The Heat: US-Iran sanctions
- Published: 02 May 2019
- The U.S. announced it will no longer give waivers to countries that purchase oil from Iran in an effort to thwart Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. The move directly impacts five countries including China, The Republic of Korea, Japan, India and Turkey. Tonight’s panel takes a look at that, with Mohammad Marandi, a professor of English Literature and Orientalism at the University of Tehran; Negar Mortazavi, a journalist and consultant editor at The Independent; Sara Hsu, an assistant professor of economics at the State University of New York at New Paltz and John Sitilides, a geopolitical strategist with Trilogy Advisors.