Iran rejects nuclear deal trumpeted as a 'victory' by Obama

It's true that most news has a limited shelf life. It's hard to remember what happened last week much less last month.Let me jog your memory. On October 1 in Geneva, the so called "P5+1" powers met with Iran and at the end of the day, announced that a deal had been reached for Iran to ship its low enriched uranium out of the country to complete its processing, thus assuring that it could not turn its stockpile into a weapon.This "agreement" was hailed at the time as proof that engaging Iran in diplomacy works. The left, as the left is wont to do, stuck its tongue out at Obama detractors and gave a big "I told ya so" to the right.But all was not well with this "agreement." In fact, the ground began to shift within a couple of days as the Iranian leadership became more and more reluctant. They wanted to ship the stockpile piecemeal. They wanted guarantees. They wanted respect. They whined that the west was setting a trap.And now Stratfor ...(Read Full Post)