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(Featured) Things That Go Boom: Will sanctions lead to new nuclear negotiations?

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If you want to know how sanctions are playing out in Iran, look no further than the classified ads. You’ll find folks selling unused cosmetics, pets and something even more unusual. But you might also come across people like Alireza Jahromi, an entrepreneur with a chain of trendy burger joints. He says sanctions are like a tsunami — destructive, but, if you know how to surf, you grab your board and paddle out. And he says Iran, metaphorically speaking, is a country of surfers. On this bonus episode from The World's partners at the Things That Go Boom podcast, host Laicie Heeley asks if US policymakers may have underestimated Iranian resiliency and whether President Trump’s suffocating sanctions are likely to lead to new nuclear negotiations or just reinforce a bitter feud.

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