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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It’s riveting, but it also delves into something that feels sort of like a mythical time in the past for those not involved. And instead of starting over at square one and rewriting the narrative under those constraints, Vakerie and co. Just a fortnight earlier, on July 6, and four months after the U. A former ambassador of Gabon with long experience in Niger and other Francophone West African countries he had the expertise and gravitas for the mission.

He acknowledged that because of his gane, many young people who could change things wouldn’t. Apr 03, Clarrissa Moon rated it it was amazing.

Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House

Lewis “Scooter” LibbyVice President Cheney’s chief of staffan aggressive consumer of intelligence regarded by some CIA analysts as an intimidating figure. Ultimately, whereas Fitzgerald’s grand valfrie did not indict Rove for committing any alleged crimes, and, in Octoberit did indict Libby not for allegedly having leaked Mrs.

But I don’t care enough about this book to get it from the library again and read the epilogue. Enter former ambassador Joe Wilson with a report from Niger debunking pkame rumor that Iraq had procured “yellowcake” from that country for use in nuclear weapons.

It’s been happening in gme debates, lots of questions about, you know, evolution, Genesis, the whole thing, creationism. We created a huge power vacuum in the middle east and now we’re paying for it. Valerie Plame Wilson explains her version of events before and during the scandal involving her husband and trial of Scooter Libby. We hear about her time as a CIA trainee, her time spent abroad, her relocation back to Washington and work in the CIA’s counterprolifiration division.


Adversity can break you if vvalerie alone but with somoene to stand by your side and have your back, you can overcome anything. Return to Book Page.

She went through things such as mock interrogations, where she was beat, sky diving and various other training while at the Farm. They put her and her family at risk, they attacked her on so many levels.

Book Review: Fair Game, by Valerie Plame Wilson – THE VIENNA REVIEW –

Page 3 of 6 pages. I did always try to be well-groomed, professional at all times. The afterward by Fqir Rozen was extremely helpful in setting a lpame as all details of when certain events occured were censored in Plame’s text. While there are definitely parts of the story we’ll never know, it’s interesting enough as it already is, even if it leaves you with frustrating questions.

I’d always been interested in this case as it took place through the US courts and the media. Valerie Plame tries to get her point across by showing many scratched out sentences in her book, which the CIA forbid her to include in her novel.

Yellowcake has the same relationship fame nuclear weapons as a rubber plant in Malaysia does to Maserati Quattroporte, although about times more complex. Smith” based on the memoir “Fair Game: He had been on the phone with Chris Matthews, host of the TV news talk show Faur who, in turn, had spoken with presidential advisor Karl Rove, the legendary spin doctor of the Bush administration.

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Valerie Plame Wilson: the housewife CIA spy who was ‘fair game’ for Bush

I felt punched in the gut. What they did gives me hope there is still time to get fiar country back and enforce our Constitutional rights which the Patriot Act has stolen. 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.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat How frustrating, then, to get this book and discover that all of the interesting parts have been blacked out by the CIA. The dismissal was on jurisdictional grounds, that the case belonged in federal court.


Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House by Valerie Plame Wilson

This is the story of ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame-Wilson whose cover was blown by the government that employed her all out of pure spite because her husband, a diplomat, told the powers that be that there was no cause to go to war with Iraq. I found that Fame read this book interspersed with fiction reading.

Plame’s status as a CIA operative is subsequently revealed in the media, the leak possibly coming from White House officials, including the Vice President’s chief of staff and national security adviser, Scooter Libbyin part to discredit her husband’s allegation that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence to justify the invasion of Iraq. Okay, I was all excited to read this book after hearing Ms. May 14, Lisa rated it really liked it Shelves: A very WTF moment. Cheney which yame related offenses by the various government officials.

The public disclosure of that secret information spurred a federal investigation and led to plae trial and conviction of Vice President Fsir Cheney’s chief of staff, Scooter Libby, and the Wilsons’ civil suit against top officials of the Bush administration.

Plame’s own account of her life reveals her as a patriotic true believer in the CIA and its mission. They were not trying to preserve national security – they were trying to make this book as unpublishable as possible. Joe and I were both raised in Republican families, but the party is much different now.

Fair Game Theatrical release poster. That said I would like to take advantage of my first amendment rights and say that Karl Rove is a shriveled raisin like anus and that Scooter Libby is literally the world’s biggest brown noser, who suckled the tit of Dick Chaney who is in fact a heartless vampire to screw over an innocent American family and our country. Print gamdCDe-Audio.