Any predictions on Iran, as in When?
Chris McGreal in Washington
Friday 17 February 2012
US officials believe Iran sanctions will fail, making military action likely
• Growing view that strike, by Israel or US, will happen
• 'Sweet spot' for Israeli action identified as September-October
Officials in key parts of the Obama administration are increasingly convinced that sanctions will not deter Tehran from pursuing its nuclear programme, and believe that the US will be left with no option but to launch an attack on Iran or watch Israel do so...
...there is a strong current of opinion within the administration – including in the Pentagon and the state department – that believes sanctions are doomed to fail....