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Can Iran's Central Bank Be Sanctioned?

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 02.06.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Iran's oil exports make up 80 percent of its total exports and account for half of government revenues. With most of this revenue being funneled through the central bank, sanctioning it could devastate the country's economy.

Don't Sanction Iran for Sanctions' Sake

Benjamin Loehrke | Posted 10.18.2011 | World
Benjamin Loehrke

While existing sanctions have contributed to constraining the Iranian regime's nuclear program, this latest sanctions proposal against Iran's central bank could make dealing with Iran harder and war more likely.