Skip to comments.The African Connection: Rep. Jefferson and Joe Wilson
Posted on 07/25/2006 2:50:50 PM PDT by Monitor
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Very important, IMO.
LOL :-) I have no book planned on this subject. I don't think I could stand Wilson long enough for a whole book.
Thanks for the link--saw that one a while back but haven't read it in a while. Interesting that Andrew Young is mentioned there as well.
Aaahhh ... c'mon ... you HAVE a book, and it'll sell better than hers by a long shot. I hope you're not really serious.
Thank you for your excellent research, Fedora. Keenly appreciated.
As an aside I have a dog named Bongo
I dont think I can follow all this ....where is it leading ?
Do you have a good synopsis posted somewhere?
Could Joe Wilson have had something to do with the false documents that were floated around?
or was he just out to protect some business interests by going after Bush?
Thanks for the ping!
The Letter of The Indian Ocean
October 23, 1999
(Some) Well introduced businessmen
American buinessmen who will go from November 6-14 to Addis - Abeba at the instigation of the Ethio-American Trade and Investment Council (EATIC, organization close to the government Ethiopian and directed by Gezahegn Kebede) have solid support in American administration. This visit is sponsored by Osyka Corporation, an oil firm of Texas whose president, Michael F Harness, is at the same time a member of EATIC and the National Petroleum Council, an organization charged to advise the American minister of Energie Bill Richardson. Other sponsors: F.C. Schaffer & Associates, a sugar company whose president, Mina Nedelcovych, is also the owner of Corporate Council of Africa (CCA) which assembles the active American companies in Africa.
Several companies controlled by the Saudi-Ethiopic billionaire Mohamed Hussein Al Amoudi helped with the organisation of the voyage: Westar Group, which manages the interests dof Al Amoudi in Washington and which is chaired by Derige Mekonen after being directed a long time by the banker Jeff Wilson; Sheraton of Addis-Abeba whose council of administration includes the ex - American ambassador in Ethiopia Irvin Hicks and group MIDROC Ethiopia; but also the Rock Creek Corporation, an investment company controlled by Al Amoudi and chaired since 1997 by a Lebanese businessman very connected into the power circles of Washington, Elias Aburdene.
Former adviser of the Franklin Bank National in Washington DC, Aburdene at the start of his accession to the head (position) of Rock Creek Corporation hired the ex - adviser to Bill Clinton for African affairs, Joseph Wilson IV. The latter had already met Mohamed Al Amoudi in 1997 at the time of a reception organized for the World Bank by Westar Group (LAW n.794).
In addition to his responsibilities with the Rock Creek Corporation, Elias Aburdene is the executive chairman very influential National Association of Arab Americans. Alumnus of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, he is also very active in the old networks of the university, where teaches the ex-under-secretary of State for African Affairs Chester A. Crocker and the American mediator between Ethiopia and Eritrea, former National Security Advisor of Bill Clinton Anthony Lake.
100 posted on 06/26/2004 6:42:46 PM PDT by Shermy
Ms Jaquy WILSON, Conseiller du Président de la République, Delegation of Gabon
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm....okay, I though so. :-)