Presidential pearls
before swine

by Gordon Prather -- Mohamed ElBaradei will serve a third term as director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Since abject failure appears to be a criterion for being awarded the more…

Overblown terrorist threats

by Gordon Prather -- Now that President Bush has been re-elected and Franks-Bremer-Tenet awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Washington Post has apparently decided to spill the beans about the true more…

Slam-dunk Tenet

by Gordon Prather -- What does George John Tenet have in common with Mother Theresa and Pope John Paul II? Well, all three are recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Tenet? more…

Threatening Iran – despite
the evidence

by Gordon Prather -- According to Undersecretary of State John Bolton, "[T]he United States strongly believes that Iran has a clandestine program to produce nuclear weapons and has been warning publicly about more…

N.Y. Times interviews
nuke czar

by Gordon Prather -- David Sanger – a New York Times reporter – has actually visited the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and interviewed its director general, Mohamed ElBaradei. Sanger's resulting more…

Those nattering neo-cons

by Gordon Prather -- On Dec. 18, 2003, Iran signed an Additional Protocol to their Safeguards Agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency. Although not required to do so until the Iranian more…

Many types of isotopes

by Gordon Prather -- The neo-crazies – in and out of government – lied to you last year about Iraq's "nuclear programs," and this year they're lying to you about Iran's. What more…

Powell singing pre-war tune
on Iran?

by Gordon Prather -- When President Bush needed a rationale for invading Iraq, he told Congress that Saddam Hussein posed "a continuing threat to the national security of the United States" by more…

U.S. strike on Iran really 'inconceivable'?

by Gordon Prather -- Undersecretary John Bolton has pushed – unsuccessfully – for nearly two years to get the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors to refer to the U.N. Security more…

Bye-bye, ElBaradei

by Gordon Prather -- One result of Bush's re-election will be an attempt next month by Undersecretary of State John Bolton to deny Mohamed ElBaradei another term as director general of the more…