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Mr Dana Priest-Goodfellow's Political Connections
Sweetness & Light ^ | April 30, 2006 | N/A

Posted on 04/30/2006 12:15:40 PM PDT by Sam Hill

Here is another informative schematic from Jennifer Verner:

Readers are encouraged to Google the groups and individuals listed to find out just who William Goodfellow is, and what those "secret prison" articles penned by his wife Dana Priest are really all about.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: billgoodfellow; cia; cialeak; commies; danapriest; ips; mccarthy; priest; secretprisons; spies; traitors; vlwc; webofconnections; williamgoodfellow
For instance, Oscar Letelier was suspected of being a paid agent of both the East Germany and Cuba when he was killed in Washington, DC:

Orlando Letelier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

During the FBI investigation into Letelier’s assassination, the contents of the briefcase he had with him were copied and leaked to Rowland Evans and Robert Novak of the Washington Times before being returned to his widow. The documents show that Letelier was in constant contact with the surviving political leadership of the various parties that made up the Popular Unity coalition exiled in East Berlin, been given refuge and supported by the East German Government during their stay. The FBI suspected that these individuals had been recruited by the Stasi. Documents in the briefcase showed that Letelier had maintained contact with Salvador Allende’s daughter, Beatriz Allende who was married to Cuban DGI station chief Luis Fernandez Ona.

According to the documents, Letelier was able to receive funding of $5,000 a month from the Cuban government and under the supervision of Beatriz Allende, he used his contacts within the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and western human rights groups to organize a campaign within the United Nations as well as the US Congress to isolate the new Chilean government, also know as Operation TOUCAN. This organized pressure on Pinochet’s government was thought to have been closely coordinated by the Cuban and Soviet governments, using individuals like Letelier to implement these efforts. Letelier’s briefcase also contained his address book which contained the names of dozens of known and suspected East Block intelligence agents. All correspondence between Letelier and individuals in Cuba had been handled via Julian Rizo, who used his diplomatic status to hide his activities.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlando_Letelier

Letelier and Goodfellow founded the Center For International Policy together.

1 posted on 04/30/2006 12:15:42 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Howlin; Deb; kcvl; Mo1; Enchante; nopardons; veronica; KJC1; stocksthatgoup; mewzilla; backhoe; ...

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2 posted on 04/30/2006 12:16:36 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill

He's definitely a subversive.


3 posted on 04/30/2006 12:22:39 PM PDT by demlosers
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To: demlosers

So's she.


4 posted on 04/30/2006 12:27:02 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Sam Hill

Great job! Thanks, Sam.

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5 posted on 04/30/2006 12:38:18 PM PDT by pinz-n-needlez
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6 posted on 04/30/2006 1:36:17 PM PDT by devolve ((----Kimberly Guilfoyle - bicoastal or another thespian?))
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To: devolve

I thought you were watching James Bond! Not the right girl in that movie, huh?

Fabulous posted graphics, as always.


7 posted on 04/30/2006 1:39:57 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Sam Hill
Excellent work by Verner. One detail: Goodfellow's position with CIP was actually deputy director. The person who helped Letelier found the organization in 1975 was Lindsay Mattison, who also helped Letelier found a similar group called the Center for Development Policy (CDP) in 1977. Some other tidbits: CIP's director was a State Department friend of Letelier's named Donald Ranard. CIP also had an early staffer named Susan Weber who had previously been registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act as an employee of the Soviet embassy, working as a copyeditor for Soviet Life. CIP's funding came mainly from the Fund for Peace with support from the Rubin Foundation, Ruth Mott Fund, and Stern Fund. (Source: S. Steven Powell, Covert Cadre: Inside the Institute for Policy Studies, 236-237.)
8 posted on 04/30/2006 2:11:38 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Sam Hill

I'm in the midst of following the dots, thanks to Jennifer and to you.

Sam, and all:
I encourage us all to share this document with everyone we know, friends, email groups, bloggers, and ask them to pass it along too. Have any contacts in the media? Send it to them as well. It's maddening for me to find out after all this time, and all the kudos Dana Priest has received, we have not been made aware of her personal connections.

If Richard Melon Scaife's wife were a reporter for The Washington Times, writing about Hillary, don't you think every word she wrote would be held up to intense scrutiny and scorn? Certainly she wouldn't have been allowed to write a single column without having to disclose her personal bio.


9 posted on 04/30/2006 2:16:01 PM PDT by YaYa123
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To: Fedora

Thanks for that info.

As you probably know, the CIP seems to have had a lot of co-founders, including James Morrell. So I'm not sure what Goodfellow's exact role was at the time. He is now its Executive Director.

Again, you probably know this, but others may not--but the CIP is a spinoff of a spinoff.

It was born out of the so-called Government Accounting Project:

GAP - Government Accountability Project
http://www.whistleblower.org/template/index.cfm

Which in turn was born out of the Institute of Policies Studies:

Institute for Policy Studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Institute_for_Policy_Studies

Which was really just a Communist operation:

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and the IPS
http://www.brookesnews.com/062002fisa.html

And it is clear that the apple has not fallen one inch from the tree. The CIP is just as Communist in their leanings as the IPS.

