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Ambassador Wilson is CEO of JCWilson International Ventures, Corp., a firm specializing in Strategic Management and International Business Development.



Ambassador Wilson served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council from June 1997 until July 1998. In that capacity he was responsible for the coordination of U.S. policy to the 48 countries of sub-Saharan Africa. He was one of the principal architects of President Clinton's historic trip to Africa in March 1998.



Ambassador Wilson was the Political Advisor to the Commander-in-Chief of United States armed forces, Europe, 1995-1997. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Gabonese Republic and to the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe from 1992 to 1995. From 1988 to 1991, Ambassador Wilson served in Baghdad, Iraq as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy. During "Desert Shield" he was the acting Ambassador and was responsible for the negotiations that resulted in the release of several hundred American hostages. He was the last official American to meet with Saddam Hussein before the launching of "Desert Storm."

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Accusations abounded that the Bush White House orchestrated the leak to punish Plame's husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson, for alleging in a June New York Times op-ed that the president lied about Saddam Hussein's efforts to obtain uranium. But by early autumn 2003, Deputy Secretary of ...
An investigation in 2007 found that Libby had leaked the identity of former covert CIA officer Valerie Plame in an act of retribution against her husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson, for his criticism of the Bush administration in the run-up to the Iraq invasion. Former President George W. Bush ...

Wilson, a former U.S. diplomat, is referring to the President's April 13 decision to grant a full pardon to I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Jr., formerly chief of staff for ... Joseph C. Wilson IV, was U.S. Ambassador to Gabon from 1992 to 1995 and served in numerous other diplomatic postings in Africa and Iraq under ...
In retaliation for former ambassador Joseph Wilson telling the truth in 2003 that Saddam Hussein was actually not attempting to purchase the radioactive material for possible nuclear weapon construction, Libby and Richard Armitage told several journalists that Wilson's wife was a covert CIA agent, thus ...
WASHINGTON ― Former U.S. ambassador Joseph Wilson, a man whose family was turned upside down by Scooter Libby and other President George W. Bush administration officials, sharply criticized President Donald Trump for pardoning Libby, saying it showed his disregard for America's national ...
Scroll for more content... After a lengthy investigation, one member of the Bush administration, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was brought to trial and convicted of obstruction of justice, perjury, and making false statements. Timeline: February 2002 - Joseph Wilson, a former US diplomat, travels to Niger for the CIA.

WASHINGTON ― Former U.S. ambassador Joseph Wilson, a man whose family was turned upside down by Scooter Libby and other President George W. Bush administration officials, sharply criticized President Donald Trump for pardoning Libby, saying it showed his disregard for America's national ...
“Somebody's going to have to ask President Bush why he went out of his way to say he respected the jury's verdict,” John Bolton, Bush's U.N. ambassador and Trump's new national security adviser, said at the time. “If you think it was a miscarriage of justice, then you think it shouldn't have gone to a jury to ...
"Finally, as to Trump, he is a vile and despicable individual," he later added. "He represents repudiation of everything that my generation has worked to secure for our nation and its people. I find him utterly unacceptable as president." Wilson, a former ambassador to Gabon, is married to Valerie Plame, the ...
WASHINGTON ― Former U.S. ambassador Joseph Wilson, a man whose family was turned upside down by Scooter Libby and other President George W. Bush administration officials, sharply criticized President Donald Trump for pardoning Libby, saying it showed his disregard for America's national ...
Libby was convicted of four felonies in 2007 — for perjury before a grand jury, lying to FBI investigators and obstruction of justice during an investigation into the disclosure of the work of Valerie Plame Wilson, a former covert CIA agent and the wife of former ambassador Joseph Wilson. Libby was sentenced ...
Libby was convicted of making false statements, perjury and obstruction of justice in the 2007 investigation of Plame, a former covert CIA agent and the wife of former Ambassador Joseph Wilson IV. Libby was sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $250,000, but his sentence was commuted by Bush.
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — President Donald Trump lashed out at James Comey on Friday, calling the former FBI director an “untruthful slime ball” who should be held accountable for leaks – and hours later approved a recommendation to pardon I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, who was convicted of ...
WASHINGTON ― Former U.S. ambassador Joseph Wilson, a man whose family was turned upside down by Scooter Libby and other President George W. Bush administration officials, sharply criticized President Donald Trump for pardoning Libby, saying it showed his disregard for America's national ...
The investigation into who leaked the name of CIA officer Valerie Plame has already led to the indictment of Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, Scooter Libby, and could bring more indictments in the coming weeks. Plame's husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson, says the Bush Administration leaked her name ...
“Our Woman in Havana is a brilliant account of a diplomat's challenges in formulating a sound policy consensus amid the shifting sands of domestic political, economic, and ... –Ambassador Joseph Wilson, author of The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity.
That encounter marked the start of a decades-long friendship that saw Givenchy dress the star in nearly a dozen films, making her the brand's de-facto ambassador. "His clothes for me have always not only thrilled me but also given me so much confidence. I've worked in them, I've played in them, I've ...

