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  • Main Title Iran Sanctions


  • Author: Katzman, Kenneth
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2012-04-26


  • English


  • Content Description: The objective of sanctions may be on its way to achievement but has not been accomplished to date. U.S. officials believe that these sanctions caused Iran to return to the nuclear bargaining table in April 2012 with greater seriousness and intent toward peaceful resolution. Despite the imposition of what many now consider to be "crippling" sanctions, some in Congress believe that economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran needs to increase further and faster. In the 112th Congress, legislation would enhance both the economic sanctions and human rights-related provisions of a previous Iran sanctions laws However, movement on new sanctions might be on hold pending the outcome of a second round of nuclear talks slated for May 23 in Baghdad.
  • Physical Description: 81 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - U.S. - Iran
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - Iran - U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Trade
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Sanctions (International law)


  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Iran


  • ark:/67531/metacrs9002


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RS20871
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS20871_2012Apr26
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc85482