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NIE still MIA.

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"NIE still MIA."


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The long-awaited National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq is still not complete, a National Intelligence Council official told senators last week. The official said the intel community has been too busy “dealing with the many demands placed upon it by the Bush Administration to help prepare the new military strategy on Iraq.” Senate hearing attendees “now believe that senior intelligence officials are stalling because an NIE will be bleak enough to present a significant political liability.”

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