Foreign Affairs magazine (not to be confused with US Weekly) publishes a devastating essay by the one of the country’s most senior Near East intel officers. “Intelligence was misused publicly to justify decisions already made … and the intelligence community’s own work was politicized.”

Also in the mag, a think-tank guru writes that Washington should stop mistaking Iraq for Vietnam and start seeing it for what it really is. (via The PeaceMajority Report)

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