As Vladimir Putin and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad meet in Tehran, we have one authoritarian leader determined to stoke the fires of war that may lead to the death of millions meeting with another. I cannot help but wonder if their introduction sounds something like this:

Please allow me to introduce myself
I’m a man of wealth and taste
Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name.

The problem is, I am not sure which of them would be saying it.