The National Intelligence Estimate released yesterday runs contrary to much of the Bush administration's talk of Iran's nuclear ambitions. Below, a look at that changing rhetoric.
GRAPHIC: The Washington Post - December 04, 2007
U.S. Finds That Iran Halted Nuclear Arms Bid in 2003 Article | A major U.S. intelligence review has concluded that Iran stopped work on a suspected nuclear weapons program more than four years ago, a stark reversal of previous intelligence assessments that Iran was actively moving toward a bomb.
Lessons of Iraq Aided Intelligence On Iran Article | The starkly different view of Iran's nuclear program that emerged from U.S. spy agencies this week was the product of a surge in clandestine intelligence-gathering in Iran as well as radical changes in the way the intelligence community analyzes information.