President Obama told AIPAC that there had been a lot of “loose talk” about war with Iran, but that diplomacy was still the best course of action for both the U.S. and Israel. According to CBS News:
“Now is not the time for bluster,” Obama said. “Now is the time to let our increased pressure sink in.”
“I think that the Israeli government recognizes that, as president of the United States, I don’t bluff. I also don’t, as a matter of sound policy, go around advertising exactly what our intentions are. But I think both the Iranian and the Israeli governments recognize that when the United States says it is unacceptable for Iran to have a nuclear weapon, we mean what we say.”
Do you think Obama’s strategy to play both sides on Iran is right? Will it work to avoid a war?
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