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The politics of truth : inside the lies that led to war and betrayed my wife's CIA identity : a diplomat's memoir

Author: Joseph C Wilson
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, ©2004.
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From the Publisher: In 1991, President George H.W. Bush called Ambassador Joseph Wilson a "True American Hero." In 2003, senior officials in President George W. Bush's White House tried to intimidate critics and punish Wilson for what he knew (and finally made public) about the administration's lies before the invasion of Iraq. The disclosure of the undercover identity of Wilson's wife, CIA operative Valerie Plame,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Wilson
ISBN: 078671378X 9780786713783 0786715510 9780786715510
OCLC Number: 54966142
Description: 513 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Maps --
1: Sixteen words --
2: Getting started in a diplomatic career --
3: Back to Africa with twins --
4: Coming to Baghdad --
5: How to shake hands with a dictator --
6: Of hostages and convoys --
7: Noose for a necktie --
8: Watching the war from a distance --
9: All in a diplomat's life from Gabon to Albania --
10: Diplomats and generals --
11: US peacekeeping in Bosnia --
12: Coming home for good --
13: Taking President Clinton to Africa --
14: Private citizen --
15: Road to the second Gulf War --
16: What I didn't find in Africa --
17: Strange encounter with Robert Novak --
18: Frog-marching --
19: Criminal investigation --
20: Family photo --
21: Long strange trip --
Timelines --
Acknowledgments --
Newspaper commentaries published by Ambassador Joseph Wilson before and after the United States invasion of Iraq in 2003 --
Bibliography --
Index --
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Responsibility: Joseph Wilson.
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