Prepared Statement by Senator Richard Shelby Before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs: Minimizing Potential Threats from Iran: Assessing Economic Sanctions and Other U.S. Policy Options

July 30, 2009

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Related Country: 

  • Iran

Once again, the Committee meets to hear testimony on Iran’s support for terrorism and its determination to develop a nuclear capability. This time, however, we meet at a time that is marked by weeks of unprecedented social, economic, and political upheaval in Iran.