We are, understandably, concentrating on our election campaign. But Iran is not taking any time outs. Not only is the country doing major mischief in Iraq, it’s pursuing a nuclear program that has slipped from our headlines. . . .
I have no idea whether Israel has made an intelligence breakthrough, but it does appear that the Israelis were right on the mark with their work on the Syrian reactor. I hope that Washington will revise December’s NIE, which is now widely regarded as deceptive, intentionally or not. But agency politics may play more of a role in that process, especially in an election year, than we dare admit.