Thursday, July 24, 2008

While Barack was in Berlin

preaching his gospel of a world without nukes.

Iran was announcing that they would no longer be cooperating with the IAEA.

Iran signaled Thursday that it will no longer cooperate with U.N. experts probing for signs of clandestine nuclear weapons work, confirming the investigation is at a dead end a year after it began.

The announcement from Iranian Vice President Gholam Reza Aghazadeh compounded skepticism about denting Tehran's nuclear defiance, just five days after Tehran stonewalled demands from six world powers that it halt activities capable of producing the fissile core of warheads.

And "prominent Democrats" led by John Kerry were calling for increased US diplomatic presence in Iran. They want to "engage the regime in Tehran and reach out to the Iranian people."