Robert Kelley

Robert Kelley is a veteran of over 35 years in the US Department of Energy’s nuclear weapons complex, most recently at Los Alamos. He managed the centrifuge and plutonium metallurgy programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and was later Director of the Department of Energy Remote Sensing Laboratory, the premier US nuclear emergency response organization. He was also seconded by the USDOE to the IAEA where he served twice as a Director of the nuclear inspections in Iraq, in 1992 and 2001. For those of LobeLog’s readers who were interested in his critique of the IAEA’s analysis of the al-Kibar site in Syria, he has just published a new study for the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), of which he is an associate research fellow. It can be found here.

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Friday, August 14, 2015
Bad Intelligence Leading Us to War Again?
On August 6, Jeb Bush did us the tremendous favor of reminding us of the bad intelligence that led us into a strategic disaster in Iraq that has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands—nearly 5,000 of them American. Actually, it wasn’t bad intelligence. It was cherry-picked intelligence,...
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