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‘Loose Talk of War’ Only Helps Iran, President Says

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As Republicans on the campaign trail ramped up their support for Israel in a possible military strike on Iran, President Obama used a speech before a pro-Israel lobbying group on Sunday to warn against the “loose talk of war” that could serve to speed Iran toward a nuclear weapon.
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February 17, 2012

Weekly Show

As the GOP presidential primary race between Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney tightens, the panel previews the Arizona and Michigan primaries. Plus, President Barack Obama’s proposed budget, a deal to extend payroll tax cuts, and tensions over Iran’s nuclear program. Joining Gwen: Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Jackie Calmes, New York Times; Susan Davis, USA Today; Martha Raddatz, ABC News.

 

Israeli P.M.: Iran's 'Aggression Must Be Stopped'

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Tensions with Iran have increased after the prime minister's comments.

U.S. Carrier Group Makes Way Through Strait of Hormuz

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It was just after dawn when three U.S. warships and a carrier strike group began their long, tense transit through the Strait of Hormuz. The strait has become a pressure point as Iran increases the heat of its rhetoric against the United States because of fresh economic sanctions imposed against it.

U.S. General Prepared for Iranian Aggression

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Iran accused of plotting car bomb attacks against diplomats in India, Georgia.
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U.S. Officials Point To Iran As Growing Threat

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Iran is moving toward a nuclear capability, but its intentions are unclear. Al-Qaida is weakened but remains dangerous. In Afghanistan, the Taliban are a determined adversary, but it may make sense to negotiate with them.


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Iran Threat: Attack on U.S.?

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Intelligence officials see growing risk of Iranian spies and possible attack.

In Iran's Oil Gambit, EU Nations Have Much To Lose

On The Radar

The Europeans are in the midst of their most serious economic crisis in 60 years, and now they're hearing it's not just their own fate they have to consider: The whole global economy hangs in the balance. The International Monetary Fund last week warned that if Europe's problems get any worse, it could push the entire world back into recession.
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Insiders Detail Obama Administration's Tough Choice About Iran

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The Obama administration is locked in a fierce internal debate about whether to order military strikes against Iran's nuclear facilities, a move that would represent a high-stakes gamble that Iran’s nuclear program could be destroyed without triggering a new Mideast war. High-level deliberations about issues as important as Iran are held behind closed doors in secure facilities at the White House and the Pentagon, rarely giving outsiders a view of various options under discussion.

U.S. Man Sentenced to Death in Iran

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Iranian court convicted Amir Mirza Hekmati of working for CIA, spying for U.S.