November 14th, 2011
06:16 PM ET

Israeli president dials back talk on Iran...a bit

A week after saying that the "possibility of a military attack against Iran is now closer to being applied than the application of a diplomatic option," Israel's president said other options need to be considered first.

In an interview airing Monday night on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight (9PET), Israeli President Shimon Peres said economic and political pressure would be preferable.

"I wouldn’t suggest to start immediately with a military operation," Peres told Piers Morgan.

Israel, Peres said, would prefer not to act alone.

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  1. 20th Stryker Soldier

    When the 20th Stryker Brigade comes, the Iranians are going to shit their pants.

    November 16, 2011 at 7:48 am | Reply
  2. private first class

    We need to support the Israel conquest of Iran. Let them have the opening shots, but let us be the guys to put boots on the ground. Lets orient Iranians to what an American boot feels like on their necks.

    November 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm | Reply
  3. M4 Skull F_cker

    Instead of dialing back, we need to nuke these motherf()ckers!

    November 15, 2011 at 10:19 am | Reply

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