Why am I only hearing about this now? I swear, you leave LJ for a few months and suddenly it's like a whole new world. http://www.transformativeworks.org/ Naomi Novik is my new hero. Napoleonic-era English Navy, Chinese Dragons, fanfic, and kimonos at major awards shows. How cool is she?
So, for those of you who haven't heard about the NIE yet, a consensus agreement was just released by all 16 U.S. intelligence agencies that says they have "high confidence" that Iran shut down its nuclear weapon development programs in the Fall of 2003, and does not currently have intentions towards reopening them. Despite having… Continue reading 1, 2, 3, 4, What the hell are we fighting for?