General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff,
said in an interview to be aired on CNN on Sunday that it would not
be "prudent" for Israel to launch a strike on Iran´s nuclear
facilities at this time, despite the fact that the U.S. understands
Israel´s concerns about Iran´s nuclear program.
Gen. Dempsey said that an Israeli strike on Iran would cause
instability in the Middle East and that sanctions are starting to
Gen. Dempsey said that Iran is a "rational actor" and that the U.S.
thinks that Iran has not yet decided whether to make a nuclear weapon.