U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says any overtures Washington makes to Iran will be done in consultation with its Middle East allies.
The Window of Opportunity for US Iran Relations
by Sahar Jooshani, NIAC
"You can't bomb knowledge," said Robert Litwak, Director of the Division of International Security Studies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. According to Litwak, bombing Iran's nuclear sites will not deter future technological developments. US military action, he explained, would only trigger major responses worldwide, specifically a worsening of the fragile state of Iraq and "a rally around the flag effect in Iran."
U.S. commits to arms control, engaging with Iran
By Borzou Daragahi, Los Angeles Times
Reporting from Vienna -- At the first board meeting of the world's nuclear watchdog since the inauguration of President Obama, his envoy today committed the United States to diplomatic outreach and disarmament of its own nuclear stockpile as ways to dissuade nations such as Iran from pursuing atomic weapons.
Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.
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