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Members of PNAC and a brief recap of their resumes

By Concerned Citizen23,

Thu Nov 3rd, 2005

I've done a bit of research and have begun compiling a list of the members of PNAC and a brief recap of their resumes. This is a partial listing, and I will add more in a few days.

From a historical perspective, it has helped me to gain a better understanding of how this has evolved over the years, and to see who the principal players are.  

William Kristol
Chairman of PNAC
Current editor of a conservative periodical The Weekly Standard. Owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation.
Was a member of the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq
Strong advocate for ousting Saddam Hussien since Gulf War 1991
Served as chief of staff to Education Secretary William J. Bennett during the Reagan Administration
Served as chief of staff to VP Dan Quayle under the first President Bush - Speech writer for Quayle

Gary Schmitt
Executive Director, Project for the New American Century
Executive Director, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
Was a member and Secretary of the Committee of the Liberation of Iraq
Currently a board of directors of the U.S. Committee on NATO
A Department of Defense consultant.
Early 1980s was a member of the professional staff of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
From 1984 to 1988 served as an executive director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, the Reagan White House.


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John R. Bolton
A Director of PNAC
US Ambassador to the UN (2005-Present)
US Undersecretary of State for Arms Control during the administration of GWBush (2001-2005)
US Ambassador to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 2001
Was a member of the Council on National Policy in 1988
Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs at the Department of State (1989-1993)
Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice (1985-1989)
Assistant Administrator for Program and Policy Coordination, USAID (1982-1983)
General Counsel, USAID (1981-1982).
Supporter of the Veitnam war. Was enlisted in the National Guard, but did not serve in the War
Prominent participant in many neoconservative lobbying groups such as:  .
the Project for the New American Century (PNAC), the American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) and the Committee for Peace and Security in the Gulf (CPSG)

Robert Kagan
Co-founder / Director of PNAC
Worked at the State Department Bureau of Inter-American Affairs (1985-1988)
Served as prinicple speech writer Secretary of State George P. Shultz (1984-1985)
Was foreign policy advisor to New York Representative and future Republican vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp (1983).
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
Brother Frederick and father Donald are also prominent American neoconservatives and affliated with PNAC

Devon Gaffney Cross
Director of PNAC
Member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
Was senior associate editor of The Washington Quarterly
Worked at Foreign Policy Magazine
Worked at the International Security Studies Program and the Woodrow Wilson Center
She has extensive experience in public policy program development

Bruce P. Jackson
Director of PNAC
Involved with the International Institute for Strategic Studies  .
Is the President of the U.S. Committee on NATO,
Was chairman of the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq
Former VP Strategy and Planning at Lockheed-Martin (Between 1993-2002)
A member of the Council on Foreign Relations
On the advisory board of the New Atlantic Initiative
2000 Presidential Campaign a delegate committed to gov. GW Bush - chaired the Foreign Policy Subcommittee of the Republican Platform Committee.
1995 and 1996 was National Co-Chairman of the Bob Dole/Dole for President Finance Committee
In 1996 a delegate to the Republican Nat.Convention - served on the Platform Committee and Platform's subcommittee for National Security and Foreign Policy
Founder and President of the Project on Transitional Democracies
(The Project is a multi-year endeavor aimed at accelerating the pace of reform in post-1989 democracies
and advancing the date for the integration of these democracies into the institutions of the Euro-Atlantic).
1979 to 1990 served in the United States Army as a Military Intelligence Officer
1986 to 1990 served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in policy positions pertaining to nuclear forces and arms control
Worked for Lehman Brothers, an investment bank in New York, was a strategist in the firm's proprietary trading operations.

