Monday, July 16, 2007

Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran

"A well-placed source in Washington said: "Bush is not going to leave office with Iran still in limbo..."The Washington source said Mr Bush and Mr Cheney did not trust any potential successors in the White House, Republican or Democratic, to deal with Iran decisively. They are also reluctant for Israel to carry out any strikes because the US would get the blame in the region anyway..."The red line is not in Iran. The red line is in Israel. If Israel is adamant it will attack, the US will have to take decisive action," Mr Cronin said. "The choices are: tell Israel no, let Israel do the job, or do the job yourself..."
Read the full Guardian story here.

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