January 29, 2005
THIS doesn't sound like very sophisticated diplomacy.
UPDATE: Reader Billy Hollis sees beneath the surface:
Maybe it was just all a series of mistakes. Then again, the Iranians probably came away with the idea of “those crazy, blundering Americans – there’s no telling what they’ll do”. And that may be exactly what we want them to think.
Heh. I sure hope we're that smart . . . .