Friday, September 12, 2008

US a step closer to Iran blockade

By Kaveh L Afrasiabi
Asia Times

"The new unilateral United States sanctions on Iran's shipping industry are unlikely to have much economic effect. They do, though, indicate the George W Bush administration's intention to escalate pressure on Tehran as a prelude for more serious and dangerous actions, such as a naval blockade to choke Iran's access to imported fuel....."

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