Some Iraq Analysts Felt Pressure From Cheney Visits

The Wash­ing­ton Post reports that “senior intel­li­gence offi­cials” at the CIA felt pres­sured Vice Pres­i­dent Dick Cheney’s mul­ti­ple vis­its to CIA head­quar­ters over the past year. These vis­its cre­at­ed “an envi­ron­ment in which some ana­lysts felt they were being pres­sured to make their assess­ments fit with the Bush administration’s pol­i­cy objectives.”