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How the United States might prohibit Panama from assisting Iran in evading oil sanctions

Jeb Bush: Panama has been key to the Iranian regime’s continued survival. He says 16 percent of the world’s shipping fleet, by deadweight tonnage, is registered in Panama. The ships are at the core of a smuggling network that helped the regime export $30 billion worth of oil. Panama appears unconcerned about ensuring that it is not helping a U.S. adversary evade sanctions. Since 2020, Panama has deflagged just 18 of 130 vessels of concern, they write. Now, incredibly, Panama wants to lead the International Maritime Organization.