"In Texas when you invite somebody into your home it's an expression of warmth
and respect and that's how I feel about Chancellor Merkel."
"Germany is Iran 's biggest trading partner, with a 2006 surplus of €4bn"
"the incentives were the most far-reaching offered to Iran since Britain ,The Great Satan's asymmetrical hudna becomes asymmetrical jihad, implemented over a delightful southern treat.
France and Germany started negotiations with the Islamic Republic over three and
a half years ago. Iran would be offered nuclear technology, including a light
nuclear reactor, Washington would lift economic sanctions and Iran would receive
crucial spare parts for its aircraft."
green chili-cheese grits souffle, and pecan pie.
"Strategically, we see eye-to-eye. Tactically, there are some slight
differences," Gordon Johndroe, spokesman for the White House National Security
The Great Satan shared tactically slight diffs with the last of Iran's Euro biz buds.
"It emerged last night that Siemens, one of the world's largest engineering
groups and based in Germany, has pulled out of all new business dealings with
Iran after pressure from the US and German governments. This follows the
decision by Germany's three biggest banks, Deutsche, Commerzbank, and Dresdner, to quit Iran after a warning from US vice-president Dick Cheney that if firms
remain in Tehran, they are going to have problems doing business in the US."
700K jobs in Deutschland along with 46 % of US direct investment abroad was
in the EU.
EU countries accounted for more than 60 % of foreign direct investment
in the US.
Underscoring that the Great Satan wields considerable influence in the pocket books of the EU's pocket states. Since the Great Satan is paying the band, she calls the tunes.
"A European diplomat, however, said, Iran had not been offered any security
guarantees. and that "the E.U. is certainly not in a position to do offer this
because the E.U. is not a defense organization. The E.U. is not in position to
provide any security umbrella."
Also significant is that the Great Satan and Deutschland are issuing no new statements during the Deutschmarks und Grits game of Texas Hold 'em. Previous statements say it all.
"The Iranians must understand that we won't fold," Bush said. "Our
partnership is strong and for the sake of world peace, they should abandon
their nuclear ambitions."
Adds Merkel "Under no circumstances must Iran be allowed to come into
possession of nuclear weapons."
The Great Satan plays the last card close to her breast. When does the asymmetrical jihad begin?