The Americans are clearly on the run when it comes to Iran. Now after all this time they are 'joining with the EU to tackle Iran.' The Israelis keep putting on the pressure of course. And hints that someone is going to attack someone keep coming in a most unusual public way from very senior officials in all the countries involved. Just how and when the Americans and Israelis will strike, or whether the Iranians can be forced into compliance, all remain to be seen.