They only hurt common folks. The powerful still get their croissants everyday flown in from Paris. Another effect of sanctions , they might trigger wars ( the feeling of being besieged or economicaly cornered example Japan pre Pearl Harbor).If the intention of the snactions is to affect Iranian Policy , they will fail and might trigger a war..
IDF deputy chief: I had no intention to compare IDF, trends in Germany 70 years ago (Haaretz)
from the article: France's Sarkozy: Military strike on Iran would trigger Middle East war
'Quiet and regular daily routine are a mutual interest and we will strive to keep them,' IDF says.04:42 05.05.16 | 4 comments