Yglesias

Tense…

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“The Iranian military seized 15 British naval personnel in the waters off Iraq early this morning, the British Ministry of Defence said today in a statement posted to its Web site.” Here‘s the Washington Post story. Here‘s the UK MOD’s statement. This sort of thing is why it’s so unnerving to live in a country where one gets the sense that substantial elements of the US government would welcome a war with Iran were appropriate circumstances to arise.