BTW, all or some of these people were very heavily involved in the castration of the CIA (and the rest of the US intel community) by the Church Committee.

And they had a major hand in crafting the FISA courts, as well:

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and the IPS
http://www.brookesnews.com/062002fisa.html


10 posted on 04/30/2006 2:40:46 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: YaYa123

Thanks, YaYa. And you're exactly right about the outrage we'd hear if a reporter was found to have conservative ties.

Priest has been a reporter for years, and her political connections have never been mentioned before.

Of course that is true of some many in our one party media.


11 posted on 04/30/2006 2:44:52 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Fedora
Some other tidbits: CIP's director was a State Department friend of Letelier's named Donald Ranard. CIP also had an early staffer named Susan Weber who had previously been registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act as an employee of the Soviet embassy, working as a copyeditor for Soviet Life.

I know Susan Weber is not an uncommon name, but is this Susan Weber the same person as Susan Weber Soros, born 1957 in NYC, married to George Soros 1983, now divorced.

From other sources SWS's CV:

Susan Weber Soros PhD BA Art History, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, USA, 1977. Work experience: Director and Faculty Member, The Bard Graduate Center, New York, USA, 1992; Founder and Publisher, Source Notes in the History of Art, USA, 1980.

Still somewhere between 1977 and early 80s there could have been a stint at Soviet Life? Any ideas?

12 posted on 04/30/2006 3:06:13 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: Sam Hill
And they had a major hand in crafting the FISA courts, as well:

Which is why "W" knew, to keep anything secret, he would have to bypass the FISA courts - which are simply a conduit to the traitors.

Why do you think the libs hate his "Western White house"? He can do business there and they have no bugs or ability to get close enough with surveillance equipment to eavesdrop. Which is why the "WWH" was built. (Remember, Pres. Bush1 was head of the CIA - the Bushes know what goes on and how to circumvent the traitors

13 posted on 04/30/2006 3:29:41 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("...but you can't fool all of the people all of the time," Lincoln)
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To: Sam Hill

Thanks for the links. There's a whole slew of these groups with interlocking personnel and it's a chore to keep track of them all without a scorecard. IPS is definitely near the heart of the spider web, along with the Fund for Peace, which has shared office space with CIP and several related groups.


14 posted on 04/30/2006 3:49:55 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: ScaniaBoy; Sam Hill; piasa; the Real fifi; YaYa123
I know Susan Weber is not an uncommon name, but is this Susan Weber the same person as Susan Weber Soros

I don't know, but that'd be pretty interesting if it were the case.

The source I was quoting indicated that Weber's registration as a Soviet employee was prior to her work at CIP, which may mean her stint with Soviet Life was before 1977. Here's a link mentioning her, along with some other interesting information about CIP, Anthony Lake, and others:

William F. Jasper, "Security Risk for CIA: Plumbing the depths of Anthony Lake's dubious past", The New American, Vol. 13, No. 02, January 20, 1997

The Senate will surely want to closely scrutinize Lake's involvement with the Center for International Policy (CIP) in Washington, DC. As an official consultant for the CIP during the 1970s, Lake was an associate of Orlando Letelier, who served on the CIP's board of directors. Letelier and Lake were also connected through their mutual involvement in the Institute for Policy Studies, a Marxist think tank with numerous ties to communist intelligence agencies. When Letelier was killed by a car bomb, incriminating documents found in his briefcase pointed to many highly placed people. One of those was Richard Feinberg. Feinberg resigned from the Treasury Department to avoid investigation into his own involvement with the Letelier network. Also among the briefcase contents was a letter from radical activist Elizabeth Farnsworth cautioning Letelier against mentioning Feinberg's name because that might jeopardize his reputation and career at Treasury and his usefulness to the cause. Yet Anthony Lake, who at that time was serving as director of President Carter's State Department Policy Planning Staff, hired Feinberg on at State.

Ms. Farnsworth also wrote admiringly to Letelier of the good work that "Bill Goodfellow" was accomplishing for the revolution. She was referring, of course, to William Goodfellow, the CIP director, who is a very bad fellow. How bad? Bad enough to stubbornly defend the murderous Khmer Rouge communists in Cambodia long after most leftists had decided the genocidal slaughter was just too obvious to deny anymore.

Still another sterling staff member with Lake at CIP was Susan Weber, a former editor of Soviet Life, the official propaganda organ published at the Soviet embassy for American consumption. In that communist endeavor, Ms. Weber was forced to register as an agent of a "foreign power." At CIP, she could carry out essentially the same task without the inconvenience of registering. Another CIP consultant was Edwin Martin, who was identified to intelligence authorities in 1947 as a member of a Soviet spy ring. When you start tugging on the CIP thread, you end up at the Fund For Peace (FFP), long one of the most openly pro-communist outfits in the country. The CIP was founded by, and is funded by, the FFP. A longtime trustee of the Fund was Louise R. Berman. And who is she? A longtime Red and hard-core Stalinist, Berman was the subject of extensive congressional investigation into communist activities during the 1940s and 50s. She was a contact and a courier for Stalin's NKVD (precursor to the KGB) and GRU (military intelligence) agents in the U.S. and worked with J. Peters, the Kremlin's top Comintern representative on the central committee of the Communist Party, USA. Berman is only one of many notorious communists and subversives involved with the CIP/FFP network in which Lake operated for many years.

