Yet Woodward treats it as a fait accompli that Obama would pursue it.
“They were presented to us as pretty much a fait accompli,” said one former senior staff member.
Pursuing the issue by force in order to create a fait accompli is theologically reckless and a political recipe for disaster.
That does not make a war with Iran a fait accompli, but it does bring the possibility ever closer.
The Iranians are racing to make their nuclear capability a fait accompli.
No protest was made; and the fait accompli was duly accepted by the Powers (May 23).
I believe you would have surrendered to the fait accompli—yes, I believe you would!
The suicide was a fait accompli at last, and Roddy Prinn was no more.
And this, of course, remains to you, since the marriage is a fait accompli?
In reality, it was no longer a conjecture, but a fait accompli.
Something that has already been done: “The company president did not discuss the new hiring policy with her board of directors; instead she put it into effect and presented the board with a fait accompli.” From French, meaning “an accomplished fact.”