Amid all the feverish talk of attacking Iran that’s been swirling around Monday’s meeting between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu, what seems to have been rather overlooked is the fact — the indisputable fact — that both the United States and Israel would emphatically rather thwart Iran’s nuclear drive via economic pressure than through military intervention, no matter who is flying the planes. READ THE REST.

Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu Monday (photo credit: Ron Kampeas/JTA)