Iran In Brief

ISIS analyzes the statements of administration officials on Iran

March 12, 2009

ISIS takes a look at the comments of the Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair in light of previous statements made by high ranking administration officials regarding Iran’s nuclear program and its potential ability to produce nuclear weapons. On March 10 Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair gave a statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding Iran’s nuclear capabilities and the assessments of the intelligence community on its ability to build nuclear weapons based on highly enriched uranium. Blair’s comments followed those of Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen. In its latest Issue Brief ISIS NuclearIran takes an overall look at what these comments meant and how these compare to ISIS’s own analysis. 

Read the full Issue Brief HERE

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