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'Maximum pressure' on Iran amid coronavirus could backfire for Trump

In The News, 8 April 2020
Iran, International Security Studies
Tabrizi believes that despite humanitarian exemptions, US sanctions have already hollowed out Iran's health care system, leaving it vulnerable to coronavirus. "What COVID did was just further amplify the situation in terms of amplifying the crises," she says, pointing out that the country's medical system and supplies had already been crippled before the pandemic broke out.

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Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi is Senior Research Fellow at the International Security Studies department at RUSI. Her research is... read more