December 9, 2007
Iran's Nuclear ChutzpahTopics: Iran
"Not content with declaring "victory" for its nuclear program -- thanks to the latest U.S. National "Intelligence" Estimate -- Iran's government is now demanding that the U.S. explain the spying that went into producing the NIE."As Claudia Rosett says, "This is wanting to have your yellowcake and eat it too -- it sure sounds like satire." Only it's not - remember, we're talking about Iran, and the US findings offer no reason to relax. And now that the new National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear intentions has had a few days to cool off, how does it look? Here's a few important reflections that may help to sober you out of the stupor left over from the NIE report, remembering that the "intelligence agencies' record for accuracy doesn't inspire confidence."
Posted by Richard at December 9, 2007 7:24 AM
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