15 posted on 04/30/2006 4:02:29 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: ScaniaBoy

"I know Susan Weber is not an uncommon name, but is this Susan Weber the same person as Susan Weber Soros, born 1957 in NYC, married to George Soros 1983, now divorced."

They are still married. You're thinking of Soros' first wife, Anneliese.


16 posted on 04/30/2006 4:46:56 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: ScaniaBoy

Sorry. My mistake.

Soros is now divorced from Susan, too.


17 posted on 04/30/2006 4:48:51 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Fedora

Good catch, fedora!


18 posted on 04/30/2006 6:06:54 PM PDT by the Real fifi
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To: devolve

I love your new headlines and crafty touches.
Marxican! Very good.


19 posted on 04/30/2006 8:29:40 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: Sam Hill
* Institute for Policy Studies :
Phyllis Benning of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) appeared on a TV talk show a few months ago during which she claimed that no link between Al-Qaeda and Iraq was established. Yet, a couple of days earlier I watched an edition of CBS’ 60 Minutes in which an Israeli intelligence official was interviewed who claimed that the Israelis have captured documents that do establish such a relationship. ... What do all of these organizations [IPS, IPB, PAN, & HAP] have in common? Cora Weiss.
Cora Weiss is the daughter of Faberge millionaire and Soviet-phile Samuel Rubin. She is the president of the Samuel Rubin Foundation, which finances a host of communist causes. As well as president of her father’s foundation, Cora is president of the IPB, president of the HAP, an international representative of the PAN, and the principal financier of the IPS, which was founded by a grant from the Rubin Foundation. ...
In 1983, [Cora] Weiss was a delegate to an IPS sponsored US-USSR confab for disarmament. Delegates included members of the Riverside Church, which is allied with the National Council of Churches (NCC) and World Council of Churches (WCC). ...
The anti-Americanism of Riverside, the NCC and the WCC is well known. All three organizations were advocates for the North Vietnamese. All three organizations were advocates for Marxists revolutions in Africa. (Indeed, the WCC contributed to Robert Mugabe’s Marxist army.) All three organizations were advocates for the Marxist revolutions in Central America in the 1980’s. All three protested the deployment of Pershing missiles in Europe. All three condemned the Gulf War. All three condemned US military action against the Taliban.
Weiss is definitely plugged in to the good old comrade’s network. For example, the IPS Board of Directors contains such liberal luminaries as Harry Belafonte, Time magazine journalist Barbara Ehrenreich, and editor of The Nation magazine Katrina vanden Heuvel (who was formerly the director of the IPS’s Transnational Institute).
Each of these people are well known for their unrepentant leftwing commitments. Ehrenreich is the Vice–Chair of the Democratic Socialists of America. [Katrina] vanden Heuvel, is a staunch apologist for socialism. Belafonte was a founding member of the Hollywood chapter of SANE, a precursor of PAN. In December 2000, he received an honorary degree from Cuba's Higher Arts Institute. Radio Havana reported that Belafonte said Cuba has always been an artistic haven for people who struggle for the liberation of humanity.
Cora’s old comrade network is incestuous as well. Peter Weiss, Cora’s husband, was the first chairman of the IPS, and is a member of the HAP board. He is a member of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) and the Center for Constitutional Rights. The NLG is a communist proxy group. Both it and the Center for Constitutional Rights litigate government counter-intelligence activities.
--------- 'Red Queen of "Peace",' By Michael Tremoglie, FrontPageMagazine.com, December 11, 2002
20 posted on 04/30/2006 9:04:15 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: piasa
Thanks. She is certainly a major player. I will cut and paste some more info re Weiss from another thread here:

Kerry's "Sensitive War" General: Cora Weiss, Red Queen of Peace?
http://209.157.64.200/focus/f-news/1264539/posts

The following excerpt is from an August 21, 2000 article by J. Michael Waller in Insight on the News about Ms. Weiss and the sources for funding proponents of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). The CTBT was narrowly defeated in Congress in 1999, notwithstanding Kerry's appeal on the Senate floor to delay the vote in an effort to effect successful passage.

From her glass tower at 777 United Nations Plaza in New York City, Samuel Rubin Foundation President Cora Weiss sees things with a clear sense of purpose in protracted terms. Her father, Samuel Rubin, built his Faberge empire in the 1930s with clandestine help from Soviet-backed Communist groups, according to veteran journalist James L. Tyson. Such an ideologue was Rubin that he named his son Reed after U.S. Communist John Reed, whom the Soviets buried in the wall of the Kremlin. The elder Rubin founded and endowed the foundation where Weiss has been a fixture since at least the 1960s.

