all seem like déja vu? It sure does to me.
In Sofia where Rice was meeting with NATO leaders, the secretary inked an agreement with the Bulgarian government granting U.S. troops access to military facilities in the country.
The deal is part of a strategy of shifting troops based in Europe farther east and will deploy up to 2,500 U.S. troops to Bulgaria. It has raised suspicions in Bulgaria that the United States could one day use European soil to launch a military strike on Iran if it refuses to rein in its disputed nuclear program.
Tehran faces a Friday deadline from the Security Council to stop enriching uranium, a process that can lead either to nuclear power for electricity or to development of weapons. Iran says it only wants to generate electric power
"It's pretty clear Iran is not going to meet those requirements," Rice said. "When that happens the international community, represented by the Security Council, is going to have a choice."
"Is the Security Council going to be credible?" Rice said after meetings with NATO foreign ministers.