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  • Iran’s Nuclear Project (Michael Rubin)

    11/08/2011 1:47:02 PM PST · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    NRO ^ | Nov. 8, 2011 | Michael Rubin
    -Excerpt- The IAEA’s findings are not only an indictment of Iran, however. They also reveal the fundamental corruption of Mohamed ElBaradei, the Egyptian diplomat who was the IAEA’s director general from December 1997 to November 2009. While his job was to administer a technocratic agency, ElBaradei repeatedly intervened to distort the inspectors’ findings. Rather than confront the Islamic Republic on its cheating, he coached Iranian officials on their public diplomacy. He also repeatedly ignored mounting evidence of secret Iranian facilities until these were publicly exposed by other means. -excerpt- The IAEA report should also embarrass Thomas Fingar, Vann H. Van...
  • Iran has capacity to produce nuclear arms: US intelligence

    02/13/2008 3:58:05 PM PST · by Flavius · 22 replies · 40+ views
    afp ^ | 2/8/2008 | afp
    <p>Thomas Fingar, deputy US director of national intelligence for analysis, told a Congressional hearing that the Islamic republic "continues to develop" capabilities that could be swiftly adopted for production of nuclear weapons.</p> <p>"We judge it has the technical and industrial capability to produce nuclear weapons," he told the House of Representatives armed services committee which held the hearing to make a global security assessment.</p>
  • Shadow Warriors at Work On The New Iran NIE?

    12/05/2007 7:27:48 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 47 replies · 877+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | December 4, 2007 at 6:03 PM | Curt
    I wrote yesterday on this whole new NIE story:******************************************* FreeRepublic thread: The New, Suddenly Correct, NIE on Iran********************************* Surprise surprise.  VIPS at work once again?  It smells like more leaks by the VIPS types ala Plame and friends, trying to influence either the tactics used by this Administrations to stop Iran from getting a nuke, or to influence the upcoming elections. And now more information is coming out that bolsters the case that this was another shot over the bow of this Administration by our rogue intelligence agencies.  Kenneth Timmermann, the author of the excellent book "The Shadow Warriors" writes:...