Senior Dem 'concerned' about calls to strike Iranian nuke sites

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Smith said Washington must keep the option of using military force on the table. But because “that would be problematic in the region,” Smith favors the administration’s current strategy: using economic sanctions to dissuade Tehran from continuing its nuclear weapons work.

The way Smith sees it, there are three “bad approaches.” One is to simply allow Iran to build a nuke, another is to enact “severe economic sanctions,” and the third is a military strike.

The second is “the wisest approach,” Smith said.