New US Sanctions on Iran Omit Half of Military Entities Tied to Terrorism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

The Trump administration’s new sanctions on Iran, which came into effect on Monday, omit half of key entities tied to Tehran’s army forces and hardline paramilitary group known for conducting terror operations across the globe, according to a new analysis by a top watchdog organization. . . .

The failure of the new sanctions to hit these key sources of funding for the hardline Iranian regime is likely to provide further grist to Iran hawks in Congress and their allies who have expressed frustration over what they say is the Trump administration’s failure to uphold its vow to fully sanction Iran and choke off the regime’s primary funding sources.

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