AIPAC's analysis of current issues, policy and legislation.
August 04, 2008
Iran has failed to respond positively to a package of economic, security and political incentives offered by the United States and other world powers. Instead, Tehran once again has sought to exploit such overtures with delaying tactics, hoping to gain time to perfect its uranium enrichment capabilities and block the imposition of harsher sanctions. This continued defiance must be met with immediate and biting sanctions to persuade the regime to abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons.