Thursday, 8 January 2015

Daniel Pipes: Did CIA cook the Iranian statistics ?

Daniel Pipes is one of the greatest men living who write and act on Middle East matters 
on security in the US. Daniel Pipes is a well know lecturer and has also been a of great 
assistance to the US Government on matters regarding Islamic Relations.

The following was reported on Daniel Pipes site Middle East Forum (MEF)

The World Factbook, described as "information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities," is perhaps the most prominent unclassified publication of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and a major source of information.  Yet, a numerical discrepancy concerning the ethnic makeup of Iran prompted me three months ago, on October 5, 2014, to send the agency a letter (via its website):

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