When a former ambassador, Joseph C. Wilson, wrote a New York Times op-ed saying there was no nuclear threat from Iraq, the White House retaliated by leaking the name and destroying the career of his wife, Valerie Plame, one of the CIA's top national security experts. 19. Bush pardoned the Plame affair ...
dispatched former ambassador Joseph Wilson to Niger in February 2002 on an eight-day trip to that country to investigate; later, on 6 July 2003, Wilson wrote an op-ed piece published in the New York Times (“What I Didn't Find in Africa”) charging that “some of the intelligence related to Iraq's nuclear weapons program was ...
Ms. Wilson, whose identity as a covert operative was leaked in 2003 by members of the George W. Bush administration nettled by the opposition of her husband, Ambassador Joseph Wilson, to the Iraq war, repeated the well-worn narrative that Jewish neoconservatives promoted the invasion of Iraq — and ...
Wilson's identity as an operative was leaked in 2003 by a Bush administration official out of retribution for criticism made by her husband — former diplomat Joe Wilson — over Bush's decision to invade Iraq. Wilson made headlines recently over her effort to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter and ban ...
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame, left, and her husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson, arrive for a news conference at the National Press Club in ... in former President George W. Bush's administration in 2003 in an effort to discredit her husband, Joe Wilson, a former diplomat who criticized Bush's ...
Plame's husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson, investigated a rumor that Iraq had been buying yellowcake uranium, a building block for nuclear weapons. Wilson found no such evidence. The White House didn't like the answer, and that started the ball rolling that would eventually unveil Plame.
Joseph C. Wilson IV is a former United States diplomat who exposed the manipulation of U.S. intelligence to create a false impression about the acquisition of weapons of mass destruction by Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. The subsequent leaking of Wilson's wife Valerie Plame's identity as a CIA agent ...
Penn State School of International Affairs students in Professor Dennis Jett's Intelligence in International Relations (INTAF 812) course got a surprise during Monday's class when Jett called his friend retired U.S. Ambassador Joseph Wilson to answer the students' questions about intelligence after they ...
[3] A United States Foreign Service diplomat before retiring in 1998, Wilson was posted to African countries and to Iraq during the George H. W. Bush administration and later served as Special Assistant to US President Bill Clinton and as Senior Director for African Affairs on the United States National Security Council.
The CIA had asked Plame's husband, Joseph Wilson, a former U.S. ambassador, to investigate a British report that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was seeking to procure uranium in Africa to build weapons of mass destruction. When Wilson wrote a high-profile op-ed in 2003 saying that he found no such ...
By Joseph Wilson and Kirsten Grieshaber. .... IRAN-US-JOHN BOLTON — Iran calls the appointment of the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton to the role of National Security Adviser of the United States shameful, citing his involvement with an opposition group once named a terrorist organization.
When a former ambassador, Joseph C. Wilson, wrote a New York Times op-ed saying there was no nuclear threat from Iraq, the White House retaliated by leaking the name and destroying the career of his wife, Valerie Plame, one of the CIA's top national security experts. 19. Bush pardoned the Plame affair ...
That former secretary of state, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, was the Vatican ambassador in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship and was known to have been a supporter of Karadima. Sodano still wields influence in the Vatican as the dean of the College of Cardinals, and in that capacity recently celebrated ...
That former secretary of state, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, was the Vatican ambassador in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship and was known to have been a supporter of Karadima. Sodano still wields influence in the Vatican as the dean of the College of Cardinals, and in that capacity recently celebrated ...
That former secretary of state, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, was the Vatican ambassador in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship and was known to have been a supporter of Karadima. Sodano still wields influence in the Vatican as the dean of the College of Cardinals, and in that capacity recently celebrated the funeral Mass ...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Catalan separatist lawmakers who want to re-elect their fugitive ex-president suffered a setback Tuesday when the house speaker postponed a planned regional parliament meeting, saying it wouldn't take place until there were guarantees Spanish authorities "won't interfere.".
