U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Harmful for Future The Bush administration imposes sanctions on the Quds division of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and banks with ties to the Guard, charging the Guard is a terrorist organization. These are the the first sanctions to target the armed forces of a foreign government.
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U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Harmful for Future

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U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Harmful for Future

U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Harmful for Future

U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Harmful for Future

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The Bush administration imposes sanctions on the Quds division of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps and banks with ties to the Guard, charging the Guard is a terrorist organization. These are the harshest sanctions against Iran since its seizure of the U.S Embassy in 1979, and the first sanctions to target the armed forces of a foreign government.

Flynt Leverett, a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, where he directs the Geopolitics of Energy Initiative, speaks with Scott Simon.