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Bolton on whether Bush might bomb Iran before he leaves office: ‘I think so, definitely.’

By Faiz Shakir  

"Bolton on whether Bush might bomb Iran before he leaves office: ‘I think so, definitely.’"


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In a Fox News interview this afternoon, former UN Ambassador John Bolton discussed his desire to bomb camps inside Iran that are reportedly training and arming Shiite insurgents who fight in Iraq. Fox host Martha McCallum asked, “Can you imagine a scenario where President Bush would do that before the end of his term?” Bolton responded, “I think so, definitely.” He added later, “This is entirely responsible on our part.” Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2008/05/boltonbushiranterm.320.240.flv]

Asked by McCallum whether Israel would be supportive of the strikes given the possibility of Iranian retaliation, Bolton responded, “I think they’d be delighted.”

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