CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the Sam Shepard and Naomi Watts in Fair Game () Khaled Nabawy and Liraz Charhi in Joseph Wilson was flattered and excited to be played by Sean Penn’. Fair Game: How a Top CIA Agent Was Betrayed by Her Own Government [ Valerie Plame Wilson, Laura Rozen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Fair Game is a true story, recounted by Valerie Plame Wilson – the center of a rather Staff Picks: Fair Game: How A Top CIA Agent Was Betrayed By Her Own.
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The Washington Post editorial plae May both stated that the source for the leak was instead State Department official Richard Armitagewho was himself an opponent of the Iraq War and thus would have no fari to try to discredit Wilson. Showing of reviews. This book should make every American angry. Identitasnya sebagai agen rahasia ternyata bocor ke publik setelah Robert Novak menulis kolom yang menyebut namanya.
Sebagaimana layaknya agen rahasia, identitasnya tak boleh dibocorkan. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Wilson has not previously revealed what it was like for her to follow the trial of I.
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A very WTF moment. I was so disappointed in this book. On June 7,the day after Lewis Libby ‘s sentencing, in a conversation with actor and political activist Ben Affleck about other matters, Chris Matthews used the phrase “fair game” several times, initially citing its use in a question submitted for Affleck by a viewer, whose own use of the phrase could reflect Matthews’ already well-publicized reported use of it by Wilson, Newsweekand many other media sources.
This book tells what actually happened to her. Plame’s story is a modern odyssey, a cautionary tale that should make Americans think twice before sacrificing their patriots. Ini cerita tentang Washington, di mana intrik dan persaingan seperti sebuah cerita yang biasa-biasa saja. The entire affair was a very sorry indictment of Washington politics and the Bush Administration. Her career in the CIA included extensive work in counterproliferation operations, working to ensure that enemies of the United States could not threaten America with weapons of mass destruction.
They experienced threats and some weird episodes at their home that made them fear for their children’s safety while they bore the full force of the wrathful Republican noise machine. Lewis Libby and United States v. Overall I feel this book was poorly written; unnecessarily lengthily; and had little persuasive effect. To govern effectively, our leaders need to know the truth.
This and more still to me is a side issue with the whole thing that has happened to her family, however.
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Within two days, the vice president of the United States said the president of the United States wanted Scooter Libby to leak to Judy Millersomeone he had been working with on stories, had written stories that were supportive of the war, in effect, if not in intent, to tell her, this is a specific determination by the president.
The jury convicted Libby on four of the five counts in the indictment: We should watch out for this kind of political recklessness. Fair Game 6.
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I will say that reading a book gzme giant chunks redacted occasionally felt like a joke, as if it was a silly stylistic choice. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Plame Wilson’s career in the CIA spanning more than 20 years; that she was assigned to Athens and worked with Greek nationals; that, as head of the Iraq desk in the Non-Proliferation Division, she investigated A.
Washington can indeed be a very nasty place. Kahn’s actions in assisting rogue nations in developing nuclear weapons has been blacked out. And some has been completely false — distorted characterizations of Valerie and her husband and their shared integrity. Aug 24, Captain rated it really liked it Shelves: The difference today is.
Definitely not my favorite book. I’m looking forward to reading her side of the story. You get toward the final chapters and there is a plug for donations to the Wilson Trust. She had been involved in finding intelligence that showed Iraq had no active nuclear weapons programme, contrary to the belief and desires of many of the US government. I followed this story for nearly four years, so I was delighted to finally be able to get the story from Valerie Plame Wilson’s point of view.
Those who followed the machinations of the cabal that used bogus and cynical claims that Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi armed forces had so-called weapons of valefie destruction were familiar with the scurrilous treatment of Valerie Plame, career CIA officer and her husband Joseph Wilson, retired State Department manager and ambassador.
He literally had some of the world’s best intelligence agencies, unsure of or convinced that he had WMDs, when really faie didn’t wlison shit. Reading the story, from Valerie Plame’s side, especially as the book has been published with the CIA’s redactions in place they create a marvellous, if somewhat dissonant effect as you readgives a tremendous insight into how twisted and bitter the Bush government’s need to perpetuate the Iraq War was and remains afterwards, even now.
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If all of the redactions are removed someday, I will revisit it. Plame’s story is a modern odyssey, a cautionary tale that should make Americans think twice before sacrificing their patriots.
Wilson and her family live in New Mexico. But when she and her husband stood side by side and fought back, they gained at least a modicum of justice and held their family together which is the most important thing. That probably would have helped considerably.
Much has been written about the “Valerie Plame” story, but Valerie herself has been silent, until now. I was thrilled to get my hands on this book because finally, Valerie Plame gets to tell her story years after the fact.