Thursday, August 03, 2006

The Last 10 Minutes - The Ancient Art of Saber Rattling

On Monday the UN gave Iran an ultimatum: stop its nuclear program or face sanctions. Today, Iran's Foreign Relations Vice Minister Manuchehr Mohammadi warned such sanctions would increase the cost of oil to $200 a barrel, almost three times as much as the current price. Apparently they are engaged in the gentlemanly game of "saber rattling" - or, in local colloqualism, where I'm from, we call it bullshi**ing.

View the video report here.


Blogger Meepers said...

Ahh yes, the great teat of the oil barrels. You know, if you'd wanted a real saber to rattle, I know this guy.....

August 04, 2006 10:30 AM  
Blogger the sightspeed guy said...

I know a guy with a saber, too :)

August 07, 2006 9:53 AM  

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