The Enemy of My Enemy

Russia is playing a dangerous game as nuclear supplier to Iran. We cannot separate our Middle East policy from the ambitions of Vladimir Putin to restore Russia as a Great Power. Rick Moran has a blogpost here at the American Thinker in which he bemoans the Russian "assistance" to Iran, the supplying of nuclear material to the Terror Masters. He makes the following statement: What incentive the Iranians have gotten from the Russians to put away their nuclear enrichment toys and embrace the Bear as a partner in their energy producing reactors is hard to find. They no more want to be dependent on Russian goodwill to run their reactors as they wish to be beholden to the west. The issue isn't bomb making anyway. It's enrichment. And the Russian's move to sell the nuclear fuel to Iran only encourages resistance by the mullahs to western entreaties to halt their enrichment program. And given that what puny sanctions that are already in place are in jeopardy of being...(Read Full Post)