Plame Affair

The Plame Affair (also known as the CIA leak scandal, the CIA leak case, the CIA leak grand jury investigation, and Plamegate) involved the identification of Valerie Plame Wilson as a covert Central Intelligence Agency officer by Richard Armitage. Mrs. Wilson's relationship with the CIA was formerly classified information. The disclosure was made in a Washington Post column titled "Mission to Niger" written by Robert Novak, and published on July 14, 2003.

Mrs. Wilson's husband, former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson, has stated his opinion in various interviews and subsequent writings (as listed in his 2004 memoir The Politics of Truth) that members of then President George W. Bush's administration revealed Mrs. Wilson's covert status as retribution for his op-ed titled "What I Didn't Find in Africa," published in The New York Times on July 6, 2003.

Read more about Plame Affair:  Valerie Wilson's Role in Joe Wilson's Selection, Robert Novak, Richard Armitage, Karl Rove, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, Ari Fleischer, Dick Cheney, Journalists Subpoenaed To Testify in Fitzgerald's Grand Jury Investigation, Legal Issues Relating To The CIA Leak Scandal, Congressional Hearings, Possible Consequences of The Public Disclosure of Wilson's CIA Identity

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