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  Their website: Project for the New American Century Articles about them and their threat to humanity:

Project for New American Century (PNAC); Oil as Power; US Imperial/ Corporate Presence in Mideast  Mother Jones Magazine

The Empire Needs New Clothes; the ultimate family value, the highest patriotism, and the most desperately needed story . Thom Hartmann

The New American Century vs. The UN Jesse Lee March 10 opednews.com

Oil War: 23 Years in the Making... Toronto Star Sunday, March 9, 2003 by the Toronto Star

Storm of Mideast war has gathered over decades New Zealand Herald, New Zealand - 07 Mar 2003

A think tank war: Why old Europe says no Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 07 Mar 2003

A New American Century? Ireland Independent Media Center, Ireland - 13 Feb 2003  

Major names who have been signatories on letters and policy statements from PNAC.

This batch of names are people who were with PNAC five years ago.

     Richard L. Armitage    William J. Bennett      Robert Kagan William Kristol   Gary Bauer        Eliot A. Cohen    Midge Decter      Aaron Friedberg      Frank Gaffney    Fred C. Ikle Donald Kagan    Zalmay Khalilzad    I. Lewis Libby    Norman Podhoretz      Stephen P. Rosen    Henry S. Rowen   George Weigel   

Steve Forbes presidential candidate, publisher of Forbes Mag.

Jeb Bush Gov FL

Dick Cheney Vice President

Donald Rumsfeld Secretary of Defense     

Paul Wolfowitz Deputy Secretary of Defense

Dan Quayle former VP and mis-speller

Richard Perle presently serves as Chairman of the Defense Policy Board, Department of Defense, Chairman and CEO of Hollinger Digital, and Director of The Jerusalem Post. He is a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI). His research areas are defense, intelligence, national security, Europe, Middle East, Russian region. He has previously served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for international security policy (1981-1987), and on the U.S. Senate staff (1969-1980). He received his M.A. in political science at Princeton University, and his B.A. at the University of Southern California.

Elliott Abrams

Peter W. Rodman   Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs) most recently Director of National Security Programs at the Nixon Center (1995-2001). He is a former Senior Editor of National Review (1991-1999) and worked as a research and editorial assistant to Dr. Kissinger in the preparation of his memoirs.

Vin Weber, Vice Chairman of Empower America, is a former Minnesota Republican Congressman, lawyer and banker. He now lives in Virginia and is the new head of the private National Endowment for Democracy, and was formerly a Senior Fellow at the Bradley-funded Progress and Freedom Foundation (www.pff.org)

R. James Woolsey   former director of the CIA, 1993-95, Mr. Woolsey is presently a member of the Board of Directors or Board of Managers of: Linsang Partners, LLC; BC International Corporation; Fibersense Technology Corporation; Invicta Networks, Inc.; DIANA, LLC; Agorics, Inc.; and Sun HealthCare Group, Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. He has served in the past as a member of the Boards of: USF&G; Yurie Systems, Inc.; Martin Marietta; British Aerospace, Inc.; Fairchild Industries; Titan Corporation; and DynCorp. Besides serving as Director of Central Intelligence, Mr. Woolsey has served in the U.S. government as: Ambassador to the Negotiation on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), Vienna, 1989-1991; Under Secretary of the Navy, 1977-1979; and General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services, 1970-73.

WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, JR. Chairman Defense Science Board Commissioner (U.S. Senate Appointee)
Co-Chair, Aerospace Global Issues William Schneider is currently the Chairman of the Defense Science Board in the U.S.
Department of Defense. He is also President of International Planning Services, Inc (an international trade and finance advisory firm)

Robert B. Zoellick Bush Cabinet Member Robert B. Zoellick assumed office as the 13th U.S. Trade Representative on February 7, 2001. As U.S. Trade Representative, Mr. Zoellick is a member of President Bush's Cabinet, with the rank of Ambassador, and serves as the President's principal trade policy adviser and chief trade negotiator

Paula J. Dobriansky Dept. of State Under Secretary, Global Affairs Term of Appointment: 05/01/2001 to present

Francis Fukuyama is Dean of Faculty and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University.

Info on people:

William Kristol, chairman of the Project, is editor of the influential Washington-based political magazine, the Weekly Standard. Widely recognized as one of the nation's leading political analysts and commentators, Mr. Kristol regularly appears on all the major television public affairs shows. Before starting the Weekly Standard in 1995, Mr. Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory. Prior to that, Mr. Kristol served as chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle during the Bush Administration and to Secretary of Education William Bennett under President Reagan. Before coming to Washington in 1985, Mr. Kristol taught politics at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Robert Kagan is co-founder with William Kristol of the Project for the New American Century. He is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a contributing editor at the Weekly Standard, and a columnist for the Washington Post. From 1985-1988, Mr. Kagan was Deputy for Policy in the State Department's Bureau of Inter-American Affairs. From 1984-1985, he was a member of the State Department's Policy Planning Staff and principal speechwriter to Secretary of State George P. Schultz. In 1983, he served as foreign policy advisor to Congressman Jack Kemp and as Special Assistant to the Deputy Director of the United States Information Agency. In 1981, he was Assistant Editor at the Public Interest. Mr. Kagan holds a bachelor's degree from Yale College and master's degree in public policy and international relations from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Alexander Hamilton fellow in American diplomatic history at American University.

