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Defectors

Listening Posts on Iran Produce the Same Sort of Bad Intel as Iraqi Defectors

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Documents released by WikiLeaks tell us that the State Department's Iran watchers are effectively replicating what the Bush Administration's widely discredited Office of Special Plans did with regard to Iraq.

"Defectors" and the Unfolding Intelligence Failure on Iran's Nuclear Program

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Why is no journalist from a major media outlet asking why the Obama administration pushed for new Iran sanctions, when there is clear disagreement and desperation in the U.S. Intelligence Community regarding Iran's nuclear program?

Extreme Conscription: Recruiting the Taliban for America's Fight

Vikrum Aiyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vikrum Aiyer

While normally the US should exhaust all diplomatic channels, Obama should exercise great caution when it comes to talking with the Taliban, as it comes with one too many concerns.