Jeffrey LewisThe Notorious 7.2.1.

And the frickin’ 721 report for 1 January-31 December 2004 is online.

Woo hoo! Thanks Secrecy News!

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I knew the verdict on China’s activities would be relatively positive after Gertz claimed that NIC officials were reworking the report to minimize China’s arms proliferation activities, but I was hardly expecting:

China’s record is strongest with respect to nuclear nonproliferation, as Beijing has largely curtailed government-sanctioned assistance to most countries.

One can access past reports on the CIA website.

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One last thing, compare the 721 Report section on Iran in tone and substance to this speech by Jackie Sanders in November 2004.

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