Bruce P. Jackson is president of the Project on Transitional Democracies. Mr. Jackson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London and on the Board of Advisors of the Center for Security Policy. He is the President of the U.S. Committee on NATO, a non-profit bi-partisan organization formed to promote the expansion of the NATO alliance. From 1979 to 1990, Bruce Jackson served in the United States Army as a Military Intelligence Officer. From 1986 to 1990, he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in a variety of policy positions pertaining to nuclear forces, strategic defenses and arm control negotiations. Upon leaving the Department of Defense in 1990, Mr. Jackson joined Lehman Brothers, an investment bank in New York, where he was the chief strategist for the firm's proprietary trade operations. In 1993, he moved to Martin Marietta Corporation where he was Director for Strategic Planning and subsequently Director for Corporate Development Projects. In these positions, Mr. Jackson played a significant role in the execution of the Corporation's mergers and acquisitions strategy.

Dr.Gary J.  Schmitt is executive director of the Project for the New American Century. His Background is described here

Daniel McKivergan is deputy director of the Project for the New American Century. Prior to joining the Project, Dan was legislative director for the Office of Senator John McCain of Arizona

Ellen Bork is deputy director at the Project for the New American Century and contributing editor of the New York Sun

Here's a list of signatories of a June 3, 1997 Statement of principles. This is worth reading. Here's an excerpt:

"The history of the 20th century should have taught us that it is important to shape circumstances before crises emerge, and to meet threats before they become dire. The history of this century should have taught us to embrace the cause of American leadership." 

and

"we need to strengthen our ties to democratic allies and to challenge regimes hostile to our interests and values.." 

They seem to have forgotten about the first half of this one. Our democratic allies, other than Britain, have been distanced.

Elliott Abrams    Gary Bauer    William J. Bennett    Jeb Bush Dick Cheney    Eliot A. Cohen    Midge Decter    Paula Dobriansky    Steve Forbes Aaron Friedberg    Francis Fukuyama    Frank Gaffney    Fred C. Ikle Donald Kagan    Zalmay Khalilzad    I. Lewis Libby    Norman Podhoretz Dan Quayle    Peter W. Rodman    Stephen P. Rosen    Henry S. Rowen Donald Rumsfeld    Vin Weber    George Weigel    Paul Wolfowitz

Here's a list of signatories of a January 23rd 2003 letter on the defense budget on the website.

William Kristol Gary Bauer        Max Boot        Frank Carlucci Eliot Cohen         Midge Decter        Thomas Donnelly Frank Gaffney        Daniel Goure        Bruce P. Jackson Donald Kagan        Robert Kagan        Lewis E. Lehrman Tod Lindberg        Rich Lowry        Daniel McKivergan     Joshua Muravchik        Danielle Pletka        Norman Podhoretz     Stephen P. Rosen        Gary Schmitt         Randy Scheunemann        William Schneider, Jr.        Richard Shultz       Henry Sokolski       Chris Williams         R. James Woolsey

Signatories of a letter on Hong Kong dated Nov 25, 2002

William Kristol       Dick Thornburgh Morton Abramowitz       Mark A. Anderson       Andrew Y. Au       Gary Bauer Robert L. Bernstein       Max Boot       Ellen Bork       Steven C. Clemons Helle Dale       Midge Decter       Thomas Donnelly       Nicholas Eberstadt Robert Edgar       Amitai Etzioni       Hillel Fradkin       Sam Gejdenson Merle Goldman       Bruce Jackson       Robert Kagan       Max M. Kampelman Adrian Karatnycky       Penn Kemble       Craig Kennedy       Harold Hongju Koh Tod Lindberg       Bette Bao Lord       Connie Mack       Mary Beth Markey Martin Peretz       Danielle Pletka       Norman Podhoretz       John Edward Porter Gary Schmitt       Sin-Ming Shaw       Paul Simon       Stephen Solarz Leonard Sussman       John J. Sweeney       John Tkacik       Arthur Waldron Jennifer Windsor       Larry Wortzel

Letter To President Clinton Advocating Removal of Milosevic from Office.

