One of the dramatic scenes in the movie "The Untouchables" has the dying police officer Malone confronting Elliot Ness, who's often held back from doing what was necessary, demanding with his last breaths "What ... are you prepared ... to do?" One could ask Obama that same question. From comments by Gates and most recently Panetta, military action is OFF the table. And he's working to water down sanctions recently passed by the Senate 100-0.
Iran's Khamenei bans all further negotiations with U.S. (Reuters)
from the article: Obama: Iran won't be allowed to develop nuclear weapons