Reading Iran's Mind

How intelligent is the U.S.'s nuclear intelligence?

Mohammed Elbaradei , the U.N.'S point man on nuclear proliferation, plans to jet to Iran this week to urge its government to cooperate with a U.N. probe into its nuclear program. The Security Council, which relied in part on information the U.S. extracted from a single laptop computer that purportedly belonged to an Iranian engineer, gave Iran until April 28 to comply with the investigation. But a senior Bush Administration official tells TIME that there remain "substantial uncertainties" about the state of Tehran's nuclear program. "Iran is a very hard target," he concedes. "The truth is, if a country is going...

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