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Iranian threat: Public prefers sanctions over bombs

Washington Post – March 15, 2012

President Obama’s Iran policy is widely popular, according to a new , but few give him good ratings on dealing with Iran amid equally wide concern that the nation intends to develop nuclear weapons. The issue has election year implications on both foreign and domestic policy fronts, with more than eight in 10 Americans believing that Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapons. Back at home, rising gas prices are proving a drag on Obama’s approval rating on the economy, and providing a potent political weapon for potential Republican ...

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  Radio Free Europe – Aug 26, 2015
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  Huffington Post - 19 hours ago

agreed to a landmark nuclear deal in Vienna. The controversial agreement, if ratified, will lift international sanctions on Iran in exchange for a credible Iranian commitment to end its quest for a nuclear bomb. Considering the extensive debate on the agreement's merits, the lack of attention ...

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  Bloomberg - 23 hours ago

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  Yahoo! News - Aug 27, 2015

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  Yahoo! News - Aug 27, 2015

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