What the NIE Says About U.S. Intelligence Capabilities

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The uproar over the new National Intelligence Estimate on Iran’s nuclear capabilities and intentions, like so much current discussion in Washington about foreign policy, has been remarkable for its superficiality. Foreign policy has evidently become so politicized in the wake of the Iraq war that serious discussions about the implications of the document are all but impossible. Our first reaction when reading the new NIE was unease at the apparent uselessness of a document that is supposed to represent the United States’ best unclassified insight into its subject, but we couldn’t quite articulate the source of our unease. Fortunately, writing […]

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