What do we know about Iran’s nuclear ambitions?

Summary:  What do we know about Iran's program to build atomic weapons?  For decades Americans have been subjected to saturation bombing by misinformation and outright lies about Iran.  The information from our intelligence agencies has painted a more accurate picture, if we choose to see it.  Sixth in a series; at the end are links to … Continue reading What do we know about Iran’s nuclear ambitions?

Ignatius proposes “A New Deal for The CIA” – perhaps they should sometimes obey our laws

I doubt that proposals for partial reform of the CIA make sense.  Not after reading the major histories of the CIA (e.g., Tim Weiner's Legacy of Ashes).  Even so, this specimen looks unusually daft:  "A New Deal for The CIA", David Ignatius, op-ed in the Washington Post, 17 September 2009. It opens with the usual romantic … Continue reading Ignatius proposes “A New Deal for The CIA” – perhaps they should sometimes obey our laws

Iran’s getting the bomb, or so we’re told. Can they fool us twice?

Summary:  The LAT puts some high-grade disinformation into circulation; Tigerhawk gives this wagon a push.  The DNI fails to confirm, but this urban legend probably will continue to circulate (that how info ops gain traction, even when false).  This is the second in a series; at the end are links to the other chapters. The … Continue reading Iran’s getting the bomb, or so we’re told. Can they fool us twice?