If you have an objective and are not convinced that air power is a magic bullet to solve everything, there is concern. Air power did not solve the problem of bin Laden. Air power did not contain Saddam. The US was sold the cakewalk once. But if it happens before elections, Obama will be reelected. That is just history the punditocracy ignores.
Russia says kills six suspected militants in North Caucasus (Reuters)
from the article: Barak will have to pass an attack on Iran through a reluctant U.S.