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Richard Armitage was the 13th United States Deputy Secretary of State, serving from 2001 to 2005. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and then after the[…]

India, Pakistan and Valerie Plame follow Richard Armitage wherever he goes.

Question: What are you best known for?

Richard Armitage: Perhaps in the last administration – that is the first Bush administration – perhaps the resolution of the very neuralgic situation which existed between India and Pakistan. That’s on the good side. We resolved that peacefully. On the bad side, I certainly was known as someone who inadvertently leaked the name of a CIA agent and caused quite a bit of trouble; though I’m pleased to say the advice of my father – that is “Always tell the truth” – is what I did there. Hence I was … I was not found witting of any crime.

Recorded on: 9/14/07

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