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US military option against Iran still on table: Pentagon

Posted By admin On April 22, 2010 @ 4:46 am In Featured Stories,World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
April 22, 2010

US military action against Iran has not been ruled out, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday, after a top official said such an option was off the table in the “near term.”

The Defense Department faced questions about US policy on Iran after Michele Flournoy, undersecretary of defense for policy, reportedly said during a visit to Singapore that a strike against Iran would be a “last resort.”

“It is not on the table in the near term,” Flournoy was quoted as saying.

Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell said US strategy over Iran’s nuclear program remained unchanged, with Washington focused on diplomatic efforts to persuade Tehran to abandon uranium enrichment.

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