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- Foreign Policy: How the sanctions might hurt America's potential allies inside Iran (Djavad Salehi-Isfahani)
"Both the sanctions and the government's inept response to them have contributed to the country's economic woes. But Western analysts have misjudged the severity of the crisis: Since the rial started to fall, the media has been full of tall tales of hyperinflation, economic collapse, and revolution. Much of this is based on a misunderstanding of how Iran's foreign exchange markets work."