Shahriar Khateri, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq war, is a physician in Tehran.
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|Blisters and Sanctions||
It was February 1987, at the front lines near Khorramshahr, in the south of Iran along the Iraqi border. We had been engaged in heavy battles for over a week. Our troops had penetrated fortified Iraqi positions, and the Iraqis were making us pay...