Iran: Another Intelligence Failure in the Making
The program “Iran: Another Intelligence Failure in the Making,” held at 6:30 p.m. at the International Spy Museum, was co-sponsored by the RAND Corporation.
Three authors talked about the threat posed by Iran and whether the U.S. government’s information on Iran is accurate. Robert Baer talked about his book The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower (Crown; September 30, 2008). He was a case officer in the Directorate of Operations for the Central Intelligence Agency from 1976 to 1997. Keith Crane, senior economist with the RAND Corporation, talked about the book he co-authored, Iran’s Political, Demographic, and Economic Vulnerabilities (RAND Corporation, 2008). Then Ali Nader, an Iran and Middle East analyst with the RAND Corporation, spoke. After the individual presentations, moderator Peter Earnest questioned the panel before accepting questions from members of the audience.
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Robert Baer Officer (Former) Central Intelligence Agency->Directorate of Operations
Keith Crane Senior Economist RAND Corporation
Peter Earnest Executive Director International Spy Museum
Alireza Nader Analyst RAND Corporation->International Affairs
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