The United States has long promised to ensure trade in humanitarian goods for countries under its economic sanctions. Yet the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign against Iran is rendering these legal exemptions unworkable in practice.
Amir Handjani is Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project. His work has focused on Iran-U.S. relations, Persian Gulf energy security and the Iran nuclear deal. He has published extensively in Reuters, Bloomberg, the National Interest, Newsweek, Al Jazeera, the Hill and Politico.
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