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Fallon: ‘Constant drumbeat’ of Iran war talk ‘not helpful.’

By Faiz Shakir on September 23, 2007 at 1:12 pm

"Fallon: ‘Constant drumbeat’ of Iran war talk ‘not helpful.’"


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In an interview with al Jazeera television, CentCom Commander Admiral William Fallon warned that constant talk of bombing Iran is not hepful. “This constant drumbeat of conflict is what strikes me which is not helpful and not useful,” he said. “I expect that there will be no war and that is what we ought to be working for,” said Fallon. “It is not a good idea to be in a state of war. We ought to try and to do our utmost to create different conditions.”


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