January 25, 2012
The United States is determined to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon and will take no options off the table to achieve that goal, U.S. President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Obama said a peaceful resolution of the Iran nuclear dispute is still possible if Iran changes course and meets international obligations. He said Iran’s regime is “more isolated than ever before, its leaders are faced with crippling sanctions, and as long as they shirk their responsibilities, this pressure will not relent.”
While Obama could not engage in the same personal attacks that have characterized the Republican primaries debates, his words were unmistakably marked by the election-year. He began by reminding American citizens that he has fulfilled his elections promises, including bringing troops back from Iraq, and reminding them of one of the most symbolic accomplishments of his administration: killing al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden.
This article was posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 4:11 am