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U.S. forces mobilize for war with Iran: Throughout the winter and early spring, it appeared that an armed clash of some sort pitting
Iran against Israel and/or the United States was almost inevitable. Neither side seemed prepared to back down on key demands,
especially on Iran’s nuclear program, and any talk of a compromise solution was deemed unrealistic. Today, however, the risk of war has
diminished somewhat -- at least through this election year in the U.S. -- as talks have finally gotten under way between the major powers and
Iran, and as both have adopted (slightly) more accommodating stances. In addition, U.S. officials have been tamping down war talk and figures in
the Israeli military and intelligence communities have spoken out against rash military actions. However, the Iranians continue to enrich
uranium, and leaders on all sides say they are fully prepared to employ force if the peace...
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