Obama says considering all options on Iran

WASHINGTON Thu Dec 8, 2011 12:18pm EST

President Barack Obama makes a statement on the Republican obstruction of Richard Cordray's nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  (CFPB), from the briefing room of the White House in Washington December 8, 2011.    REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama makes a statement on the Republican obstruction of Richard Cordray's nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), from the briefing room of the White House in Washington December 8, 2011.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States was considering all options on Iran and would work with allies, including Israel, to prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.

On Iran, Obama said: "No options off the table means I'm considering all options."

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Butch_from_PA wrote:
One option is to do nothing eh. Smartest move he could ever make.

Dec 08, 2011 12:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Logical123 wrote:
Obama is a bigger warmonger than Bush. He is pathetic, as are all the Republican candidates, except Ron Paul. When Obama loses his entire Navy fleet and bases in the Persian Gulf, then maybe he will wise up. Except that I am not sure he has even that much brain.

Dec 08, 2011 1:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Edward13 wrote:
Obama will do anything to be re-elected. He is now countering Gingrich’s comments to the Jewish community about moving the US embassy to Jerusalem. But strangely enough, I’m with him on this one. Iran must not have nuclear war-fighting capability.

Dec 08, 2011 2:32pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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