Obama US Israel

March 2, 2012 - 7:06 PM
FILE - In this May 20, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. In his most explicit warning yet, President Barack Obama declares the United States could take military action to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. But Obama also says he will try to persuade Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a crucial meeting next week to avoid a pre-emptive strike against Iran. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)