AFP has a report (notably picked up by Pakistan’s Dawn) on the Senate’s hand-wringing over whether we should tie aid to Pakistan to the release of Raymond Davis, the “consulate employee” who shot two alleged Pakistani spies. Here’s what Lindsey Graham had to say: But Senator Lindsey Graham, the top Republican on Leahy’s subcommittee, strongly [...]
|By: emptywheel Friday December 3, 2010 7:42 am|
Joe Lieberman has introduced what he claims to be a law targeted at Wikileaks. “The recent dissemination by Wikileaks of thousands of State Department cables and other documents is just the latest example of how our national security interests, the interests of our allies, and the safety of government employees and countless other individuals are [...]
|By: emptywheel Thursday July 15, 2010 6:35 am|
Okay, this is one for the ages. Karl Rove is out today with what is presumably an excerpt from his book, revealing his biggest mistake. He doesn’t verbalize what that mistake is, really. Rather, he bitches about a list of Democrats. But the initial complaint appears to be that on July 15, 2003, Ted Kennedy [...]
|By: emptywheel Wednesday August 19, 2009 7:41 am|
Novak brings many secrets to the grave about his role in the Plame outing. Here are some of those secrets.
|By: emptywheel Saturday June 20, 2009 2:19 pm|
William Ockham made a really important discovery. One of the files turned over to CREW has search files from September 2004 relating to the Plame investigation. Look at pages 44-46 for Rove and Cooper searches and page 49 for Plame Wilson Novak searches.
Of particular interest, here are the days on which they were apparently searching for Plame Wilson Novak emails dated:
May 1, 2003
May 9, 2003
May 16, 2003
May 27, 2003
June 2, 2003
|By: emptywheel Wednesday August 27, 2008 6:03 pm|
In the same way that Democrats need Ted Kennedy to bolster their energy, Republicans apparently still need Bob Novak to funnel their leaks.
|By: emptywheel Saturday July 26, 2008 3:39 pm|
While sorting through my old files, I discovered that Bob Novak is one key to understanding Libby’s Aspen Letter.
|By: emptywheel Tuesday July 22, 2008 4:08 pm|
Did Novak’s old friends in the Off the Record Club set Novak up as a tool?
|By: emptywheel Monday July 14, 2008 6:39 am|
There are still a number of unexplained aspects of Novak’s column. But the Attorney General seems determined to make sure we never explain them, since he’s refusing to turn over the Bush and Cheney interview reports.
|By: emptywheel Monday June 2, 2008 10:23 am|
Poor Novak. Scottie’s book is cutting through the narrative that he cultivated so carefully about the CIA Leak case.