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The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir

The Politics of Truth Ambassador Joseph Wilson recounts more than two decades in the U.S. Foreign Service. Under presidents Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr., and Clinton - from Angola to Iraq to Bosnia to Niger - here is a look at the career of an American diplomat as well as an account of our nation's foreign policy.As the acting ambassador to Iraq, Wilson was the last American official to meet with Saddam before Desert Storm in 1990. He successfully parried the dictator's threats to use American hostages as human shields against U.S. bombing and was given a patriot's welcome by President George H.W. Bush on his homecoming. Yet today he finds himself in a battle with his own gover...

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