With Israel warning that it may mount a military strike against Iran, President Obama welcomed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on Monday, but signaled that he would press for more time for a campaign of economic sanctions to work on Tehran. Appearing with Netanyahu in the Oval Office before the met privately, Obama reiterated that the United States would prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, but he added, “We do believe there is still a window that allows for a diplomatic resolution to this issue.’’
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