BookMark: The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War

September 18, 2005

In the wake of the 2004 presidential election, career diplomat Joseph Wilson found himself working for an administration that "outed" his wife Valerie Plane, a CIA undercover operative allegedly in retaliation, after Wilson refuted President Bush's claims that Iraq had tried to by uranium from Niger . The account of these events is just one section in a fascinating account of a foreign service career that spanned almost three decades.