QUISLING BRITAIN….Mario Loyola entertains us further:
What we haven’t seen yet — but it probably won’t be long — are the details of the promises Iran extracted concerning its territorial integrity….Getting the British to agree to back down from the nuclear standoff — getting them to promise not to allow the U.S. to use the airbase at Diego Garcia — would be an enormous victory for the Mullahs. And it shouldn’t be long before they start bragging about it.
Does he seriously believe this? That Britain agreed to (a) back off on the Iranian nuclear program and (b) deny the U.S. use of their bases? That’s crazy. The British managed to demonstrate that in this case patient diplomacy was a better idea than bluster and threats, and the hawks just can’t stand it. The result is bizarre concoctions like this one.