Severe sanctions = great business opportunities. In the end, money will buy anything you want. After the American invasion of Iraq, American soldiers found many boxes of weapons and ammunition still unopened. The documents indicated that they were received from France and Germany at the height of the embargos and sanctions upon Iraq. Israel itself dealt arms and atomic secrets to South Africa while that nation was under international arms embargos and sanctions. Iran has had extensive experience with American sanctions. They have had them for decades. Still, life goes on. While the security council is meeting, let them decide how they feel about Israels settlement expansion. They have already expressed themselves individually. Now let them speak as the united nations.
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