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This language represents a significant shift in U.S. policy and would guarantee that talks with Iran, currently scheduled for May 23, would fail. Current U.S. policy is that Iran cannot acquire nuclear weapons. Instead, H. Res. 568 draws the “redline” for military action at Iran achieving a nuclear weapons “capability,” a nebulous and undefined term that could include a civilian nuclear program. Indeed, it is likely that a negotiated deal to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran and to prevent war would provide for Iranian enrichment for peaceful purposes under the framework of the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty with strict safeguards and inspections.
"It would be preferable to resolve this (Iran's nuclear issue) diplomatically and through the use of pressure than to use military force," Shapiro said in remarks aired by Israel's Army Radio on Thursday.
He said, however, that necessary planning has been done to ensure that the option of a possible military attack on Iran is ready.
"Sometimes these [military] actions -- which undermine state sovereignty -- could result in a fully-fledged regional war, and even -- although I do not want to scare anyone -- the use of a nuclear weapon," Medvedev was quoted by AFP as saying on Thursday during a legal forum in Saint Petersburg.
On Thursday, Greek caretaker Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos appointed a 16-member cabinet including veteran diplomats, academics, and economists, which will remain in office until the second round of general elections is held next month.
As we continue to report, the situation at Fukushima is dire, to say the least. Reactor 4 is on the verge of complete collapse (http://www.naturalnews.com/035789_Fukushima_Cesium-137_Plume-Gate.html), which would send radioactive nuclear fuel from thousands of fuel rods directly into the atmosphere. These fuel rods, after all, are already exposed to the open air, but the full release of their fuel would cause not only a regional catastrophe, but also a global nuclear holocaust.