Don't punt on Iran

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Author(s) Peter Schweizer
Source USA Today
Date June 26, 2007
Quotes-start.png "Iran is a major producer of oil, but it has limited refinery capacity and imports almost half of the gasoline it needs. These imports arrive by tanker, so a blockade enforced by the U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet would have a devastating and immediate effect on Iran's economy, which is already plagued by high unemployment. It is hard to imagine the hard-line government surviving such an economic catastrophe." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position United States should blockade Iran on the topic Iranian nuclear crisis.