US still not ruling out military action on Iran

By
April 11, 2006 04:31

Administration officials say they remain committed to a diplomatic solution to ensure Iran does not obtain nuclear weapons. But they will not rule out military action as an option, even as they try to tamp down talk about military planning. "I know here in Washington prevention means force," President George W. Bush said Monday. "It doesn't mean force, necessarily. In this case, it means diplomacy," the president added, calling recent newspaper and magazine reports about US military planning on Iran "just wild speculation."


Related Content

Kuwait Airways
May 24, 2018
Austrian government may bar Kuwait Airways because of anti-Israel bias

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL