2005 vs. 2007 Iran National Intelligence Estimate

At the end of the unclassified summary of the 2007 NIE on Iran’s nuclear intentions and capabilities, released this week, the National Intelligence Council provided this helpful chart to explain the basic differences between the 2005 assessment and this latest one: Is it just us, or is the biggest difference between the two assessments information about the past — that is, the new judgment that Iran halted its program in 2003? As for the more important questions of what Iran is doing now and what it will do in the future, there doesn’t appear to be very much useful difference […]

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