#1 Good drug dealers don't use drugs - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • kozik
    • 16.12.09 | 21:06 (IST)

    It's true, they are sitting atop massive oil deposits, but it's also 80% of their economy. Restructuring an economy and energy policy takes a lot of time under normal circumstances. Just look at Brazil it took them nearly half a century. If the UN sanctions were repealed today it would take a couple decades for the damage to be undone. So in reality it would take them at least two generations to restructure so growth can begin. They've already made ~30 years of progress towards restructuring the energy policy.

    from the article: U.S. warns Iran: Meet nuclear obligations or face 'next step'
    First published 03:02 16.12.09 | Last updated 15:27 29.12.09
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