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    • oz
    • 29.09.09 | 12:21 (IST)

    It is a riddle for me that some people still talks of sanctions,they still believe in that"weapon".It is a"paper gun".Ineffective on regimes,and dreadful on the population. We have tried that so many times before with the same results.Kim Ill,Saddam,Assad,what do they care,they will have the same cars,the same palaces,the same cloths,the same food,and the same trips.The people will have less,much less than the little they are used to have.I wonder why sanctions are so overrated,why they still believe in the "toothless tiger".

    from the article: ANALYSIS / Why is Israel suddenly praising Iran sanctions?
    First published 01:27 29.09.09 | Last updated 15:40 29.09.09
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