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Washington Hawks Advocate the Bombing of Iran -- Really?

David Oualaalou | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Given America's weak global leadership, I do not see how the United States can sustain a long and devastatingly bloody war against Iran; a war that would become global and could last 10 to 15 years.

Elizabeth Warren Issues Hawkish Iran Statement, Contradicts U.S. Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Two of the nation's most high-profile Democratic candidates for Senate seats have parted ways over U.S. policy on Iran, which is a top national securi...

On Iran, Intelligence Community Faces Ghost Of Iraq

New York Times | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

At the nation’s top spy agency, the ghosts of Iraq are never far away....

What Are Iran's Intentions? U.S. Has Tough Task Finding Out

New York Times | Posted 03.17.2012 | World

While American spy agencies have believed that the Iranians halted efforts to build a nuclear bomb back in 2003, the difficulty in assessing the gover...

Iran: Smoke, Mirrors and the Rest

Imogen Lloyd Webber | Posted 03.12.2012 | Media
Imogen Lloyd Webber

The only certainty we have in the public discourse in regards to Iran is that we are dealing with smoke and mirrors with every player.

Obama Administration Expands Iran Sanctions

AP | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is slapping sanctions on Iran's ministry of intelligence and security, asserting that it supports global t...

Iran, Protest, and Intelligence: Why Strategic Reports Often Get it Wrong

Jamsheed K. Choksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamsheed K. Choksy

Revolutions are accurately designated as such only after the fact, not when protests begin. The protests in Iran are not yet and may never become a revolution.

Israel To Brief Bush On Options For Iran Strike

Sunday Times | Uzi Mahnaimi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ISRAELI security officials are to brief President George W Bush on their latest intelligence about Iran's nuclear programme - and how it could be dest...

Did Israel Know About Iran Report Before Bush?

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to Haaretz, Israel has known about the Iran NIE "for more than a month. The first information on it was passed on to Defense Minister Ehud B...

White House Contradicts Bush, Says He Was Told In August That Iran May Have Halted Nuclear Program

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush was told in August that Iran's nuclear weapons program "may be suspended," the White House said Wednesday, which seemingly contradicts ...

Thomas B. Edsall and Max Follmer

Former CIA Officials: Bush Iran Claims "Preposterous" | Thomas B. Edsall and Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four former CIA officials who provided intelligence information to past presidents described as preposterous President Bush's claim that he was unawar...