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Any strike against Iran would not be ‘decisive’: US military chief

Posted By admin On February 23, 2010 @ 4:52 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

The top US military officer warned on Monday that any strike against Iran would not be “decisive” in countering Tehran’s nuclear program.

Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he supported using diplomatic and economic pressure against Iran and repeated his view that military action could carry “unintended consequences.”

“No strike, however effective, will be in and of itself decisive,” Mullen told a press conference after recently returning from a visit to the Middle East.

But he said the US military stood ready with plans for possible action if necessary.

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[4] Israel Vice PM: Military strike can hit all of Iran’s nuclear facilities: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-vice-pm-military-strike-can-hit-all-of-irans-nuclear-facilities.html

[5] U.S. military chief says clock ticking on Iran nuke: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-military-chief-says-clock-ticking-on-iran-nuke.html

[6] Military chief warns against striking Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/military-chief-warns-against-striking-iran.html

[7] Army chief: IDF prepared for Iran strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/army-chief-idf-prepared-for-iran-strike.html

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