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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.
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Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future (Revised edition)
2010, Bruce Riedel
Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future
2008, Bruce Riedel
The Case for Limited National Missile Defense
2001, James M. Lindsay and Michael E. O'Hanlon
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