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Iran: The danger of politicized intelligence after a nuclear deal
May 11, 2015, Joshua Rovner
Joshua Rovner of Southern Methodist University explores the role that secret intelligence is playing in the public debate about the Iran nuclear deal and warns of the temptation of what he calls the “soft politicization” of intelligence and the risks for both intelligence and policymakers of doing so.
U.S. Foreign Policy
Testimony | Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
February 14, 2008, Daniel L. Byman
Testimony | Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
July 26, 2007, Daniel L. Byman
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