Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a joint news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Russia and Iran agreed to boost their energy cooperation and continue joint efforts to help Syrian settlement. (Sergei Karpukhin/AP)

The Unintended Consequences Of America’s Sanctions Regime

Far from turning the economies of Russia, Iran and North Korea into 1990s Iraq, something very different is happening.