Congress Passes Iran Sanctions Bill--Harsh, but It Could Have Been Worse

McArthur, Shirl
October 2012
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p28
The article reports on the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 that was approved by the U.S. Congress before its recess in August 2012. The law is an amended version of the separate Iran sanctions bills filed by Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Senator Tim Johnson. The insertions by Senators Rand Paul and Jon Kyi are included in the approved bill.


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