During the Vietnam War, Weiss funded not only agitprop against U.S. military involvement in Southeast Asia but groups supporting Hanoi and the Viet Cong against U.S. troops. For decades she funded a range of hard-left groups from the Center for Constitutional Rights - which has litigated for the likes of CIA defector Philip Agee and Puerto Rican terrorists (Agee and one of the terrorists are living in Cuba) - to the Institute for Policy Studies. During the Cold War, though, most of the Samuel Rubin Foundation's grantees were considered even by liberals to be on the far left. Today, however, Weiss and her beneficiaries are more in the mainstream.

Not that they have shed their radicalism. They and others have changed the terms of debate. Unlike many Vietnik activists and Soviet apologists, Weiss never has broken with the hard left and, unlike even Jane Fonda, never has apologized for supporting the Communists. Today Weiss is a leader in a new effort among large defense- and security-- related foundations to coordinate their giving more effectively.

Not that they have shed their radicalism. They and others have changed the terms of debate. Unlike many Vietnik activists and Soviet apologists, Weiss never has broken with the hard left and, unlike even Jane Fonda, never has apologized for supporting the Communists. Today Weiss is a leader in a new effort among large defense- and security-- related foundations to coordinate their giving more effectively.

That effort began early last year. Amid concern that a handful of conservative senators were threatening to derail decades-old arms-control processes, the largest or most active foundations convened a Peace and Security Funders Group, or PSFG, in Cambridge, Mass. The initial steering committee consisted of Weiss and her family foundation along with the Ploughshares Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the W. Alton Jones Foundation, the John Merck Fund, the Hewlett Foundation and the Ford Foundation. The PSFG welcomed smaller traditional defense and security funders to join but has a bylaw permitting any member to be expelled without cause.

PSFG coordinator Wayne T. Jaquith has more than 30 years of movement activism under his belt. He and many grant-giving officials in foundations have worked together informally for decades. While the target then was "U.S. imperialism," many of the big funders are promoting an imperialism of their own. At one PSFG meeting a MacArthur Foundation foreign-policy official said, "On some things I am an unabashed imperialist - feminism is one of them." "Weiss, in an October 1999 funders meeting, said she wanted to create more "sensitive" armed forces, saying she detested "men in uniform with guns" and outlining a campaign for global gun control and a plan to make every U.N. peacekeeping soldier attend gender and cultural sensitivity training."

Once one sees that the big funders of defense and security policy are coordinated at the top, a lot of grants make more sense. "It's rather like the FBI discovering that the mob had a council," says a source inside the grants community.

The big funders felt invincible. Last year's Senate defeat of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, or CTBT, shocked the new funders group into overdrive. "I'm sitting here stunned at the defeat of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty - something many of us have worked on for 35 years," Jaquith wrote to funders-group members in advance of their October 1999 meeting in San Francisco.

Discussing the CTBT's defeat at the San Francisco gathering, Weiss told members, "We have to organize. This is how all the anti-Vietnam demonstrations got funded - at a table like this."

For more on Cora Weiss, see:

"Red Queen of 'Peace' " from FrontPageMagazine.com , December 11, 2002

"Kerry: No comment", from Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, October 03, 2004


21 posted on 04/30/2006 9:33:14 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: devolve

GREAT post!
Thank you!


"MARXICAN ILLEGALS

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LOL!
Wonderful play on words. ;o)


22 posted on 04/30/2006 10:22:14 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (There ought to be one day-- just one-- when there is open season on senators. ~~ Will Rogers)
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To: Sam Hill; Fedora
Close, but no cigar. :)

I finally found a reference indicating the actual time frame of Susan Weber's involvement. It puts it too early for her to be Susan Weber Soros, but I did find mention of some more persons who graduated directly from CIP to sensitive positions in the Carter administration:

Center for Development Policy (CDP)-418 Tenth Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20003 [202/547-6406] is directed by Lindsay Mattison, who formerly served on the staff of Business Executives Move for Peace in Vietnam (BEM) and as co-director of the CDI's sister project, the Center for International Policy (CIP) where in 1976 his colleagues (CIP staff, advisers and consultants) included Susan Weber, then editor of an IPS publication who had previously spent five years working for Soviet Life, an official Soviet propaganda publication whose American staff are registered individually as Soviet agents under the provisions of the Foreign Agents Registration Act; Richard Barnet, IPS; Orlando Letelier, IPS; David Aaron, Senate Intelligence Committee, aide to Senator Walter Mondale and eventually President Carter's Assistant National Security Advisor; Anthony Lake, Barbara Watson and Joseph Nye, all of whom were appointed top Carter State Department officials in 1977; and William G. Miller, staff director of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

CDP attacks U.S. investment and development in Third World countries as exploitation. CDP particularly opposes development of nuclear energy in countries allied with the United States, and its 1982 prime targets include the Philippines, Taiwan, Guatemala and Pakistan. In the disarmament field, it links nuclear power to nuclear weapons.

According to the Zill report, CDP works with U.S. groups including the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), World Information Service on Energy (WISE), Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS), and Ralph Nader's Critical Mass. In its anti-Taiwan efforts, Zill reported CDP "deals with the expatriot community and Members of Congress like [Senator Edward] Kennedy and [Representative Steve] Solarz."

