Iran’s Nuclear Pursuits; Plus Noriega, Luti, Brooks, and More
August 23, 2007
Iran and the Enduring Stockpile
By Anthony Newkirk
The Bush administration and many of the 2008 presidential hopefuls highlight the threat posed by Iran’s potential to develop nuclear weapons. Left unsaid in the rhetoric is how the U.S. arsenal, seen by some as a violation of international agreements, provides cover for countries that are looking for convenient justifications for going nuclear. Read full story.
A longtime proponent of hardline policies in Latin America, Noriega joined the American Enterprise Institute after serving two years as assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere affairs at the State Department.
A former naval officer, Luti achieved notoriety as the Pentagon staffer overseeing Douglas Feith‘s Office of Special Plans, which has been blamed for much of the faulty intelligence surrounding Iraq’s alleged WMD and al-Qaida ties.
A former Energy Department official in charge of overseeing the U.S. nuclear weapons infrastructure, Brooks is also an experienced advocate of controversial weapons programs.
Americans are dangerously oblivious to the existential threat to the West posed by Islam, according to Brigitte Gabriel.
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Iran: The Terrorist Tag
By Trita Parsi
It is unclear how Washington expects diplomatic success in Iran if it designates the very same people it seeks help from as global terrorists. Read full article.
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