General Kenneth McKenzie said he believes Iran is “very close this time” to developing a nuclear weapon (AFP)
Less than a week before world powers resume negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East says his forces stand ready with a potential military option should talks fail.
“Our president said they’re not going to have a nuclear weapon,” General Kenneth McKenzie, commander of U.S. Central Command, tells TIME.
“The diplomats are in the lead on this, but Central Command always has a variety of plans that we could execute, if directed.”
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WNU Editor: The same US General is saying that military options are on the table …. US general says military option prepared in case Iran talks fail (Jerusalem Post). More here …. US military ‘prepared’ if Iran nuclear talks fail (Middle East Eye)
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