Nobel peacenik

by Gordon Prather -- In October, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the Peace Prize for 2005 was to be shared, in two equal parts, between the International Atomic Energy Agency and more…

'Ahmadinejad's bombmaker' – where are you?

by Gordon Prather -- On several occasions Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has suggested that if certain Europeans feel so guilty about their complicity in Hitler's "final solution of the Jewish question," they more…

Nuclear terrorism

by Gordon Prather -- The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States – which was required, inter alia, to recommend actions the federal government should take to prevent future attacks more…

Iran's transparency

by Gordon Prather -- The November report of Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei to the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency begins by noting that the Board had adopted a resolution more…

Dirty-bomb redux

by Gordon Prather -- On June 10, 2002, Attorney General John Ashcroft called a press conference in Moscow to announce that Abdullah Al Muhajir – aka Jose Padilla – had been arrested more…

Iranian nuke warheads! – not

by Gordon Prather -- A year ago, Colin Powell – then secretary of state – told reporters about new, scary intelligence on Iran. Something about Iran having a "nuke-capable" ballistic missile that more…

Whoops! There she goes again

by Gordon Prather -- Well, Judith Miller is no longer spreading neo-crazy lies and misleading statements on the front page of the New York Times. However, David Sanger is still on the more…

Authoritative misinformation on Iran

by Gordon Prather -- The Arms Control Association claims that: Through its public education and media programs and its magazine, (Arms Control Today), ACA provides policymakers, the press and the interested public more…

Clumsy forgeries, Italian style

by Gordon Prather -- The March 2005 report of the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction contained a scathing chapter on the "intelligence" President more…

'Fixing' intelligence

by Gordon Prather -- On May 6, 2003, the New York Times published a column by Nicholas Kristof that began: I rejoice in the newfound freedoms in Iraq. But there are indications more…