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Obama's second term: The world waits

Written by Clara Marina O'Donnell, 21 January 2013

The Europeans welcome Mr Obama's wariness about using force to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons and strongly support his efforts to intensify pressure on Iran’s leaders through economic sanctions. “Most EU governments have long worried that attacking Iran would destabilise the region,” says Clara Marina O’Donnell of the CER.