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Born at the Crest of the Empire

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Iran

The US gets a new set of sanctions against Iran. The sanctions freeze the international assets of many semi-governmental institutions like some of the Revolutionary Guard's external businesses.

Also, these sanctions are in place prohibiting "any activity related to ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons."

That would seem to be a significant expansion.

Also, Brazil and Turkey voted no on the Security Council resolution, presumably in preference to their own proposed nuclear solution in conjunction with Iran.

3 Comments:

  • The ship inspections are the important part. The Iranians will surely see them as insulting and provocative.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 8:26 AM  

  • True.

    And if either side wants an incident....

    By Blogger mikevotes, at 10:52 AM  

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