July 24, 2017

Iran nuclear program: On sanctions, Congress ahead of Obama

The House and Senate are progressing with bipartisan legislation to impose sanctions in response to the Iran nuclear program. But President Obama faces difficulties in the UN Security Council.
Christian Science Monitor
By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer
April 27, 2010 at 3:29 pm EDT
Washington — In the race between Congress and the Obama administration to deliver a new […]

U.S. reportedly gives billions to firms doing business with Iranian regime

Reuters
Monday, 08 March 2010
Washington (Reuters) – The U.S. government, while pushing for tougher sanctions against Tehran, has given $107 billion in the past 10 years to U.S. and foreign companies doing business in Iran, much of it in the energy sector, the New York Times reported in its Sunday editions.
Despite the threat of punishment for […]

Amid Iran’s tests, Signs of Weakness

The Christian Science Monitor
Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer of the Christian Science Monitor
Posted: July 11, 2008

WASHINGTON
With Iran reporting a second day of missile tests this week, it appears to be intent upon signaling to its adversaries – primarily the United States and Israel – that it is prepared to meet and match both provocations and any […]

Lautenberg Measure To Penalize U.S. Companies Doing Business With Iran Introduced

Senator Takes Action To Make American Companies Like Halliburton Cut Business Ties With Iran
Michael Pagan (202) 228-6393
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced a measure to deter subsidiaries of U.S-controlled companies from doing business in Iran.
“We cannot knowingly allow U.S. companies to do business with terrorist states like Iran. […]