Naomi Watts as Valerie Plame in the film "Fair Game' based on Plame's memoir.
Op-Ed, The Huffington Post
December 8, 2010
Author: Charles G. Cogan, Associate, International Security Program
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security
Although Naomi Watts is a subject of continuing fascination, I can hardly believe her claim, in the role of Valerie Plame in the film "Fair Game," that she was beaten up as a part of her CIA training at "the farm." Things just don't happen that way, certainly not to young American CIA aspirants.
There also seems to be a whiff of hyperbole in the acts of derring-do in Iraq by Naomi/Valerie....
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