international intrigue

Boris Badenov Apparently Working on Iranian Nuclear Program

Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to use a cartoonish bomb diagram at the U.N. this afternoon to help demonstrate the Iranian nuclear threat may have been, as Buzzfeed’s Zeke Miller suggests, a clever way to go viral and get his message some attention. At the same time, if you’re trying to convince the world in general, and the United States in particular, to take Iran’s presumed pursuit of nuclear weapons more seriously, maybe using a prop straight out of Rocky and Bullwinkle isn’t the way to go.

Netanyahu Uses Cartoon Bomb in U.N. Speech