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No Bomb in Iran

Irancove @ December 9, 2007 # 4 Comments

A very interesting series with The Real News’ Paul Jay and Babak Yektafar: Part 1: No Iranian Bomb Part 2: Iranian Reaction to Bush Part 3: Iran, media and the candidates

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Why was the NIE released?

Irancove @ December 9, 2007 # 2 Comments

According to retired senior officer of U.S. Military Intelligence and Army Special Forces Pat Lang: The “jungle telegraph” in Washington is booming with news of the Iran NIE.¬† I am told that the reason the conclusions of the NIE were released is that it was communicated to the White House that “intelligence career seniors were […]

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CIA paying Iranian nuclear scientists to defect

Irancove @ December 9, 2007 # No Comment Yet

via Los Angeles Times¬† by Greg Miller WASHINGTON — The CIA launched a secret program in 2005 designed to degrade Iran’s nuclear weapons program by persuading key officials to defect, an effort that has prompted a “handful” of significant departures, current and former U.S. intelligence officials familiar with the operation say. The previously undisclosed program, […]

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Giuliani deaf on Iran intel

Irancove @ December 9, 2007 # 4 Comments

Via TPM: RUSSERT: Seeing that, hearing that, learning that [NIE], doesn’t this remove the option of a pre-emptive military strike against Iran? GIULIANI: No, I don’t think it does…. Of course we don’t want to use the military option. It’d be dangerous; it’d be risky; but I think it would be more dangerous and more […]

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Bolton calls Iran nuclear intelligence “Quasi-Putsch”

Irancove @ December 9, 2007 # One Comment

Far-right ideologue John Bolton on the Iran intelligence report: “This is politics disguised as intelligence…”

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