Tag: iraq

New Year’s Eve, Iraq, Lily Tomlin: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

January 4, 2020
Briefing|New Year’s Eve, Iraq, Equal Pay: Your Tuesday Evening BriefingHere’s what you need to know at the end of the last day of the year.Dec. 31, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening from Times Square, where the ball will drop within a matter of hours to ring in 2020.…

Joseph Wilson, Who Challenged Iraq War Narrative, Dies at 69

October 23, 2019
He contradicted a statement in President George W. Bush’s State of the Union address. A week later, his wife at the time, Valerie Plame, was outed as a C.I.A. agent. Former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson in 2006 with his wife, the former C.I.A. officer Valerie Plame. CreditLawrence Jackson/Associated PressPublished Sept. 27, 2019Updated Oct. 8, 2019Joseph C.…