Intriguing article on the Asia Times website today:
The Blair government is using Iran as a smokescreen for its increasingly desperate plight in Iraq. The British dilemma in Iraq is simple but also intractable: they have devoted significant resources to the conflict, but have only marginal influence on the real decision-making (which is done by the Americans). (Asia Times)
The Author of the piece is Mahan Abedin of the Jamestown Foundation, which has former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski as one of its board members.