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Dick Cheney: Ahmadinejad Won't Respond To Nuclear Deterrence

Washington Post | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Vice President Cheney went on right-wing talk radio yesterday with a dramatic new argument for preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons, casting t...

The CIA "War" on Bush: The New Neocon Ploy

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

Who knew? Forget about the War On Terrorism. Now it's all about the CIA "war" on the Bush administration. If we don't have the Iranian Mullahs to kick around anymore, let's blame it all on the Boys from Langley.

Sorry, Guys. WWIII Gets Cancelled

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

As news over the Iran intelligence estimate seeps in, never have so many been so disappointed so much over the prospects of avoiding war. Just when we're all revved up for WWIII, it goes and gets cancelled.

Iran Nuclear Program Debated With New Evidence Of Centrifuge Testing

NY Times | DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iran has reportedly begun to deploy a new generation of machinery to produce nuclear fuel, a development bound to intensify a debate in Washington abo...

Bush Tells Israelis He Doesn't Believe Iran NIE Report

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In public, President Bush has been careful to reassure Israel and other allies that he still sees Iran as a threat, while not disavowing his administr...

UN Nuclear Chief Arrives In Iran

Associated Press | Nasser Karimi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog began a two-day visit early Friday to discuss Iranian compliance with international demands over the country's n...

U.S. Describes Confrontation With Iranian Boats

NY Times | THOM SHANKER and BRIAN KNOWLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five armed Iranian speedboats approached three United States Navy warships in international waters in the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Sunday, then m...

Pentagon Says Iran Harassed US Ships

Associated Press | Pauline Jelinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what is being called a serious provocation, Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats harassed and provoked three U.S. Navy ships in the strategic Strait o...

U.S. Wants Iran To "Confess" To Past Nuke Program

Associated Press | George Jahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iran must "confess" to running a past nuclear weapons program or its claims of cooperating with a U.N. investigation will not be credible, the chief U...

GOP Senators Call For Inquiry Into Iran National Intelligence Estimate

Washington Post | Robin Wright and Glenn Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans are planning to call for a congressional commission to investigate the conclusions of the new National Intelligence Estimate on Ira...

Huckabee's NIE Defense: Bush "Had It For Four Years," Didn't Read It

National Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mike Huckabee in Greensboro, N.C. tonight tried to respond to concerns about his lack of familiarity with the National Intelligence Estimate. Digging ...

Giuliani: Iraq War Led Iran To Abandon Weapons Program

Political Radar | Jan Simmonds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking to thousands of supporters through an internet webcast Thursday evening, Rudy Giuliani, R-N.Y., warned that Iran remained a "substantial thre...

CNN Forced To Scrap Doc "Iran Goes Nuclear"

Variety | Brian Lowry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The latest National Intelligence Estimate concluding that Iran discontinued its nuclear weapons program four years ago has claimed one casualty: CNN h...

Rudy Releases New Campaign Ad Focusing On Iran

New York Times | Lisa Tozzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just two days after the release of a National Intelligence Report that has made Iran the flashpoint of debate in the presidential race, the Giuliani c...

Press Briefing: Bush Learned Of NIE Iran Findings 'In The Last Few Months,' But Continued Rhetoric

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This afternoon, National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley held a press briefing on the new National Intelligence Estimate, which concludes that Iran st...

Democrats Hit Bush's Credibility With New Iran Report

The Hill | Roxana Tiron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional Democrats are capitalizing on the latest intelligence estimate on Iran's nuclear weapons development to question President Bush's credib...

Will Thomas

Cheney On His Iran Rhetoric: "I Did It Once, I'll Do It Again" | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that the new National Intelligence Estimate suggests Iran shelved its nuclear weapons program in 2003, will the White House be moving away from it...

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

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Intelligence Estimate released on Monday resounded with the authority of 16 American spy agencies in agreement that Iran halted its nucle...