TITLE

IRAN SANCTIONS: New Act Underscores Importance of Comprehensive Assessment of Sanctions' Effectiveness

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/29/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the U.S. military and dual-use goods illegally received by Iran through intermediaries in third-party nations including the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, and Malaysia. It states that the U.S. agencies have conducted investigations to reveal Iranian procurement networks. Furthermore, the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (ISA) renders sanctions against persons who invest 20 million dollars in the country's energy sector.
ACCESSION #
52792449

 

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