Dick Cheney
VP of US
1989-1993 served as Secretary of Defense in the George H.W. Bush administration
He directed Operation Just Cause in Panama and Operation Desert Storm in the Middle East
Set up a team of individuals in 1990, several of whom are now members of PNAC and created the The Defense Strategy for the 1990's which was the bases that became the PNAC's "Rebuilding America's Defenses"  
White House Chief of Staff under Gerald R. Ford
From 1978 to 1989 served as a U.S. Representative from Wyoming
A member of the Council on Foreign
Former CEO of Halliburton -still drawing a $1,000,000 per year paycheck from Halliburton while serving as the VP
Has ties to the Carlyle Group
A former Senior Fellow with the American Enterprise Institute-served on the Advisory Board of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA),
Opposed the Equal Rights Amendment - anti-abortion advocate - Opposed the sale ban of armor-piercing bullets - oppose the ban on guns that can get through metal detectors -
His persistent embroglio in the Junior Bush regime has been with his Energy Task Force through which during the early months of 2001 he was taking dictation from Enron and studying petro maps of Iraq, and wants to keep all those notes a secret.
Perhaps the most influential VPs in history - During his 2001-2004 term with GWB he has:
Championed Donald Rumsfeld for Defense Secretary
Insisted, over fierce objections by Secretary of State Colin L. Powell, on placing Paul Wolfowitz in the number two position at the Pentagon"
Insisted, again over Powell's misgivings, on making ultra-unilateralist John Bolton, then vice-president of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), undersecretary of state for arms control and international security.
Reportedly played a key role in the appointment of another controversial neo-conservative, Elliott Abrams, to head the Middle East office on the National Security Council.
Reportedly visited the headquarters of the CIA several times in the run-up to the war in Iraq, in what was seen as pressure on CIA analysts to take a darker view of Saddam Hussein's alleged ties to al Qaeda and weapons of mass destruction

Donald Rumsfeld    
21st US Secretary of Defense - GWBush
Strong ties to the Intelligence Community -as well as to the Atlantic Institute - member of the Bilderberg group
A financial supporter for the Center for Security Policy.
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
1991-1993 served as Chairman and CEO of General Instrument Corporation
Served as Chairman of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and was chair of the RAND Corporation
1983 -1984 Served as Reagan's Special Envoy to the Middle East - was main conduit for American military intelligence, hardware and strategic advice to Saddam Hussein
13th U.S. Secretary of Defense (1975-1977) Ford Administration
(As 13th US Sec.of State was instrumental in increasing the power of the military within the administration, accomplished by promulgating the view that the Soviet Union was increasing defense spending and pursuing secret weapons programs, and that the proper response was a re-escalation of the arms race. This view was in direct contrast to CIA and generally accepted reports on the declining state of the Soviet economy)
1973-1974 served as U.S. ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Was Director of the Economic Stabilization Program; and member of the President's Cabinet (1971-1972).
Served in the Nixon Administration as Director of the United States Office of Economic Opportunity, Assistant to the President,
Was member of the President's Cabinet (1969-1970); Counselor to the President
From 1977 to 1985 served as CEO, President, and then Chairman of G.D. Searle & Company, a worldwide pharmaceutical company

Paul Wolfowitz
Current President of The World Bank  
Served as Undersecretary of Defense for Policy - GWB
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations
Member of the Trilateral Commission
1982-1986 Served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Served as Director of Policy Planning for the Department of State during the Reagan Presidency
1977-1980 Served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Regional Programs in the Carter Admin.
"Served on the committee known as Team B approved by then CIA Director Bush Sr. Team B created a report that became the intellectual foundation of ""the window of vulnerability"" and of the massive arms buildup that began toward the end of the Carter administration and accelerated under President Reagan.
From 1973-1977 held a variety of positions in the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency including Special Assistant to the Director for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.

Zalmay Khalilzad    
Current U.S. ambassador to Iraq
Special Envoy on Irag & Islamic Terror
Current US ambassador to Afghanistan
Director of National Security Council
Member of PNAC
1993-1999 Director of the Strategy, Doctrine and Force Structure program for the defense think tank the Rand Corporation's Project Air Force
From 1991-1992 was a senior Defense Department official for policy planning. He served as a counsellor to Donald Rumsfeld.
Served under former US Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush as special assistant to the president for Southwest Asia, the Near East and North Africa.
From 1985-1989 served as a senior US Department of State official advising on the Soviet war in Afghanistan and the Iran-Iraq war
1984-85 Fellow of Policy Planning at the State Department, under Paul Wolfowitz
RAND senior political scientist
Was an adviser for Unocal