the american military knows an iranian bomb would be followed by several midde east states acquiring nuclear devices.they see obama has no plan whatever. the president has said sanctions have little chance of succeeding yet he pursues them. the pentagon saw a vacuum and has asserted its power with a one two punch. both gates and mullen have in effect told obama he is worse then useless.
High school teacher's union threatens strike (Haaretz)
from the article: Barak: Iran poses no immediate existential threat to Israel