REF: http://www.knology.net/~bilrum/PeaceGrpGloss.htm

(One last note - I saw Soros's wife at a function in NY some 10 years ago and I would have put her age certainly 10 years older than she was supposed to be, but people age differently, I guess. )

23 posted on 04/30/2006 10:48:28 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: Fedora; Sam Hill; Peach; ravingnutter; backhoe; JaneAustin; Enchante
Here is a follow up on those names I found in the previous post. Membership in CIP did not seem to be harmful to ones career although this it is not mentioned in any of the biographies I was able to find.

Question: Just out of interest has anyone read the novel "Agent of influence" by David Aaron? (see below)

DAVID AARON

http://www.rand.org/media/experts/bios/aaron_david.htm

Director, RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy

Expertise:
National security, foreign policy, Middle East, international economic policy, terrorism, homeland security

Education:
M.S. in Public Administration, Princeton University
B.A., LLd (honorary) Occidental College

Background:
Held government service positions from 1961 to 1981 and again from 1993 to 2000, beginning in the Foreign Service where he worked with NATO and negotiated nuclear arms reductions. Servde on the Senate staff of Walter F. Mondale as task force director for the Senate Intelligence Committee, and as Deputy National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter. Also a confidential presidential emissary to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia in the Carter Administration, setting up the negotiations for the Camp David accords between Israel and Egypt in 1978. Served as U.S. permanent representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, special White House envoy for cryptography, and undersecretary of Commerce for international trade during the Clinton administration. Served as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Board of the Atlantic Council, and on the Steering Committee for Homeland Security. Held senior positions at Oppenheimer & Co., a financial services firm, and Dorsey & Whitney, a law firm. Authored three novels published in ten languages: State Scarlet (Simon & Schuster), Agent of Influence (Putnam Publishing Group), and Crossing by Night (Harper). Also wrote two PBS documentaries, including Lessons of the 1991 Gulf War.

BARBARA WATSON:

Full biography:
http://digilib.nypl.org/dynaweb/ead/scm/scwatsbm/@Generic__BookTextView/196;pt=162

http://www.deltasigmatheta.org/inside.php?id=0305AH4N

Barbara Watson was first African American woman to serve as chief of a State Department bureau. She became Administrator of the Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs on July 31, 1968, served until December 31, 1974, and was re-appointed on April 7, 1977. On August 17 of that year, she became Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.

JOSEPH NYE

http://www.theglobalist.com/about/boardmembers.shtml

Former Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, 1995-2004

Joseph Nye was the Dean of John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University from 1995 to 2004. His government service includes posts as U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs during the Clinton Administration [and Deputy Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science, and Technology during the Carter Administration - my comment]. He was also the chairman of the National Intelligence Council.

His books include The Paradox of American Power: Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone (2002) and Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics (2004).

He is also a contributor to The Globalist.

According to Wikipeda Professor Nye "was considered by many to be the preferred choice for National Security Advisor in the 2004 presidential campaign of John Kerry. He is widely recognized as one of the foremost liberal thinkers on foreign policy, and is seen by some as the counter to renowned Harvard conservative Samuel P. Huntington."

AMBASSADOR WILLIAM G MILLER

http://www.american-iranian.org/home.php?mains=10&subs=130

Senior Fellow Woodrow Wilson International Center
Ambassador Miller is a Senior Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars. He has led a distinguished career in the U.S. Foreign Service, U.S. Senate staff, academia, foundations, and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine from 1993 to 1998. Ambassador Miller had previously served as political officer for the U.S. Embassy in Tehran from 1962 to 1964 as well as the U.S. Consulate in Isfahan, Iran from 1959 to 1962. He spent 14 years on Capitol Hill, where he served as the staff director for three different Senate committees, including the Select Committee on Intelligence [My note: CHURCH COMMITTEE]. Ambassador Miller has taught at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, and Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies. He has published numerous articles on U.S.-Soviet and U.S.-Iran relations, and served as President of the American Committee on U.S.-Soviet Relations.

24 posted on 05/01/2006 12:14:24 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: ScaniaBoy

No, I highly doubt that this woman is Susan Weber Soros. She is really a fulltime art maven. I even have her book on Thomas Jeckyll.


25 posted on 05/01/2006 8:28:49 AM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: ScaniaBoy; Sam Hill; piasa; the Real fifi

Thanks for following up on Weber. The other names you list are also important. Haven't read Aaron's novel, but I've come across him before. He assisted Mondale with the Church Committee investigation, and then he led the Carter NSC's reorganization of the CIA. He was aided in the latter task by two Letelier associates, Rick Inderfuth and Gregory Treverton. Meanwhile Anthony Lake helped reshuffle the State Department to the liking of the left wing of Carter's administration. I think you can trace the problems with State and CIA today pretty directly from there.


