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Pillar: Iran May Not Be Behind Coalition Attacks

Interviewee: Paul R. Pillar
Interviewer: Lionel Beehner
February 6, 2007

Paul R. Pillar, a former CIA intelligence officer and professor of security studies at Georgetown University, says there is little evidence to bolster the Bush administration's claim that there is an Iranian hand behind attacks against U.S. forces in Iraq.


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