Very elastic values

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is allegedly the “new Hitler” unless, of course, there is some money to be made, in which case…

An Israeli company has recently supplied thousands of high-tech security systems to Iran for the protection of its president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Israel Radio reported on Tuesday.

Israel Radio said Iran bought more than 70,000 of Sonar’s security systems via a branch of the firm’s in China, in a deal worth $35 million. The system is based on identifying hostile forces through radio waves.

Sonar’s owner, Ya’akov Salman, told Israel Radio it was possible that the Iranians had no idea the system was the result of Israeli development.