Maybe President Bush should simply scrap the entire machinery that grinds out U.S. National Intelligence Estimates, and instead take out a subscription to Der Spiegel — which, contrary to last fall’s NIE on Iran, is reporting that European Union experts estimate Iran could have enough enriched uranium to build a nuclear bomb by the end of this year.
About Iran and a Nuclear Bomb Within the Next Ten Months
By Claudia Rosett 5:58 PM on February 21, 2008
For media inquiries, please contact [email protected] Claudia Rosett is widely recognized as a ground-breaking reporter on corruption at the United Nations. Her investigative reporting skills, drawn from three decades as a journalist covering international affairs, led her to expose the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, the worst financial fraud in the history of humanitarian relief. Ms. Rosett worked from 1984-2002 as a staff editorialist, editor and reporter at The Wall Street Journal, and has appeared before six U.S. House and Senate Committees and Subcommittees to testify on subjects including U.N.-related corruption and the Iran-North Korea strategic alliance. Her work on Oil-for-Food earned Claudia the 2005 Eric Breindel Award and the Mightier Pen award, and for her on-site coverage of China's Tiananmen Square in 1989, she won an Overseas Press Club Citation for Excellence. She is a Foreign Policy Fellow with the Independent Women's Forum, and writes a column on foreign affairs for Forbes.com.