Richard Perle, Paul Wolfowitz, Elliot Abrahms, Richard L. Armitage, Nina Bang-Jensen, Jefrrey Bergner, George Biddle, John R. Bolton, Frank Carlucci, Eliot Cohen,  Seth Cropsey, Dennis DeConcini, Paula Dobrianski,  Morton H. Halperin, John Heffernan, James R. Hooper, Bruce P. Jackson, Zalmay KHalilzad, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Peter Kovler, Mark P. Lagon, Peter Rodman, HElmut Sonnenfeldt, William Howard Taft the 4th, Ed Turner, Wayne Owens, Dov S. Sakheim,

Letter Advocating taking a strong stand on behalf of Taiwan

Edwin J. Feulner, Jr.     William Kristol  Elliott Abrams     Richard V. Allen     Richard L. Armitage     William J. Bennett John R. Bolton     William F. Buckley, Jr.     Midge Decter     Robert Kagan Jeane J. Kirkpatrick     I. Lewis Libby     Edwin Meese III      Richard Perle Norman Podhoretz     William Schneider, Jr.     Arthur Waldron       Malcolm Wallop      James Webb   Caspar Weinberger    Paul Weyrich    R. James Woolsey    Paul Wolfowitz

Letter to Newt Gingrich and Trent Lott May 29, 1998 advocating removal of  Saddam... discusses weapons of Mass Destruction

Elliot Abrams    William J. Bennett    Jeffrey Bergner John R. Bolton    Paula Dobriansky    Francis Fukuyama    Robert Kagan Zalmay Khalilzad    William Kristol    Richard Perle    Peter Rodman Donald Rumsfeld    William Schneider, Jr.    Vin Weber    Paul Wolfowitz R. James Woolsey    Robert B. Zoellick

Letter to Bill Clinton outlines the Vision of the Project for a New American Century.

"-- We should use U.S. and allied military power to provide protection for liberated areas in northern and southern Iraq; and -- We should establish and maintain a strong U.S. military presence in the region, and be prepared to use that force to protect our vital interests in the Gulf - and, if necessary, to help remove Saddam from power"

signatories: Elliott Abrams    Richard L. Armitage    William J. Bennett Jeffrey Bergner    John Bolton    Paula Dobriansky Francis Fukuyama    Robert Kagan    Zalmay Khalilzad William Kristol    Richard Perle    Peter W. Rodman Donald Rumsfeld    William Schneider, Jr.    Vin Weber Paul Wolfowitz    R. James Woolsey    Robert B. Zoellick

  a whois search at register.com shows that the person who registerd the domain is

New Citizenship Project

Gary Schmitt

1150 17th St. N.W. Suite 150

Washington, DC 20036

202 293-4983 fax 4572

project@NEWAMERICANCENTURY.ORG

hosting at ns.cais.com       ns2.cais.com

The website is registered to the New Citizenship Project. (NCP)

Gary Schmitt, the executive director,

Here is a social network diagram for Gary Schmitt   from www.namebase.org (a fascinating site, one that spies and political researchers will find useful.

Namebase suggests a  CIA connection. http://www.namebase.org/cgi-bin/nb01?Na=Schmitt%2C+gary 

 funding sources for NCP is listed at http://www.mediatransparency.org/search_results/info_on_any_recipient.php?258

Repeated sources of funding for NCP include these major conservative sources of funding for think tanks and other conservative causes. These include some of the most wealthy, powerful conservative bastions of power on the planet.

 

 The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, Inc.   .... more:

        It's big, with over $700 in assets

 

Another Source of funding is   Sarah Scaife Foundation run by Richard Melon Scaife

The Man Behind the Mask; Richard Melon Scaife

Social Network Diagram for Scaife

info on the The John M. Olin Foundation  and their own website http://www.jmof.org/

  an excerpt from an article written for the NY Times, October 25, 1999 by William Kristol and Robert Kagan, listed among the archives of the Project for the New American Century:

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The Clinton Administration has placed itself squarely in the tradition of Presidents Wilson and Carter, and never more so than in Mr. Berger's speech, entitled "American Power: Hegemony, Isolationism or Engagement." Mr. Berger is opposed to American hegemony and decries Republican calls for increased defense spending. The true test of leadership, he argues, is not whether the United States remains militarily powerful, but whether it signs onto international conventions such as the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and the Climate Change Treaty, provides enough money to global poverty programs and supports the United Nations.

It is on these matters, Mr. Berger argues, "that our most fundamental interests are at stake." Mr. Berger derides those who worry about the threat posed by China or Russia as "nostalgic" for the cold war. In the Clinton Administration's world, there are no enemies or even potential enemies. There are only potential partners in the search for what Mr. Berger calls an international "common good."

This is the kind of utopian internationalism that the Democratic Party rejected under the hardheaded leadership of Harry Truman and Dean Acheson but embraced again after Vietnam. It is the internationalism of Jimmy Carter, squeamish and guilty about American power and content to base America's security, and the world's security, on arms control agreements rather than on American arms. This is the internationalism which in the late 1970's and early 1980's favored the SALT II agreement and the "nuclear freeze" and opposed the Reagan arms buildup and the Strategic Defense Initiative.

Republicans in the coming election will likely propose a very different kind of internationalism. In the tradition of Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan, they will argue that the United States can and should lead the world to a better future, one built around American principles of freedom and justice -- but only if it has the power and the will to use that power.

Republicans will argue that American security cannot be safeguarded by international conventions. Instead, they will ask Americans to face this increasingly dangerous world without illusions. They will argue that American dominance can be sustained for many decades to come, not by arms control agreements, but by augmenting America's power and, therefore, its ability to lead."

 

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