He Blames the Israel Lobby. But the Job Wasn't Worth It
The Wasington Post

But he had to abandon this position in December 2007, when an NIE on Iran's nuclear program was produced. That estimate calculated that work on weaponization had ceased in 2003 and was widely seen as undercutting the Bush administration's growing pressure on Iran. Some even suggested that it had been written to "even the score" after the Iraq NIE, as though the council kept a balance sheet. The Bush administration ordered a redacted version to be published rather than have it leak out.

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