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reading is fundamental

I told you so: Only a handful of senators outside the Intelligence Committee say they read the full 92-page National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq’s ability to attack the U.S. before voting to go to war, according to a survey conducted…

Intelligence: Not a Toy

We have committees for a reason: To the surprise of the Bush administration, the House Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Wednesday night to allow all 435 House members to see the classified version of the National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq sent…

NIE Side Note

My thoughts on the Key Judgments of the new NIE for Iraq are up at ThreatsWatch. As a side note, amateur intelligence watchers should take note of the publication of their definitions of estimative language: When we use words such…