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..the mistake was not discovered until the B-52 landed at Barskdale, which left the war.s unaccounted for during the approximately 3 1/2 hour flight between the two bases, the officers said.
... raises more questions than it answers.
Among them: For what purpose did Cheney disclose Plame's identity to Libby? Was Cheney aware Libby apparently then discussed Plame with Karl Rove (search), President Bush's deputy chief of staff, and that both were talking about her with reporters? Did Cheney speak to reporters about Plame himself?
Norman Pearlstine, the former editor in chief of Time Inc. who was at the helm of the weekly news magazine during the controversy surrounding the outing of CIA officer Valerie Plame, spoke Tuesday at the Watson Institute for International Studies ...
... Pearlstine, now a senior adviser to the Carlyle Group...
... "We are not as straight and honest with our sources about what the rules are or ought to be," he said, pointing out the need for journalists to communicate better with sources during interviews.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has argued for a continued diplomatic approach, while officials in Vice President Dick Cheney’s office seek to isolate and contain Iran, including greater consideration of a military strike.
We know this because ... Ambassador Joe Wilson, denounced the yellowcake from Niger lie in a New York Times op-ed, soon after Bush asserted it in his State of the Union speech. Wilson, via the outing of his CIA wife Valerie Plame, paid a heavy price for his whistleblowing. So did the American people, as Plame's CIA network was devoted to protecting us from WMD's in the hands of terrorists. ... The outing of Plame, by the way, is ample grounds for prosecution of Bush and Cheney for high treason.
Bush and Cheney expected to be able to control the US population with a combination of fascist legislation, terrorist threats of all sorts, copious distraction in the mainstream media ranging from Michael Jackson to the presidential race of '08, economic hardship, etc. Instead, our awareness of our sovereignty and rights as We the People has grown tremendously.