For Immediate Release
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167
Iran Nuclear Story "Doesn't Add Up"
Porter recently wrote the piece "U.S. Story on Iran Nuke Facility Doesn't Add Up," which states: "The story line that dominated media coverage of the second Iranian uranium enrichment facility last week was the official assertion that U.S. intelligence had caught Iran trying to conceal a 'secret' nuclear facility.
"But an analysis of the transcript of that briefing by senior administration officials that was the sole basis for the news stories and other evidence reveals damaging admissions, conflicts with the facts and unanswered questions that undermine its credibility."
Porter is an investigative historian and journalist specializing in U.S. national security policy and author of the book Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam.
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