is to address the concerns of Russia and China in the region. It is no longer possible to go to China and Russia and ask that sanctions be imposed on Iran just because the west wants them imposed. International diplomacy means a bit of give and take. The days post collapse of the iron curtain are over, and the days when the US could demand of China or ignored are also over. China literally owns the United States. Israel and Israelis pontificating from the sidelines are irrelevant in the bigger scheme of things.
Wes Craven, director of 'Scream' and 'Nightmare on Elm Street', dies 76 (Haaretz)
from the article: Sanctions alone won't stop Iran's nuclear work