Democratic Convention 2012

All Options on the Table for Iran in DNC Platform

Rattling sabers


Recent tensions between Israel and the United States over a possible strike in Iran are infiltrating American politics and the presidential election campaign.

The Democratic Party platform, which will be brought to the approval of the Democratic National Convention opening Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, specifically mentions the option of a military attack on Iran – but only if all other moves aimed at curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear program fail.