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Friends like these (III): Taiwan selling nuke components to Iran?

I thought the Taiwanese were supposed to be on our side. Helping Tehran with its nuke program doesn’t fall under that category. But be careful: This comes from a British newspaper, so file it under “interesting if true.” Photo: Chenines/Flickr

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I thought the Taiwanese were supposed to be on our side. Helping Tehran with its nuke program doesn't fall under that category. But be careful: This comes from a British newspaper, so file it under "interesting if true."

Photo: Chenines/Flickr

I thought the Taiwanese were supposed to be on our side. Helping Tehran with its nuke program doesn’t fall under that category. But be careful: This comes from a British newspaper, so file it under “interesting if true.”

Photo: Chenines/Flickr

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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