Friday, June 25, 2010

Telegraphing Our Punch

We've spent so much time talking about how we could hurt Iran by blocking their gasoline imports that nobody should be shocked that Iran took advantage of the warning we gave them:

As Congress prepares to target Iran's vital fuel imports as part of its most far-reaching sanctions package yet, observers say the Tehran government has already done much to deflect the impact of the new U.S. measures.

That's the problem with giving an enemy time--they use it.