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Thompson’s theories on the NIE

Irancove @ December 7, 2007 # 2 Comments

Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson thinks the Iran intel may have been leaked by Iran itself to confuse the US intelligence community.  He also claimed: The accuracy of the latest NIE on Iran should be received with a good deal of skepticism. Our intelligence community has often underestimated the intentions of adversaries, including Saddam Hussein’s […]

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A tale of two Kleins

Irancove @ December 7, 2007 # 4 Comments

Think Progress and Daily Kos cover Joe Klein’s “obvious” clarification on his statements about Bush’s “amazing moment of candor.”

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Big news orgs—with the exception of CNN—punt on Bush’s Iran intel lie

Irancove @ December 7, 2007 # One Comment

Greg Sargent reports on the reluctance of news organizations to do stand alone pieces on the Iran NIE in their ledes.  Sargent mentions that, to its credit, CNN’s Ed Henry gets it right.

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“I can see where you could see that the president could have been more precise in that language, but the President was being truthful.”

Irancove @ December 7, 2007 # 4 Comments

Dana Perino’s press briefing on the Iran NIE via TPM:

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