Blog%WP_TITLE_SEP%Scott Horton

For Official Washington, Terrorism Is a Laughing Matter

Why would Washington political figures publicly associate themselves with a terrorist organization? It might be because they know that the United States itself shelters, arms, trains, and supports the same group—and that prosecutors would therefore face a quandary in going after them. The covert relationship between the MEK aka MKO/PMOI and the U.S. military and intelligence communities has not been very covert.

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Release the Iran NIE! and Hoaxster Hoekstra

The United States government’s intelligence community has prepared a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran, but the White House has decided that it is not “finished” yet and has decided to postpone any decision on issuing it until after the November elections. NIEs are the government’s document of record on international issues that confront the United States and they are supposed to be both impartial and definitive. ….

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