Hassan Hakimian

Hassan Hakimian

Hassan Hakimian, director of the London Middle East Institute and reader in economics at SOAS, University of London, is a co-editor of Iran and the Global Economy: Petro Populism, Islam and Economic Sanctions.

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The View | Donald Trump’s economic sanctions on Iran are doomed to fail, as a century of experience reveals

A century of experience with sanctions, most often imposed by large countries against the small, details the pain they inflict and shows up their ineffectiveness. Among the flawed arguments used to justify them, seven fallacies must be debunked.

9 May 2019 - 5:50AM

A century of experience with sanctions, most often imposed by large countries against the small, details the pain they inflict and shows up their ineffectiveness. Among the flawed arguments used to justify them, seven fallacies must be debunked.

Donald Trump’s economic sanctions on Iran are doomed to fail, as a century of experience reveals