Valerie Plame Wilson, a former CIA agent and author, announced that she was resigning as board member of a prominent American foundation, after she came under fire for tweeting a link last week to an article that argued that American Jews were a driving force behind US wars.
Wilson had initially defended the piece, urging followers on Thursday to “put aside” any biases and read the article — titled “America’s Jews are driving America’s wars” — but then apologized profusely, saying she had “messed up” and had only “skimmed this piece.”
On Sunday, in a series of posts, she said she was resigning from the Ploughshares Fund.
“Actions have consequences, and while I have been honored to serve on the board of the Ploughshares Fund…to avoid detracting from their mission, I have resigned,” Wilson said in consecutive tweets.
“I take full responsibility for my thoughtless and hurtful actions, and there…
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