12:08am

Thu January 26, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: The standoff between Iran, Israel, and the West

On today's Your Call, we’ll have conversation about the recent rounds of sanctions on Iran. In response, Iran has threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz through which 20 percent of global oil supplies pass. How are the sanctions impacting Iran’s economy? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. How alarming is the standoff between Iran and the West? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guests:

Kaveh Ehsani, assistant Professor of International Studies at DePaul University 

Chris Toensing, executive director of the Washington-based Middle East Research and Information Project and editor of its quarterly magazine, Middle East Report

Web Resources:

Chris Toensing, MERIP:  Ratcheting Up the Rhetoric on Iran

Jeff Glekin, Reuter:  Indian economy could gain from Iran sanctions

 Shirzad Bozorgmehr and Moni Basu, CNN: Sanctions take toll on ordinary Iranians

Kevin Brass, The National: Sanctions spur surge of Iranians buying luxury homes in Dubai

Christoph Sydow, Spiegel : Sanctions Benefit Iran's Revolutionary Guards

 

 

 

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