Panetta: Iran Has Not Yet Decided to Make a Nuclear Bomb Fox News ^ | Jan 8, 2012 | Staff Panetta: Iran Has Not Yet Decided To Make A Nuclear Bomb | Fox News Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Iran is laying the groundwork for making nuclear weapons someday, but is not yet building a bomb and called for continued diplomatic and economic pressure to persuade Tehran not to take that step. As he has previously, Panetta cautioned against a unilateral strike by Israel against Iran's nuclear facilities, saying the action could trigger Iranian retaliation against U.S. forces in the region. "We have common cause here" with Israel, he said. "And the better approach is for us to work together." Panetta's remarks on CBS' Face the Nation, which were taped Friday and aired Sunday, reflect the long-held view of the Obama administration that Iran is not yet committed to building a nuclear arsenal, only to creating the industrial and scientific capacity to allow one if its leaders to decide to take that final step. (Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ... ... Panetta is 100 percent right! Pakistan is far less stable than iran and they have nukes, but the republican party wants more and more war! Ron Paul said: Why can't we mind our own damn business! Both are right!!!