26 posted on 05/01/2006 9:57:40 AM PDT by Fedora
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To: Sam Hill; Fedora; ScaniaBoy; Enchante
Lots of good info at this link: The Anti-Defense Lobby
(sic)CIP's official publication is international Policv Revort, which also carries a listing of the group's staff and advisory board. The editor of this publication of CIP "associate" Susan Weber, who has also served as business manager for The Elements, self-described as a publication of "the Transnational Institute, a program of the In- situte for Policy Studies." Among those who have been members of the CIP Board of Advisors was, until his assassination, Orlando Letelier, form-ar official in the pro-Communist government of Salvador Allende in Chile. Letelier is known to have been receiving funds on a monthly basis from the DGM, the Cuban secret police apparatus controlled by the Soviet KGB, and was a prominent leader in the Institute for Pclicy Studies and the IPS Transnational institute. The May 1978 issue of International Policv Report listed the following CDI-connected indi- viduals as members of the EIP Board of Adviscrs': Benjamin V. Cohen, Stewart R. Mott, Susan Weyerhaeuser, and Abraham Wilson.

27 posted on 05/01/2006 10:04:57 AM PDT by Freedom is eternally right
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To: JaneAustin

Yes, that's a good article; thanks.


28 posted on 05/01/2006 10:33:07 AM PDT by Fedora
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To: ScaniaBoy; Fedora
Membership in CIP did not seem to be harmful to ones career

Don't you love the internet? Look who was on the board of directors in 1999:

CIP Staff

Board of Directors * Tom Harkin, U.S. senator, co-chairperson * Cynthia McClintock, professor, George Washington University, co-chairperson * Claiborne Pell, former U.S. senator, chair of Senate foreign relations commitee * Thomas R. Asher, attorney, Amherst, Massachusetts * Mario Baeza, investment banker, New York * Michael D. Barnes, attorney, Washington, D.C.; former congressman from Maryland * Lowell Blankfort, newspaper publisher, San Diego * William Butler, chairman, executive committee, International Commission of Jurists * Adrian DeWind, attorney, New York * Samuel Ellsworth, partner, Ellsworth-Howell, Alexandria, Virginia * Gerald F. Gilmore, ex-consultant, Third World, World Council of Churches * Susan Horowitz, social worker, New York * Sally Lilienthal, president, Ploughshares Fund, San Francisco * Stewart R. Mott, Board of Trustees, Fund for Constitutional Government * Maurine Rothschild, Board of Trustees, Radcliffe College * Paul Sack, businessman, San Francisco * Dessima Williams, visiting professor, Brandeis University; former ambassador of Grenada to the OAS

29 posted on 05/01/2006 1:12:46 PM PDT by Freedom is eternally right
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To: JaneAustin
Certainly Tom Harkin has always been a big supporter of every Communist dictator who has come down the pike:

And that is the common red thread which runs through all the names on these lists.

30 posted on 05/01/2006 2:30:04 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: JaneAustin; Fedora; Sam Hill; Peach; backhoe; pinz-n-needlez
Finally, here is Susan Weber of CIP and - most probably - Soviet Life and The Elements (IPS).

A social network diagram centering on Susan Weber can be found here:

http://www.namebase.org/cgi-bin/nb06?_WEBER_SUSAN_

So she was not connected to George Soros, but she has still moneyed connections - and to a person we know quite well. Susan Weber has left one anti-capitalist crusade for another and become an environmentalist and proponent for Zero Population Growth. (The group has recently (2003) changed name to Population Connection and Ms Weber's name cannot be found on their website.)

In 2004 Susan Weber served on the board of Earth Island Institute together with no less luminary than Tereza Heinz Kerry.

57 Varieties of Radical Causes, Part I

From the link above:

Some critics argue it is wrong to hold the Heinz Endowments responsible for what its grant recipients do after they receive their money. There are two replies to this. First, nearly every such action has a string of antecedents. In this case, Earth Island Institute’s founder, David Brower, had denounced the “imperialist” United States in a show of “solidarity environmentalism” with Nicaraguan Sandinista strongman Daniel Ortega in 1989 at the fourth International Congress on the Hope and Fate of the Earth, held in Managua. Brower wrote, “‘[S]olidarity environmentalism’ is the only kind that makes sense…Would George Bush and Margaret Thatcher be able to call themselves environmentalists if the effort to protect the ozone layer and stop global warming was linked to the Third World movement’s demands for a new, more equitable international economic system, an end to the Third World debt, and curbs on the free action of multinational corporations?”[98]

Teresa is well acquainted with the Earth Island Institute; she serves Brower on the Advisory Board of the Earth Communications Office (a group she funds). Also on the board are Paul and Anne Ehrlich, Al Gore, Randy Hayes of the violent Rainforest Action Network, Rep. Henry Waxman, Susan Weber of Zero Population Growth, Alex Pachecco of PETA, Tamara Lee Boyer of the National Resources Defense Council (a frequent Heinz grantee), Dr. Henry Kendall of the Union of Concerned Scientists (another Heinz favorite) and Dr. Michael Oppenheimer of the Environmental Defense Fund (a frequent grantee on whose board Teresa Heinz Kerry also sits).[99] Hayes of RAN agrees with Brower’s view of capitalism, calling it “an absurd economic system rapidly destroying nature.”[100] In this context, it is disturbing that Teresa Heinz Kerry agreed to distribute monies to this organization, and given its history of denigrating the United States, the Green leopard should not be expected to change its spots.

Ok, that's enough net-sleuthing for a while. Our tax returns have to be in by midnight tomorrow, so I have a busy night in front of me. (sigh....)

