Post-sanction Iran: What has changed?
Iran has been struggling with consistently high unemployment and inflation rates since the implementation of the UN and US sanctions against the country. However, since the easing and lifting of many of the sanctions the Iranian economy has since seen growth.
“People talk about smart sanctions and crippling sanctions. I’ve never seen smart sanctions, and crippling sanctions cripple everyone, including innocent civilians, and make the government more popular.”
– Mohamed ElBaradei, former director general of International Atomic Energy Agency