About striking Iran. Why is our foreign policy so flippant? American is not displaying any kind of resolve or backbone. We look weak and ineffective as well as VERY CONFUSED. In interview, Obama says he’s not bluffing on Iran, warns against premature strike by Israel - The Washington Post President Barack Obama warned that he is not bluffing about attacking Iran if it builds a nuclear weapon, but in an interview published Friday, Obama also cautioned U.S. ally Israel that a premature attack on Iran would do more harm than good.