As old as the war in Iraq, the case of "outed" CIA operative, Valerie Plame has dragged on. In the meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of lives have forever been altered. I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is the former White House staffer left holding the bag in L' Affair du Plame, and his trial is ready to wrap up.
Elizabeth de la Vega is a former federal prosecutor, journalist, and author. Her articles appear in the Nation Magazine, L.S. Times, and Salon.com, among other places, and her book, 'United States v. George W. Bush et al' is a theoretical prosecution of President Bush, and his cadre of extra-legal help-meets. Elizabeth de la Vega and bringing Justice to a jaundiced White House in the first half.
And; it's the lie that launched, not a thousand ships, but countless conveyances of war; the explanation of the attacks of September eleventh, 2001 has been used to, among other things, "justify" Canada's current entanglement in the Afghanistan fiasco. Beyond the roughly three thousand killed on that fateful day, many hundreds of thousands of other lives have been effected.
But what really happened on 9/11? Hal Sisson is a
Victoria-based novelist, former reporter and lawyer, and world-ranked croquet player. The latest of his nine novels is Modus Operandi: 9/11 a no-less fictional account of that day than has been so far produced as fact by the powers that believe the official narrative. Hal Sisson and the ways and means behind "the day that changed everything" in the second half.