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A recent report on Iran’s nuclear program by the NIE said Iran had stopped its nuclear program in 2003. This assessment is rejected by Israel and some other intelligence experts. As for the NIE report itself, you must realize that there are elements in the US State Dept. and intelligence community which are hostile to the current administration. This report was fabricated and released by “doves” who are driven by the fear of a US attack on Iran by the current U.S. Administration. They probably believe Iran’s program is at a stage where there is still time to stall until the election next year when Bush will leave office, and a new president which will workout a diplomatic solution will take power.

John Bolton understands this and has already come out calling the report ‘a quasi-coup against the president.’

“Too much of the intelligence community is engaging in policy formulation rather than “intelligence” analysis, and too many in Congress and the media are happy about it,” Bolton said Thursday in an article published in the Washington Post.

The EU is lost; the US is paralyzed by political polarization; Israel is alone and without leadership. I pray I am wrong, but it appears that the situation may deteriorate until a large scale of death and destruction presents itself. There then may be a strong surge of self defense but by that point the situation will be very critical. Why are the black looming clouds always disregarded in mass before the storm?

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