I do not trust El Baradei, not that I believe he is dishonest, but incompetent. That being said I also believe that public sabre rattling alone is counter productive. One big mistake of the US is to refuse talking with Iran. Discussing does not require agreeing, and exposing directly what Iran would face would be more effective.
Protests in southern Syrian city after Druze cleric's death (AP)
from the article: IAEA chief: World must avoid confrontational rhetoric on Iran