Skip to comments.An Iran-Russia-China axis? (Axis of dictatorship)
Posted on 10/27/2005 8:40:51 AM PDT by Wiz
The decision by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to refer Iran's nuclear programme to the UN Security Council has thrown into sharp focus relations between Iran and Russia. Moscow may soon have to choose whether to back Iran or align itself with the US and the European Union (EU) in reining in Iran's nuclear intentions.
Russia appears ready to co-operate with both the USA and Iran in order to boost its trade relations with the two countries. Although Russia is also a leading oil exporter and therefore unlikely to be intimidated by Iranian threats to reduce oil sales, the Russian nuclear industry is dependent on the completion of Iran's USD1 billion Bushehr project, which Moscow hopes will be followed by future billion-dollar contracts. Russia's defence industries, also badly in need of an economic boost through exports, have also been selling weapons systems and aircraft to Iran.
Meanwhile, China is becoming even more dependent on Iran for energy. A November 2004 deal to supply China with gas worth USD100 billion is likely rise to a total of USD200 billion after a similar oil agreement is finalised. Iran will export 10 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually for 25 years in return for Chinese investment in exploration and drilling.
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Seems to me Iran and China are more dangerous to Russia now.
How cute. Let these freaks drill all the oil they want. I say let's accelerate to hyperspeed the rush to new drilling in America coupled with higher CAFE amounts and an absolute committment at the Federak, state and local levels for new fuels and energy sources. WHERE IS OUR BOSTON HARBOR!?! WHERE IS OUR DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE? F OPEC!
Anybody ever watch that cheesy Nostradamus program that was on back in the eighties?
Similarites are pretty creepy.
Don't forget Chavez's Venezuelia, Cuba, and the part of Nicaragua that Daniel Ortega controlls!
And Vietnam, Thailand, and others!
It also is wishing for winning the Powerball lottery twice in a row....
Russia has decided to try to ride a fascist tiger again. On such decisions are World Wars started.
Human nature is a hard thing to avoid.
And let's not forget the oil deal that China signed with Brazil.
The Chinese are cornering the energy market and the commies are looking to make a comeback by torpedoing the U.S. economy.
"can't kill 1.2 billion muslims and 1.5 chinese"
Don't have to kill them all
just destroy their country's ability to function. The Aswan and 3 Gorges dams would be a nice start
What disturbs me is that Russia may be destroyed by aliances with militant Muslims (what we call islamofascists).
A neutrality pack with Hitler did not spare Russia in WWII.
You cannot ride this tiger called islamofascism. After it is done with you, it will eat you.
If you make a world wide pact to bring down the U.S. economy, who will be there to send you aid to fight the tiger when it inevitably turns on you?
We were allies in WWII and sent Russia a lot of aid to fight the Nazis.
Yes, it was also in our best interest then. But this is another time when the survival of both our countries is threatened, whether your leaders can see that yet or not.
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