Joseph Wilson, an ex-ambassador and National Security Council official in the Clinton and first Bush administrations, sparked the "leak" controversy in the first place by writing in The New York Times that Bush had lied in his 2003 State of the Union address about Saddam Hussein's seeking uranium in Africa for nuclear weapons.
The CIA had sent Wilson to Niger in 2002 to check out precisely that point, and he claimed to have debunked it. Later, the Senate Intelligence Committee concluded that nearly everything Wilson wrote or said about Bush, Cheney, Iraq, and his own trip to West Africa was untrue. Wilson was a fraud. Read the full story in The Australian: 'CIA agent's naming led to giant hoax by Bush foes' By Fred Barnes The Weekly Standard, September 15, 2006 http://tinyurl.com/o9w42 From: Uncle Tantra Date: Fri, Jul 18 2003 10:32 am Groups: alt.meditation.transcendental Subject: What timing! And if foul play is discovered, former Ambassador Wilson should feel relieved that the worst that happened to him after he went public was his wife being outed as a CIA agent. http://tinyurl.com/qx5dr To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/