One man’s incentive is another man’s tribute. A nation that offers incentives lacks the will to stand up and defend itself, come what may. Aethelred the Unready and Neville Chamberlain can bear witness. Peace In Our Time Alert from the TimesOnline, with thanks to JE:
Europe will help Iran to develop a “proliferation-proof” nuclear power programme in exchange for the regime agreeing to halt uranium enrichment on its own soil.
The offer is one of a series of incentives unveiled in Brussels today which are designed to succeed in reining in the Islamic republic where the faltering threat of sanctions has failed.
In advance of a general meeting of EU foreign ministers this afternoon Javier Solana, the EU’s foreign policy chief, told reporters that the package would include also include financial aid and possibly defence assistance.
Does that mean that the EU is offering to help Iran fight Israel and the U.S.?