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Submitted by mz ravin black (United States), Jun 11, 2008 at 12:55

""We judge with high confidence that in fall 2003, Tehran halted its nuclear weapons program.""

now you're making work for me...first of all one has to read the definitions of the definitions of the terminolgy used in the National Intelligence Estimate...and one has to look at the whole estimate together not as one piece...

that sentence could mean that when we invaded iraq...iran took notice...

"This highly controversial conclusion encouraged the Iranian leadership to dismiss the possibility of an American attack, permitting Tehran to stake out an increasingly bellicose position and rendering further negotiations predictably futile."

i don't know about that...the iranians run their mouth all the time about how they can defend any attack against "aggressors" and how they have their own miltary hardware they developed themselves...

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