Dawning realization about ticking clocks.
Has Europe given up on the UN? Both the UK and EU today announced new sanctions on Iran after their outright refusal of a new incentive package offered by Europe to stop Tehranís nuclear-weapons program. The mullahcracy apparently didnít want to talk about it this time, despite the BBCís odd analysis last week, and Europe apparently doesnít want to wait for the UN Security Council to act, either:
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday announced new sanctions against Iran and a small increase in troops for Afghanistan, handing President Bush a symbolic boost on the last day of his weeklong farewell trip to Europe.
Brown, appearing with Bush at a 10 Downing Street news conference, said Britain and the European Union would act later Monday to freeze the assets of Iranís largest bank, Bank Melli, in response to Tehranís refusal to sus
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