Thursday, August 30, 2012

Iranian head-scratcher; do they or don't they?

I am not quite sure what to make of this, so I will let it stand as is and let you decide.  It could be a good thing, it could be very bad but my gut tells me it's the latter.

From Reuters August 30

Iran leader rules out nuclear bomb, will pursue energy

(Reuters) - Iran has no interest in nuclear weapons but will keep pursuing peaceful nuclear energy, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told heads of state from developing countries in Tehran.

Iran, hosting a summit of the 120-nation Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), is hoping the high-profile event will prove that Western efforts to isolate it and punish it economically for its disputed nuclear programme have failed.

"Our motto is nuclear energy for all and nuclear weapons for none," Khamenei told the assembled heads of state.

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