United States presidential election, 2008: Chances of an Iran invasion before President George W. Bush leaves office?


U.S. Navy Admiral Michael G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, urged caution before undertaking any military action in Iran, saying a strike on the country would prove “extremely stressful” for U.S. forces, The Los Angeles Times reports.

Furthermore, in a new panel discussion, PostGlobal (an online forum of The Washington Post and Newsweek International) debates how likely it is that the United States or Israel will launch an attack against Iran before President George W. Bush leaves office.

Perhaps John McCain’s last chance to knock Barack Obama out in November 2008… Meanwhile,  several of Senator Hillary Clinton’s former foreign policy advisers, among them Lee Feinstein (former Hillary Clinton Campaign National Security Director), Robert J. Einhorn, and Stuart Eizenstat, have begun consulting Obama.

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