Charles Duelfer was Deputy Executive Chairman of UNSCOM from 1993 to 2000 and the head of CIA's Iraq Survey Group, which produced the definitive document on Saddam and his WMD programs in 2004.
Dec 14, 2015
Should the Obama Administration accept Iran’s lies about its earlier efforts to design and develop a bomb in exchange for insisting on its strict compliance with the new deal it has made limiting the size, scale and nature of its nuclear program?
Apr 06, 2015
President Barack Obama correctly has pointed out that the impending Iran nuclear deal depends for success upon United Nations inspections. He also said, incorrectly, that “…Iran has also agreed to the most robust and intrusive inspections and transparency regime ever negotiated for any nuclear program in history.”
Oct 15, 2014
When it comes to the current situation in Iraq, despite the diplomatic capital spent building an international consensus, the people who matter are those on the ground. They are the ones dying.
Jun 19, 2014
President Obama is poised to repeat a catastrophic mistake in Iraq that President George W. Bush made in May 2003. At the time, Bush formally disbanded the Iraqi Army and banned senior members of the Iraqi Baath party — both predominantly Sunni institutions — decisions that many Sunni Iraqis concluded gave them no hope of a prominent place in a future Iraq.