Just one thing: When I see all these names we have dug up - probably everything from naïve idealists, fellow travelers, influence agents, and possibly all the way to a few paid up agents for the Soviet Union who all worked or served in or near the Carter administration - it reminds me of how things were during the 70s. It certainly looked bleak for freedom all over.

And still, 9 years later, after President Ronald Reagan's eight years in power the Soviet Union and its satellites were vanquished - with hardly a shot fired.

It is very very hard to fathom.
The greatness of President Reagan can hardly be overstated!

Maybe the fact that we are reminding ourselves and possibly a few others about connections that many of these people don't want brought to light can in some small way help us to stop a return to the bad old days of the 70s.

I guess I may hope for too much, but in any case it great fun to be hunting in the same pack as the rest of you.

Until later: Good Hunting!

31 posted on 05/01/2006 3:11:24 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: JaneAustin; Sam Hill; ScaniaBoy
Interesting board. Along with Harkin, Pell is an old ally of Kerry's:

Hanoi John: Kerry and the Antiwar Movement’s Communist Connections

Senators McGovern and Hatfield belonged to an IPS-linked lobby called Members of Congress for Peace Through Law (MCPL) which supported the antiwar protestors during Dewey Canyon III and the subsequent NPAC and PCPJ demonstrations. During the April 24 March Against the War, the VVAW was addressed by MCPL Senators McGovern, Ted Kennedy, Walter Mondale, and Philip Hart, along with two MCPL Congressmen. Meanwhile eight MCPL Congressmen addressed a PCPJ group.195 Political support also came from other antiwar Congressmen and Senators.196 Most notably, Senator Hart and Senator Claiborne Pell, a critic of US policy towards Cuba as well as Vietnam,197 hosted a VVAW fundraiser which was attended by Senator J. William Fulbright. Fulbright, who sat with Pell on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and shared Pell’s views on Cuba and Vietnam, had led Senate opposition to the Vietnam War since 1966,198 and during the fundraiser he invited Kerry to speak to his committee about war crimes. Other members of Fulbright’s committee who listened to Kerry sympathetically during his testimony were Stuart Symington, who had been Dean Acheson’s favored choice for Democratic Presidential candidate in 1960,199 and Frank Church, who would soon lead a Congressional attack on the US intelligence community which was supported by the VVAW, the National Lawyers Guild, the Institute for Policy Studies, and Cuban and Soviet agents.200

SNIP

197On Pell, see “Pell, Claiborne”, Current Biography, Bronx, New York: The H. W. Wilson Company, 1972; “Pell, Claiborne de Borda, 1918-“, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000193 (September 24, 2004); Claiborne Pell, Power and Policy: America’s Role in World Affairs, New York: Norton, 1972; Powell, 252, 389.

32 posted on 05/01/2006 3:51:16 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: ScaniaBoy
it reminds me of how things were during the 70s. It certainly looked bleak for freedom all over.

And still, 9 years later, after President Ronald Reagan's eight years in power the Soviet Union and its satellites were vanquished - with hardly a shot fired.

It seems like it comes in cycles. I just hope the next cycle is another Ronald Reagan instead of another Jimmy Carter!

33 posted on 05/01/2006 3:55:49 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: ScaniaBoy
Good stuff. I would think this book would be a good resource, too:

From Library Journal

Powell has produced an "expose" of the Institute for Policy Studies, a D.C. think tank, and the "New Left" it supposedly represents. He argues, via gargantuan investigation, that IPS's hidden agenda places it radically to the left of traditional "progressive liberals." Despite the author's careful documentation, the reader has a sense of 1950s deja vu: Powell finds Communists or "fellow travelers" within academia, the religious left, and among former government operatives. To the casual reader, this work could be frightening; more seasoned observers may discard it. Still, the book provides insights into interest groups' pathways to power. Captivating, provocative; but often polemical. Frank Kessler, Missouri Western St. Coll., St. Joseph Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Amazon.com: Covert Cadre: Inside the Institute for Policy Studies: Books: S. Steven Powell
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0915463393/sr=8-1/qid=1146525375/ref=sr_1_1/104-1217001-8723107?%5Fencoding=UTF8

34 posted on 05/01/2006 4:22:06 PM PDT by Sam Hill
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To: Sam Hill; backhoe; Cindy; kcvl; Howlin; Mo1; Enchante; STARWISE; ASA Vet; BIGLOOK; ...

Thanks for posting this summary of the web of treason these elite rats have spun since the mid to late 1960's.

I think that Rummy has done a pretty job of pulling these poison weeds out of the pentagon.

When we read about all of these incestous anti America connections, we have to wonder if the State Department and CIA can be corrected.

The answer might be to close the doors of State and the CIA, fire everyone, burn down the buildings and equipment and then plow salt into the ground where the buildings where.

Corporations sometimes uncover a pus pocket of terrible employees in a localized site. The poison infection often runs so deep, lancing the pus pocket to drain the poison out will not work. So the corporation fires everyone and gives the senior people early retirement. Then, they close that branch, store, franchise or group of offices. The employees at these pus pocket locations have developed their own poisonous anti corporate culture.

