Russia Defends Iranian Nuke Program; Considers Position Good Customer Service
While the civilized world has reacted with horror at Irans plan to harness the energy of the atom, as in bombs away, Russia has steadfastly defended the menacing mullahdoms nuclear ambitions.
At first, any person distinguished for responsible behavior is taken back by such apparently reckless advocacy, not only because it seems wildly risky, if not outright self-destructive, but also because one does not expect it from people who have decided to present themselves as such reformed friends of humanity and trustworthy politicos that they dress in spiffy garb, instead of in their former universal drab.
We, however, turn to the hard-learned observation that, if anybodys behavior doesnt seem to make sense, you probably just dont understand what his or her goals are.
Seen this way, the gremlin in the Kremlin is as obvious as the red power tie we often see dangling from Vladimir Putin’s neck. Iran buys weapons from Russia and will now buy enriched uranium, too, and Russia is just servicing the customer.
As V. P., who brought order to Russia by ordering his Russian...