Two years ago, John Bolton widely publicized a State Department report alleging that Cuba was developing a biological warfare program.
By DAVID ADAMS, Times Latin America Correspondent. Published September 6, 2005.
MIAMI - A week ago, the State Department quietly reinterpreted its intelligence assessment on the bioweapons threat posed by Cuba.
It makes for interesting reading.
Readers may recall that two years ago the State Department alleged that Cuba had "at least a limited, developmental offensive biological warfare research and development effort."
The report was widely publicized by critics of the Cuban government, including John Bolton, who at the time was undersecretary for arms control and international security.
Bolton was recently tapped as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Congress was unable to agree on his nomination after Bolton was criticized during testy hearings for allegedly using his political influence to bully intelligence officials.
The Bush administration appointed him anyway...