Obviously the “never-give-up-our-nukes” declaration of the Iranian President convinced the European Union, which joined with the United States in urging the International Atomic Energy Agency to report Iran to the UN Security Council for treaty violations. (DR, 9/22/05) Australia, Canada, and Japan added their voices to the request, as well. However, according to the Washington Post, several members of the IAEA board—most notably Russia, China, and several developing counties that have nuclear programs—are dragging their feet. Color us surprised.
An Active-Duty Airman set himself on fire in front of the Israeli Embassy this afternoon, the Air Force confirmed to Air & Space Forces Magazine. The man, who was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition, has not yet been publicly identified.