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Bolton calls for investigation

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posted on Dec, 7 2007 @ 01:15 AM
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Bolton Calls For Congressional Witch-Hunt Into Anti-Bush ‘People In The Intelligence Community’
Yesterday’s National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) concluded that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003, pouring cold water on neoconservative calls for bombing Iran. Like his ideological kin Norman Podhoretz, former U.N. ambassador and Iran war hawk John Bolton has been attempting to slander the U.S. intelligence community’s collective judgments.

Iran has been pursuing nuclear weapons “for 20 years,” he defiantly declared today. To give weight to a single intelligence estimate “would be a mistake.” On Fox News today, Bolton went even further and called for a congressional investigation into U.S. intelligence agencies, stating that the report was politicized by intelligence officials who have their “own agenda”:

I really think the House and Senate Intelligence Committees have to look at how this NIE was put together because there are a lot unexplained points in here. […]

I think there is a risk here, and I raise this as a question, whether people in the intelligence community who had their own agenda on Iran for some time now have politicized this intelligence and politicized these judgments in a way contrary to where the administration was going. I think somebody needs to look at that.


thinkprogress.org...

This is the foundation, for a overhaul of the checks and balances, which the administration have CLAIMED, keep the democracy in order.

Simply because, intellegence agencies have produced a report, reversing the accusations bush has made, a pro-bush official has activley advanced the IDEA that there's a ' malicous agender ' against the president forming.

Under terrorism laws, couldnt this effectivley be classed, as a terrorist entity?


[edit on 7-12-2007 by Agit8dChop]




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