Iran's Behavior Continues to Make It a Pariah State

(Wall Street Journal) Matthew Levitt - The governor of Iran's central bank warned last week that failure to do more to integrate Iranian banks into the global economy could jeopardize the international agreement over Tehran's nuclear program. Iran seems to expect the Obama administration to provide benefits beyond those in the nuclear deal, including access to the U.S. financial system. The bottom line is that Iran has yet to curb or stop the illicit conduct that makes it a pariah state and a financial risk. Its government continues to support terrorism. The writer, former deputy assistant Treasury secretary for intelligence and analysis, directs the program on counterterrorism and intelligence at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

2016-04-19 00:00:00

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