I have “previously commented”:http://www.totalwonkerr.net/2122/carrot-and-stick on the use of metaphors in foreign policy discussions, but Amb. Soltanieh’s “statement”:http://www.irna.ir/ENNewsShow.aspx?NID=30669196 contained a true gem that I must share.
Commenting on the annex to this month’s “IAEA DG report”:http://www.totalwonkerr.net/2149/nov-2011-iaea-iran-report about Iran’s nuclear program, Soltanieh argued that “there was no surprise since all issues were repeated several times before and the annex does not include any reliable authenticated documents supporting allegation.”
Based on this claim, he concluded that
bq. It was proved that the so called “Big Elephant in the room of DG“ was “Tiny Mouse” but not a natural mouse but a plastic computer mouse fabricated in USA.
On travel next few days. Have a nice weekend.