How Iran’s Millennials are Grappling with Crippling U.S. Sanctions
The National Interest -

Manata Hashemi

Security, Middle East

Within Iran’s lower and middle classes, youth culture is highly conformist.

In early January, after tensions between Iran and the United States escalated to the brink of war, President Donald Trump announced a detente of sorts, stating, “The United States is ready to embrace peace with all who seek it.”

It may have sounded like a conciliatory gesture, but the Trump administration went on to levy additional economic sanctions against the country only two...

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