January 17, 2006

Iran is Now Open

Getting a visa to enter Iraq is more of a bureaucratic hassle than I thought it would be. It’s the kind of pain in the ass paperwork nightmare that makes me want to break things. Just figuring out the procedure has become my new full time job. (If I lived in Washington DC it would be easier.)

If you think bureaucracy is bad in the US and the EU, come hang out here for a couple of months. Gack!

Meanwhile, Iran has decided to issue tourist visas on arrival for people from every country in the world except Israel.

So: It is now easier for an American to visit the “Axis of Evil” than a country that supposedly belongs to the “American Empire.”

Posted by Michael J. Totten at January 17, 2006 5:07 AM
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