Young people in Iran likely to blame regime for tougher US sanctions


Obama is popular, and many Iranians, especially among the young people, think Obama gave a fair shake to the Iranian government with his offer for unconditional dialogue. These new sanctions will have an impact on Iran, but there’s a bigger chance now that people will blame that on the government” and not on the US.

Bahman Baktiari, director of the Middle East Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, on the effect of US sanctions on Iran.

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