Britain and Iran

"Britain has accused Iran of responsibility for explosions which have caused the deaths of all eight UK soldiers killed in Iraq this year. A senior British official, briefing correspondents in London, blamed Iranian Revolutionary Guards." -- That's from the BBC.

That's big news... because when one country accuses another of killing its soldiers, well, it often leads to declarations of war.

There's a fellow at National Review named Michael Ledeen. He churns out article after article on the topic of how Iran is America's true enemy, and that in fact we are already at war with Iran, but haven't realized it yet. Apparently, he's Karl Rove's Iran guy. His tone is so desperate, so pleading, for all of us to wake up and realize this point that I find myself pitying this neocon to whom no one will listen. It could do with the fact that he also writes about how democracy is bubbling up in Iraq. I'll point to his article when it comes out -- expressing, I expect, morbid glee.

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