Sanctions Won't Stop Tehran

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Author(s) Selig S. Harrison
Source The Washington Post
Date October 2, 2007
Quotes-start.png "After winning the presidency in 2005, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad recognized that nuclear weapons could be used as an emotive symbol of sovereignty. He has systematically exploited nationalist resentment of U.S. pressure on the nuclear issue to strengthen his position in dealing with the United States and to counter domestic political rivals. The drive for sanctions will only strengthen Ahmadinejad." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Economic sanctions should be imposed on Iran on the topic Iranian nuclear crisis.

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