Sunday, February 21, 2010

A 'Must Read' from Mark Steyn

Neither the first, nor, we hope, the last.

"Keeping You Safe"

From Mark Steyn


NRO (that's National Review Online)

Money Quote:

[E]ven without launching a single missile, Iran will at a stroke have transformed much of the map — and not just in the Middle East, where the Sunni dictatorships face a choice between an unsought nuclear arms race and a future as Iranian client states. In Eastern Europe, a nuclear Iran will vastly advance Russia’s plans for a de facto reconstitution of its old empire: In an unstable world, Putin will offer himself as the protection racket you can rely on. And you’d be surprised how far west “Eastern” Europe extends: Moscow’s strategic view is of a continent not only energy-dependent on Russia but also security-dependent. And, when every European city is within range of Tehran and other psycho states, there’ll be plenty of takers for that when the alternative is an effete and feckless Washington.

A Blessed 1st Sunday of Lent to one and all:


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