GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
1995: The U.S. imposes oil and trade sanctions against Iran.

The U.S. imposes oil and trade sanctions on Iran for allegedly sponsoring terrorism, seeking to acquire nuclear arms, and promoting hostility to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Iran denies the charges.

PBS Thawing Relations
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/middle_east /jan-june00/iran_3-17.html

NewsHour reports on U.S.-Iran relations. (March 2000)


PBS Terror in Tehran: Chronology of U.S.-Iran Relations
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline /shows/tehran/etc/cron.html

From Iran's efforts early in the 20th century to forge its independence to President George W. Bush's "axis of evil" speech and its aftermath