AS U.S. STEPS UP PRESSURE ON IRAN, AFTEREFFECTS WORRY ALLIES - ROBIN WRIGHT
(WASHINGTON POST, AUGUST 16): America's allies are increasingly concerned about
the Bush administration's plans to unilaterally escalate pressure on Iran,
fearing that an evolving strategy may also set in motion a process that could
lead to military action if Iran does not back down, according to diplomats and
officials of foreign countries.