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Whoa: US Official Says America 'Ready to Strike' Iran

ManimalCrackers Wrote: May 18, 2012 1:19 AM
"Yeah... I'm still waiting for... "peace."" As am I, BrotheWSr, as am I. I used to mock Ron Paul's foreign policy ideas. Then one day I stopped letting the establishment think for me, began thinking it through on my own, and became an overnight Ron Paul supporter.

Although the presidential elections have taken center stage of late, there's another round of nuclear talks with Iran taking place in the coming week, and tensions are running high. There's long been suspicion that Israel may preemptively strike Iran if it doesn't cease its nuclear program, but now it seems that the US is openly admitting it, too, is prepared to strike if diplomacy fails.

The U.S. has plans in place to attack Iran if necessary to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons, Washington's envoy to Israel said, days ahead of a crucial round of nuclear talks...