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Valerie Plame Wilson

 

Valerie Plame Wilson

Born on Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage, Alaska, Valerie Plame Wilson holds a BA degree from Pennsylvania State University, and Masters degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

Valerie is a former CIA operative who in 2003 found herself the subject of a political storm when her covert identity was revealed in a syndicated newspaper column. The longtime operations officer, who was involved in issues of counter-proliferation, became a central, if inadvertent, figure in a U.S. Justice Department investigation involving criminal exposure of covert government agents. Plame's career in the CIA included extensive work in counter-proliferation operations, working to ensure that enemies of the United States could not threaten America with weapons of mass destruction. She resigned from the CIA in January 2006.

Plame and her husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson, are the parents of twins. Valerie suffered from PPD after the birth of her twins in January 2000. After recovering, she became an active volunteer in local efforts to support and educate postpartum women and their families. She has written about her postpartum experience in her book, Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House.

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Valerie Plame Wilson

 

Valerie Plame Wilson

Born on Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage, Alaska, Valerie Plame Wilson holds a BA degree from Pennsylvania State University, and Masters degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

Valerie is a former CIA operative who in 2003 found herself the subject of a political storm when her covert identity was revealed in a syndicated newspaper column. The longtime operations officer, who was involved in issues of counter-proliferation, became a central, if inadvertent, figure in a U.S. Justice Department investigation involving criminal exposure of covert government agents. Plame's career in the CIA included extensive work in counter-proliferation operations, working to ensure that enemies of the United States could not threaten America with weapons of mass destruction. She resigned from the CIA in January 2006.

Plame and her husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson, are the parents of twins. Valerie suffered from PPD after the birth of her twins in January 2000. After recovering, she became an active volunteer in local efforts to support and educate postpartum women and their families. She has written about her postpartum experience in her book, Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House.

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