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Obama's New Scandals

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

How Obama reacts to both the "outing" of the C.I.A. station chief in Afghanistan and the ongoing problems at the Veterans Administration will wind up reflecting on his presidential legacy, for better or worse.

Once Fair Game Plame Delivers Blowback

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Charles Karel Bouley

She never wanted to be famous. In fact, her life was to be one in shadows, a double life of secrets and yes, intrigue. The stuff of spy novels. So it makes sense that she's written one of her own entitled Blowback. After all, what's an outed spy to do?

How Obama's FBI Pick Triggered The Valerie Plame Investigation

Mother Jones | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

The pending nomination of James Comey to become FBI chief is a poke in the eye with a very sharp stick for the Cheney crowd....

Valerie Plame Calls For Transparency On Drones

Posted 03.06.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Valerie Plame Wilson, the former CIA officer who was outed by Robert Novak in a 2003 Washington Post column and was the subject of the movie "Fair Gam...

Outed CIA Spy's Latest Battle

The Huffington Post | Lance Gould | Posted 06.14.2013 | Impact

Valerie Plame Wilson was an undercover operative in the CIA's counter-proliferation division. That line of work is also known as "spying," and in that...

The Need for Truth

Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr.

Valerie Plame is right in defending a Navy Seal's right to give a true account of the raid which took out Osama Bin Laden. The issue at stake is the right of enlisted personnel and junior officers to tell the truth about their combat experiences. That truth needs to be known.

Why Is the U.S. Government Bullying an American Hero?

Valerie Plame Wilson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Valerie Plame Wilson

We have heard riveting stories of heroism and valor from one of the soldiers who participated the mission that killed Osama bin Laden. His book is by most accounts devoid of any classified information. So are U.S. government officials angry that he wrote a book, or that his book came out before their movie?

Dan Froomkin

Why U.S. Prosecutor Let Dick Cheney, Karl Rove Slip Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald’s prosecution of former CIA officer John Kiriakou for talking to journalists about the Bush/Cheney to...

Words Of Resilience: Quotes From Women Touched By 9/11

Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

We’ve been so impressed and inspired by the number of stories about women coming out this week in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11: S...

What's In Her Desk?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.17.2011 | Women

To quote Christina Norman, put simply, "Work's hard." And if you're anything like us, you have a few can't-work-without-them items that help you get t...

Penguin Gives Name To New Imprint

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 07.17.2011 | Books

For six months, the new imprint at Penguin Group USA headed by David Rosenthal has remained stubbornly nameless. ...

Washington Post Editors Continue Smearing the Wilsons

Larry C. Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry C. Johnson

Today's editorial in the Washington Post is a sad reminder that some of the journalists who enabled the ill-conceived war in Iraq and facilitated the smear of two American citizens are still alive and well in Washington, D.C.

ReThink Interview: Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

2010-11-12-plame.jpgPlame discusses when she first told Wilson that she was worked for the CIA, the unglamourousness of actual spy work and Wilson's advice for people who want to hold their government officials accountable.

Valerie Plame's Story 'Fair Game' Film Screening With Producer Q&A

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

What: Fair Game screening and a panel discussion with film critic Stephen Farber and producers Jerry and Janet Zucker. This event is part of Farber's ...

Amanda Terkel

Valerie Plame And Joe Wilson: Dick Cheney Never Apologized

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seven years after top officials in the Bush administration turned their world upside down in an attempt to convince the public to support the war in I...

Plame's Name Was Fair Game, Remember?

Jamie Stiehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Stiehm

Washington must thank Hollywood for bringing back the bad old days of the Plame affair in the new movie Fair Game. Finally, art has brought more truth to life in this hauntingly familiar tale of our times.

'Countdown To Zero' Urges Lowering The Number Of World's Nukes...To Zero

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Do you know how many nuclear weapons there are in the world? What about the nations that have them? Further...how are those nukes protected? These are...

START-ing the "Countdown to Zero"

Andrea Jimenez Rael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrea Jimenez Rael

Ever since the world first witnessed the blossoming of the mushroom cloud we've been living a constant nightmare of international terrorism. Demonstra...

Arizona's Immigration Law: Is Karl 'Turd Blossom' Rove Naive or Disingenuous About it?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Rove calls the Arizona statute a "tight and reasonable standard." So not so. We must find the national nerve, maturity, and wisdom to frame the crime issue more comprehensively, and helpfully.

Valerie Plame & Joe Wilson Furious as CA Democrats Snub Leader Fighting Theocratic Takeover of Military

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Does anything transcend the current Republican/Democratic ideological divide in American politics?

Cannes 2010 Day Eight and Nine: Carlos Is Caught

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Carlos the Jackal loomed over Day Eight. For some, the Olivier Assayas film was a daunting roadblock they detoured around. A 5 1/2 hour miniseries smack dab in the middle of the day?

'Fair Game' Movie Clip (VIDEO): No Trailer, But Clip Of Valerie Plame Drama Posted For Cannes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Fair Game," the film about former CIA officer Valerie Plame Wilson and the Bush administration's leaks about her identity, is set to premiere May 20 ...

Courage and Consequence: Less Memoir Than Hoax

Joseph C. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joseph C. Wilson

Wasting his opportunity to tell the truth, Karl Rove offers absolutely nothing new in his book, and his selective use of facts and quotes is a transparent effort to continue his long campaign to confuse people.

Karl Rove's Perversions of History, And His Media Enablers

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

In his new memoir, Karl Rove does what he does best. To explain away one lie, he comes up with another.

Leaked: Sneak Previews of Upcoming Valerie Plame/CIA Hollywood Film!

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Like everyone who covered the Valerie Plame/CIA leak case and the Scooter Libby trial, I am anxiously awaiting the pending release of the Hollywood treatment, Fair Game.