Monday saw the release of a report by his own intelligence agencies that essentially said that Iran was not building nuclear weapons. Did the conclusion of this report that brought together the collective expertise and knowledge of the 16 branches of US intelligence signal a reduction in Bush's vehement rhetoric against Iran?
Of course not. Here's a quote from one of the candidates vying for Bush's position come the elections next year. Democrat Senator Barack Obama:
"Bush will not let facts get in the way of his ideology... and that's been the problem with their [the Republicans] foreign policy generally."
It seems that Bush and his advisors have got their (black) hearts set on another war before the reins of power are prised out of his hands in 2008. And it seems even his own intelligence agencies won't stand in his way....
Read the story here.
It scares me that the Iran-US storyline in Spooks at the moment is increasingly seeming less inconceivable by the week.
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