Saturday, September 16, 2006

Neocon Iran Nuke Lies “Outrageous” and “Dishonest”

Once again, the Bush neocons have distorted International Atomic Energy Agency findings, as is their habit.

“U.N. inspectors have protested to the U.S. government and a Congressional committee about a report on Iran’s nuclear work, calling parts of it ‘outrageous and dishonest,’ according to a letter obtained by Reuters,” a characterization in keeping with the Straussian neocon philosophy of lies and dissimulation.

Director General Mohammed ElBaradei and the IAEA “said the report falsely described Iran to have enriched uranium at its pilot centrifuge plant to weapons-grade level in April, whereas IAEA inspectors had made clear Iran had enriched only to a low level usable for nuclear power reactor fuel.”

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