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According to the reports released last month, Wilson actually told the CIA that his contact in Niger did believe Iraq was after "yellowcake" (weaponizable uranium), the primary export of that African nation, and that Saddam had sent his emissaries to Niger. This confirmed other information the CIA had from British and European intelligence agencies and is what the CIA told the president.

And Wilson`s wife, it seems, wrote a memo of her own, taking credit for her husband's appointment as special CIA envoy to Niger concerning the Saddam-yellowcake question. So Wilson told us a fib about what he found in Niger, about what he told the CIA when he got back, and about his wife`s role in his getting the Niger gig in the first place. Whoops.

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