Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Obama Notes U.S. And Israel Looking For Diplomatic Solution To Iranian Nuke Problem

February 6, 2012 by  

Obama Notes U.S. And Israel Looking For Diplomatic Solution To Iranian Nuke Problem

President Barack Obama announced that he does not think Israel has decided whether to attack Iran over its disputed nuclear program, leaving the entire Middle East region on edge, The Associated Press reported.

According to the news outlet, Obama sought to assure allies and enemies alike that the U.S. was working with the Israelis to solve the crisis, “hopefully diplomatically.”

The AP reported that Obama’s comments came as Israel’s major allies in the West are working hard to talk it out of a unilateral military strike on the nuclear facilities of Iran, as they argued that an attack would only strengthen the leadership in Tehran.

“I don’t think that Israel has made a decision on what they need to do,” Obama said during an interview with NBC News prior to the Super Bowl.

CNN reported that the comments by Obama came after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters that there is a growing likelihood that Israel could attack Iran in the Spring. The President noted that both the U.S. and Israel were not taking any options off the table in terms of dealing with the nuclear program spearheaded by officials in Tehran.

Special To Personal Liberty

You Sound Off! is written by our readers and appears the last Wednesday of each month. If you would like to submit an article or letter to the editor for consideration for You Sound Off!, send it to yousoundoff@personalliberty.com by the Friday before the last Wednesday of the month. To be considered, a submission should be 750 words or less and must include the writer's name, address and a telephone number. Only the writer's name will be published. Anonymous submissions will not be considered.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Obama Notes U.S. And Israel Looking For Diplomatic Solution To Iranian Nuke Problem”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.