That former secretary of state, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, was the Vatican ambassador in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship and was known to have been a supporter of Karadima. Sodano still wields influence in the Vatican as the dean of the College of Cardinals, and in that capacity recently celebrated the funeral Mass ...
That former secretary of state, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, was the Vatican ambassador in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship and was known to have been a supporter of Karadima. Sodano still wields influence in the Vatican as the dean of the College of Cardinals, and in that capacity recently celebrated ...
1973 - Rumsfeld asks Cheney to join him in Brussels when Nixon appoints Rumsfeld ambassador to NATO. Cheney ... July 13, 2006 - Cheney, along with Karl Rove, Scooter Libby, and a number of unnamed defendants, are named in a federal civil lawsuit by Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson. The suit ...
1973 - Rumsfeld asks Cheney to join him in Brussels when Nixon appoints Rumsfeld ambassador to NATO. Cheney ... July 13, 2006 - Cheney, along with Karl Rove, Scooter Libby, and a number of unnamed defendants, are named in a federal civil lawsuit by Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson. The suit ...
Here he had some success and is said to have established a deep friendship with the local doctor, an Irish Protestant, Joseph Wilson. At any rate he decided that he had ... Silos manufacturing company. Tim Fischer is former deputy prime minister and ambassador, and now author and amateur historian.
Critics claimed that the Bush White House had sold her out to the press as retribution against her Iraq war critic husband, former U.S. diplomat Joseph Wilson. Anti-Bush liberals saw the Valerie Plame case and leak investigation as a proxy fight over the war in Iraq, rather than as a potential threat to press ...
[Former ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV's New York Times op-ed cast doubt on the Bush administration's claim that Iraq had bought yellowcake uranium for weapons purposes.] Because for about two years, we all heard about how Clinton lied and he lied and he lied about a very insignificant thing.
July 2003 - Various news articles name Valerie Plame, as a CIA secret operative involved in the search for weapons of mass destruction in Africa. An anonymous, senior White House official is the source. August 2003 - Plame's husband, US Ambassador Joseph Wilson, states that it was Rove who leaked ...
July 2003 - Various news articles name Valerie Plame, as a CIA secret operative involved in the search for weapons of mass destruction in Africa. An anonymous, senior White House official is the source. August 2003 - Plame's husband, US Ambassador Joseph Wilson, states that it was Rove who leaked ...
To change the controversy, change the question. In July 2003, Joseph C Wilson, a former US ambassador, wrote a New York Times article casting serious doubt on President Bush's claim that Saddam Hussein had been seeking uranium in Niger. This posed the question: why did we go to war in Iraq?
Those are the stark words of Ambassador Barbara Stephenson in a letter she wrote for “The Foreign Service Journal. .... Barbara Stephenson: Well, I don't think it would surprise you that, as a career diplomat, I believe that what we do is actually really important for Americans from all walks of life. When they ...
He will go to prison and to survive he likely will adapt to that life, Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Joseph Wilson said. “There are no good consequences in the future here,” he said. Wilson pointed out that because Friendly was convicted as an adult, he faces much stiffer penalties — a lengthy ...
Ms. Wilson, whose identity as a covert operative was leaked in 2003 by members of the George W. Bush administration nettled by the opposition of her husband, Ambassador Joseph Wilson, to the Iraq war, repeated the well-worn narrative that Jewish neoconservatives promoted the invasion of Iraq — and ...
Wilson's identity as an operative was leaked in 2003 by a Bush administration official out of retribution for criticism made by her husband — former diplomat Joe Wilson — over Bush's decision to invade Iraq. Wilson made headlines recently over her effort to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter and ban ...
The diplomat has worked tirelessly for nearly two decades to push Washington's defense and foreign policy establishment to adopt MBZ's hawkish ideas on Iran, the Muslim Brotherhood, and other contentious policy areas. Otaiba has been a leading voice in Washington for the war in Yemen, where the ...
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame, left, and her husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson, arrive for a news conference at the National Press Club in ... in former President George W. Bush's administration in 2003 in an effort to discredit her husband, Joe Wilson, a former diplomat who criticized Bush's ...
Four days after President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, the top American official in China, David Rank, tendered his resignation, citing the president's decision. Rank, who served 27 years in the foreign service, sits down with Judy Woodruff in his first interview ...


 

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