"Tehran perceives an international climate in which America cannot afford to place serious sanctions on Iran.
Oil, gas and central-bank sanctions would boost energy prices beyond a tolerable threshold—and the idea is to hurt Iran, not itself. Iranian decision makers also see an international community that is genuinely concerned with Tehran’s reaction to increased pressure.
What if the Islamic Republic drops out of the nuclear nonproliferation treaty altogether?
The view is that Washington then would face confrontations for which it does not have the bandwidth."
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