Perhaps had they honored their previous commitments, as in the delivery of the ss300, they may well have been in a better position with regards to leverage. Still, nothing remains stable for long when it comes to world affairs, things change rapidly often initiated and emanating from quarters hither too ignored or discounted as irrelevant. I shall continue watch with interest.
Afghanistan examining claim Taliban leader Mullah Omar died (AP)
from the article: Russia warns Israel and West not to attack Iran over nuclear program