So maybe the best thing for America would be to do the same to the State Department and the CIA. The FBI and AG's office need to be looked at for the same infections. This action was recommended for FEMA, and it may be the best cure.


35 posted on 05/01/2006 4:31:15 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist homosexual lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Sam Hill

bttt


36 posted on 05/01/2006 5:55:53 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Fedora

Wasn't Dean Acheson's daughter, Eleanor(?), Hillary's roommate at Wellsley?

These associations are all so circular and really not hidden at all...

Pinz


37 posted on 05/01/2006 6:35:18 PM PDT by pinz-n-needlez
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To: Grampa Dave

I hope that Rummy, Cheney, Bush and all have a 2nd string ready to go to work and continue cleaning out these cesspools if we can put together a republican victory in '08.

Looking at most of the current majority in the House and Senate, I'm not so hopeful.

Pinz


38 posted on 05/01/2006 6:37:52 PM PDT by pinz-n-needlez
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To: ScaniaBoy

Good job! This web of loathsome perverse bugs is sickening, truly. Anything anti-American or non-traditional draws them in like moths to flame, and then they get think tank affiliations and professorships and worse, spreading their cancer to more generations.


39 posted on 05/01/2006 7:56:58 PM PDT by STARWISE (They (Rats) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author:)
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To: pinz-n-needlez; JaneAustin
They were close friends at Wellesley. I don't know if they were roommates.

Speaking of which, another member of Acheson's network from the FDR era is mentioned back up in Post 27:

The May 1978 issue of International Policv Report listed the following CDI-connected indi- viduals as members of the EIP Board of Adviscrs': Benjamin V. Cohen, Stewart R. Mott, Susan Weyerhaeuser, and Abraham Wilson.

A bit on Cohen:

John Kerry’s Red Roots: Richard Kerry’s Left-Wing Legacy

Through agents such as Hiss, the Brandeis-Frankfurter apparatus branched out into all departments of the Roosevelt administration. In 1934 Congressman Frederick Britten observed that a group of 10 to 18 Frankfurter associates met nightly in the home of Benjamin Cohen and Thomas Corcoran to "promote Communistic legislation".6 During World War II, Frankfurter used his former law clerks Joseph Rauh, Edward Prichard, and Philip Graham to coordinate spying on various agencies of the Roosevelt administration through what Rauh and Prichard called “the Goon Squad”: a group of 15 to 20 second-line bureaucrats which included White House aide Laughlin Currie, a Soviet spy.7 Meanwhile Frankfurter and physicist Niels Bohr conspired in trading top-secret information with each other about the Manhattan Project, as part of an effort to try to persuade the Allies to share the secrets of the atomic bomb with the Soviet Union. Some top-secret Manhattan Project papers that passed between Frankfurter and the military supervisor of the Manhattan Project, General Leslie Groves, were later found in the private papers of Manhattan Project consultant Robert Oppenheimer, whose security clearance was later revoked after he was charged with being a security risk.8

I also notice mention of a Sally Lilienthal in Post 29; don't know if that's any relation to David Lilienthal, also mentioned in the link from the above paragraph:

Acheson's promotion to Undersecretary of State had been part of a reorganization of the State Department which removed an anti-Communist faction led by Adolf Berle and Joseph Grew and installed a new hierarchy under Byrnes. This new hierarchy included Alger Hiss and others who were later accused of Soviet espionage, which later raised suspicions of Acheson.22 Acheson initially shared the Roosevelt administration's optimistic attitude towards US-Soviet cooperation. He was described as "friendly to the Soviet Union" in a 1945 endorsement for his appointment as Under Secretary of State written by pro-Communist journalist I.F. Stone,23 who was recently accused of having been an undercover KGB agent. 24 From late 1945 through early 1946, Acheson and another Brandeis-Frankfurter apparatus member, David Lilienthal,25 drafted a proposal for sharing nuclear technology with the Soviet Union, working with input from Stimson, Frankfurter’s associate John McCloy,26 and Soviet spy Robert Oppenheimer.27 During this period, in May 1946, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover warned President Truman that Acheson, Acheson’s assistant Herbert Marks, and McCloy were members of a Soviet atomic spy ring.28

40 posted on 05/01/2006 8:43:15 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: pinz-n-needlez

>>>These associations are all so circular and really not hidden at all...<<<

The Communist Party is alive and well, in US media and government.

A rose by any other name...


41 posted on 05/01/2006 8:52:02 PM PDT by Palladin ("Governor Lynn Swann."...it has a nice ring to it!)
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To: pinz-n-needlez

In 1998 no one would have bet on GW being our president and doing the job he has done.

So lets hope another GW/Ronald Reagan is out there to clean up these left wing cesspool cabals.


42 posted on 05/01/2006 10:22:12 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist homosexual lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: Sam Hill

I have just ordered my own copy of Covert Cadre, after wanting to mark up every page of the copy that I borrowed from our library. So many names are still actively involved in the leftist agenda. The one name that I cannot find on the 'net after 1989 is the author's - Steven Powell. Wonder what happened to him?


43 posted on 05/11/2006 9:22:48 AM PDT by maica ( We have a destination in mind, and that is a freer world. -- G W Bush)
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