From a long piece in the New Yorker on Ahmad Chalabi:
In an unusual arrangement, two months before the invasion began, the chief correspondent for the Times, Patrick E. Tyler, who was in charge of overseeing the paper?s war coverage, hired Chalabi?s niece, Sarah Khalil, to be the paper?s office manager in Kuwait. Chalabi had long been a source for Tyler. Chalabi?s daughter Tamara, who was in Kuwait at the time, told me that Khalil helped her father?s efforts while she was working for the Times.
(Via The Poor Man.)