Monday, December 03, 2007

Hadley Doody

U.S. National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley speaks about Iran from the White House in Washington December 3, 2007. U.S. intelligence has determined that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003 but believes it is continuing to develop technical capabilities that could be used for building a bomb, a government report said on Monday. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES)

Uh, oh! Do you know what time it is? It's time for Stephen Hadley Hand Turkeys! Yay!


Dualtrack said...

U.S. Says Iran Ended Atomic Arms Work

A new assessment by American intelligence agencies concludes that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003. he conclusions of the new assessment are likely to reshape the final year of the Bush administration, which has made halting Iran’s nuclear program a cornerstone of its foreign policy.

The new report comes out just over five years after a deeply flawed N.I.E. concluded that Iraq possessed chemical and biological weapons programs and was determined to restart its nuclear program — an estimate that led to congressional authorization for a military invasion of Iraq, although most of the report’s conclusions turned out to be wrong.

Yet at the same time officials were airing these dire warnings about the Iranian threat, analysts at the Central Intelligence Agency were secretly concluding that Iran’s nuclear weapons work halted years ago and that international pressure on the Islamic regime in Tehran was working.

Princess Sparkle Pony said...

Well done, Dualtrack. And remember, the world being a safer place isn't a good thing for Stephen Hadley (or Dick Cheney, or Paul Wolfowitz, etc., etc.).

dguzman said...

Not that it matters to these clowns--when have the facts ever gotten in the way of their world-domination dreams?

Anonymous said...

PSP, you really should visit my old friend driftglass today.


Matty Boy said...

If the world is safer, it's because the Bush administration is doing the right thing.

If the world is more dangerous, it's because the Bush administration is doing the right thing.

Win on one had, win on the other.


Jon said...

This post is absolutely the best comment on the NIE that I have read anywhere.