November 4th, 2011
10:44 AM ET

Military action against Iran?

Speculation is reaching a critical mass that Israel is getting closer to launching a military strike against Iran's nuclear program. Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jill Dougherty takes a look at the current state of affairs.


Filed under: Iran • Nuclear • Security Clearance on TV • State Department
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  1. CamdenNJReader

    OK.....wont we realize THIS TIME that all of this so called information is fraudulent. Everything you are reading about Iran is a lie. The New York nTimes ran 3 years of lies so Cheney couold attack Iraq. CNN, NBC, repeated all the lies because of the sources they were coming from. Its happening again.

    November 25, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Reply
  2. gmoney

    If Iran was actually preparing to use a nuclear weapon they would be vaporized in minutes by the Israeli nuclear arsenal. This is all war propaganda. Not to mention they have a sub-par military that is at least 20 years behind our's and Israel's. They are not a threat to U.S. national security, which means we should do nothing to them.

    November 18, 2011 at 1:56 pm | Reply
    • The Dude

      Yea and how far behind in warfare was OBL and his crew that hijacked our planes? No threat?

      November 18, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Reply
      • Kirsten

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        June 28, 2012 at 1:27 pm |
    • Scotty

      Again, what a laugher you are!. Once nuclear weapons are in play, the world can only hope that they aren't exported to terrorists. N. Korea, Pakistan, India and Israel all have nuclear weapons. Only Israel has been attacked, and that's because the arab's believe that if they kill the Jews at a rate of 1 dead Jew to 1000 dead arabs it's a good deal for the arabs.

      November 22, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Reply
    • Exodia

      What the hell is going on! I went backpacking all summer, all around the USA, and this is what I come back to! WW3 is like 9 years away for sure then! Thats a real good Guess, I'd say!

      November 23, 2011 at 11:35 pm | Reply
  3. STUDSO

    If Israel says its so the US must JUMP!!!!! OBOMBUS is worse than George W any day. At least George was stupid and lied to your Face!!! Obombus Lied from day one to the American people and the world!!!! He is lower than pond scum!!!

    November 13, 2011 at 6:48 pm | Reply
    • Scotty

      What a laugher you are! Iranian IED's were killing American soldiers left and right in Iraq. Iran has exported tons of military hardware to Hezbullah. Hezbullah killed hundreds (273?) soldiers in a suicide bombing in Beirut. Why were our soldiers there? To protect Arafat from the Israelis. If you aren't an American, I can see you jotting down such stupid comments as a form of propaganda. As an American, you should know better.

      November 22, 2011 at 3:01 pm | Reply
  4. STUDSO

    In 1953 the US overthrew a democratic government so they could rip off the oil!!!! When the Iranian people threw The Shah and USA out we were OUTRAGED!!!!! How dare they deny us access to our OIL!!! Iran and Russia sit on the biggest energy reserves in the WORLD(pars gas field) Iran has attacked NO ONE . Israel has shot up the uss liberty the us has shot down Iranian airliners put stuxnet virus in computers and spent 400 million since GW Bush tp overthrow their government!!!! WHOSE EVIL HERE!!!!

    November 13, 2011 at 6:45 pm | Reply
    • Steve

      This is just ridiculous. Iran blew up the Jewish center in Argentina. It killed ex-patriots throughout Europe. It provided IED's to its Iraqi followers who used them to kill US soldiers. Iran has threatened the destruction of Israel on many occasions. If Iraq gets a nuclear weapon it will use it. The Iranian government believes that Armageddon must come for the missing Imam to return. They are fanatics and must be stopped before they go nuclear.

      November 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm | Reply
  5. gerald

    Iran is threatening to mount an attack on Israel via the Syrian border. According to an Iranian news agency, 30,000 Syrian and Palestinian men have spent the past three months training to infiltrate Israel in order to carry out suicide missions.

    November 11, 2011 at 10:23 pm | Reply
  6. Drone Operator

    Lets do it. Nuke these motherf-ckers !

    November 8, 2011 at 8:53 am | Reply
    • Tom Clark

      You are joking, right?

      November 15, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Reply
    • wicked b

      How about nuke the maggot hole between your mother's legs? You cowardly, despicable POS.

      November 24, 2011 at 7:02 am | Reply
  7. TheLastIndependent

    I wouldn't if I was you. I'm not a diehard anti-war activist, but attacking Iran would be dangerous and stupid. I think we have a chance to take a better course of action in which we isolate Iran from the world. Surround the country the country with anti-ballistic missiles to shoot down any nuclear missiles. Countries like Iraq would most likely help, considering that they hate Iran’s guts as much or more as we do. But directly attacking Iran is NOT going to help the situation because no matter how many times we blow the nuclear facilities, they would build them right up again.

    November 4, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Reply
    • Benjamin

      Your words can easily be from the mouth of Prime Minister Chamberlain during the 1930s.

      November 11, 2011 at 8:49 am | Reply
      • medallona

        Right, lets shut down the straits of Hormuz and send the global economy into a tail spin!!

        November 14, 2011 at 9:41 am |
      • Tom Clark

        Iran is NOT the worlds superpower like Germany was at that time, or the US now.

        November 15, 2011 at 1:35 pm |
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        June 29, 2012 at 4:13 pm |
    • kevin

      How do you know anti-ballistic missiles can shoot down 100% others missiles? Which one is Nuclear missile? How do you know Irag hate Iran? How can you isolate Iran from the world? How about China, Russian..? Your words are useless.

      November 13, 2011 at 12:29 am | Reply
      • Yerst

        ... As is your command of the English language, apparently.

        November 18, 2011 at 2:27 am |

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