New U.S. Sanctions Fuel Protests and Economic Mayhem in Iran

New U.S. sanctions on Iran, combined with secondary sanctions and withdrawal from the JCPOA, are having a profound effect on the Iranian economy. Dr. Ali Fathollah-Nejad, Visting Fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, says a combination of internal and external factors are driving the downturn

New U.S. Sanctions Fuel Protests and Economic Mayhem in Iran 2/3

July 16, 2018

With more U.S. sanctions expected in November, the Iranian Rial has slid to 50% of its value.  The authoritarian Iranian state must come up with strategies to address poverty, inequality, social welfare, instead of the current preoccupation with interests of the ruling elites says Dr Ali Fathollah-Nejad, visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center

New U.S. Sanctions Fuel Protests and Economic Mayhem in Iran (1/3)

July 13, 2018

New U.S. sanctions on Iran, combined with secondary sanctions and withdrawal from the JCPOA, are having a profound effect on the Iranian economy. Dr. Ali Fathollah-Nejad, Visting Fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, says a combination of internal and external factors are driving the downturn