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Levitt: Iran Feeling Squeeze from Financial Sanctions

Interviewee: Matthew Levitt
Interviewer: Lionel Beehner
March 23, 2007

Matthew Levitt, an expert on terrorism financing at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, applauds efforts by U.S. officials to "think outside the box" and apply financial pressure against Iranian banks with ties to Tehran's atomic energy program.


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