Neocons Attack U.S. Iran Report As "Intelligence Scam"

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • New York Times

The National Intelligence Estimate released on Monday resounded with the authority of 16 American spy agencies in agreement that Iran halted its nuclear arms effort in 2003, a conclusion meant to "ensure that an accurate presentation is available."

But strong contrary opinions on the accuracy of the assessment are emerging from two intertwined camps that have always viewed Iran's nuclear claims with suspicion: American neoconservatives and the Israeli government.