Even Neville Facepalms

Even the damned shade of the late and utterly unlamented Neville Chamberlain is facepalming over Obama’s other the other P5+1’s initial deal with Iran over its nuclear weapons program.

Trust Me
Trust Me

Of course, currently they’ve only reach an agreement of the framework of what they’re going to argue over. Hence, it’s a little early to start hand wringing and gnashing our teeth.

But any agreement or even the process of crafting a framework for a nuclear deal with Iran is plagued by two problems – Taqiyya and Kitman. Given that these are both specifically Persian and Shiite religious concepts that specifically allow for lying to infidels, how can anyone but a Nevillian fool trust the Iranians?

Related Reading:

Triple-Axis: China, Russia, Iran and Power Politics (Library of International Relations)
Peace to Such Foolishness!
Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life
American Foreign Policy Since World War II
Foolishness to the Greeks: The Gospel and Western Culture

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