An internal debate is reportedly underway in the administration of US President George W. Bush on whether the current diplomatic approach toward Iran has any hope of halting the country's nuclear program.
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A debate within the U.S. administration over how to deal with Iran's nuclear program has intensified between those favoring a diplomatic solution and those pushing the option of military strikes, the New York Times reported in Saturday editions.
The behind-the-scenes debate, over whether diplomacy can rein in Iran?s nuclear program, pits the Secretary of State against hawks in Vice President Dick Cheney?s office.
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An internal debate is underway in the administration of US President George W. Bush on whether the current diplomatic approach toward Iran has any hope of halting the country's nuclear program, The New York Times reported on its website Friday.
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U.S. President George Bush's plan to rein in Iran's nuclear program is pitting White House officials against each other, it was reported Saturday.
WASHINGTON -- A year after President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced a new strategy toward Iran, a behind-the-scenes debate has broken out within the administration over whether the approach has any hope of reining in Iran's nuclear program, according to senior administration officials.