Credible Threat of Military Action


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Credible Threat of Military Action
This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once more warned the United States that only a “credible threat of military action” (as quoted in AFP 2010,
3) will deter Iran from building a nuclear bomb. Readers of this paper, and Americans in general, ought to be profoundly concerned that a country whose ideology is based on designating America as the “Great Satan” is on the verge of acquiring a nuclear weapon. It appears that, even as the war in Iraq has finished and operations in Afghanistan will be winding down according to President Obama’s timetable, the U.S. will soon be embroiled in some form of military confrontation with Iran. On the eve of that potential conflict, the last word that...
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.....e a necessary component of policy.
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