The six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a consortium of countries set up as an alternative to NATO is being held right now in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. But it’s missing one important guest – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who may be missing the meeting in order to snub Russia. Instead, a delegation will go in his place while he… heads to the Expo. That’s right: “…he is leaving Dushanbe on Thursday morning to Shanghai” for the World Expo, ambassador Ali-Asghar Sherdoost said to Reuters. Er… Welcome to our shores?