CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush. 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. Fair Game: How a Top CIA Agent Was Betrayed by Her Own Government [ Valerie Plame Wilson, Laura Rozen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying.
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I know all this stuff is complicated, but please bear with me a bit longer. Novak spoke to a friend of mine on the street and said that, Wilson’s a ‘blank,’ and his wife works for the CIA, that the nature of the smear campaign they were going to run against me was going to include the betrayal of her identity as a covert CIA officer.
Valerie Plame Wilson: the housewife CIA spy who was ‘fair game’ for Bush – Telegraph
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Wilson has not agme revealed what it was like for her to follow the trial of I. This story shows us how strong the desire to serve can be and how treacherous the risks are in the minefields of Washington.
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I recall believing some of the character assassination that I now know was designed to silence and discredit patriotic Americans who wanted their government to have the most complete information available.
Chris Matthews reportedly declined to discuss the telephone conversation that he had had with Rove, according to Thomas and Iskikoff in Newsweekwho quote the conversation that Wilson reported having with Matthews and then add parenthetically: Anything contrary to that assessment was looked upon with skeptisicm and virtually ignored. Aug 24, Captain rated it really liked it Shelves: Valerie Plame Wilson has plam story vxlerie tell, and it’s a compelling one.
Book Review: Fair Game, by Valerie Plame Wilson
Dec 23, Florence rated it really liked it. How do you make them interested in you? Thus Fair Game is the title of the film that was inspired by her story.
Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. But Plame Wilson had signed a secrecy clause when she joined the CIA, leaving her in the extraordinary position of being bound by duty to an organisation that had betrayed her.
Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House
If you have any interest, I do recommend reading it! Wilson, “The Sixteen Words”, chap.
If you like political memoir, you may want to dip into this one. He acknowledged that because of his actions, many young people who could change valreie wouldn’t. Valerie Plame Wilson’s story is a powerful one.
I certainly recommend reading the afterward as it puts many things into context and reveals galerie that Plame, as a former employee of the CIA, was not allowed to reveal herself. Why was this significant? Overall I feel this book was poorly written; unnecessarily lengthily; and had little persuasive effect. He was in fact, calling the shots particularly, and making the case for the war after the fact. Cheney vwlerie charged related offenses by the various government officials.
I was really expecting more.
Book Review: Fair Game, by Valerie Plame Wilson – THE VIENNA REVIEW –
Samantha Wilson Quinn Broggy ET, accessed August 23, As the Bush administration gathered its evidence that Iraq had weapons of mass valedie, prior to invading that country, it encouraged the CIA to provide evidence that he WMD did, in fact, exist.
So according to a review in The New York Times, the part about fame she met her husband jumps from a mention of “a woman in a Vqlerie suit who wheeled two Burberry-wearing pug dogs in a baby carriage” to Joe becoming a part of her life, with 7-and-a-quarter pages of blacked out lines in between! I’ve been flipping back and forth and just finished both chapter 3s.
Is ‘Fair Game’ based on a book? Surely the US government wouldn’t do this to someone who served their country.
Even the chapter where she dealt with post-partum depression failed to move 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.