there is no way in hell that this will STOP iran from doing anything. they're pretty self-reliant as it is, due to their oil. all this will do is make iranians think that, hey, maybe the president is right--maybe the west really DOES hate us and want us all to die. thus the islamist movement in iran grows, the moderates get silenced, and bombs are made regardless. mark my words. sanctions never work, we've known this since the end of world war i.
UN warns Turkey against calling buffer a 'safe zone' unless guarantees civilians' safety (Reuters)
from the article: UN passes new nuclear sanctions resolution against Iran