Posted by: Lister | November 9, 2007

Top down intelligence

Gareth Porter, on the claim that Cheney has tried to stifle a NIE report on Iran:

A National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran has been held up for more than a year in an effort to force the intelligence community to remove dissenting judgments on the Iranian nuclear program, and thus make the document more supportive of US Vice President Dick Cheney’s militarily aggressive policy toward Iran, according to accounts of the process provided by participants to two former Central Intelligence Agency officers.

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