Events

Us Iran Financial War 2011 to 2013

Us Iran Financial War 2011 to 2013

US Iran Financial War 2011 to 2013
Financial War

From 2011 to 2013 the United States waged a Financial War on Iran in response to Iran's Nuclear aggression.

More About Us Iran Financial War 2011 to 2013

The US Used the Following Financial Warfare Tactics
  • US Implemented sanctions on Iranian individuals and entities
    • US encouraged other countries to implement/follow sanctions
  • Industrial & Computer System Sabotage (Hacking)
  • US excluded Iran from using the Fedwire US dollar payment system
    • Iran unable to send or receive dollars
    • Iran switch to using Euros through the European SWIFT system
  • US put pressure on partners to ban IRAN from SWITF system
  • Iran cutoff from receiving in demand currency for oil

Iran Was Impacted By These Tactics
  • Resorted to using black market to secure Dollars to buy international goods
  • Value of the currency plunged
  • Residents made a run on the banks
  • Interest rates skyrocketed (20%+)
  • Increased Inflation
  • Demonstrations Against the Government

Conclusion
  • In 2013 Iran agreed to meet with the United States regarding its weapons program
  • Ultimately the JCPOA was signed in 2015

2011 - 2013 Us Iran Financial War Goals
  • Destabilize the Country
  • Invoke Regime Change
  • Ultimately persuade Iranian leadership to enter into an agreement regard its nuclear weapons