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SANDERS: There are sanctions and sanctions
But in Washington, true enough, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has his hands full. New duty calls in trying to mitigate the scapegoating “populist” strategy of his boss against the banks, with Mr. Obama now threatening New York City’s role as the world’s pre-eminent financial center.
Given the high priority Iran holds in the long litany of U.S. foreign policy issues — not the least its state terrorist maneuvers in Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, Bahrain, Yemen, and most importantly Iraq and Afghanistan — an authentic sanctions route ought to be tried. Tried before it is too late.
• International Business Editor Sol Sanders, veteran foreign correspondent and analyst, writes weekly on the convergence of international politics and business-economics.
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