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 Richard Perle

Perle is a Consultant to the Secretary of Defense

and Consultant to several U.S. and multinational companies. From 1981 to 1987 he held the position of Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, among other U.S. Government inter-agency groups.



"When he is not too busy at the Pentagon, or too busy running




Hollinger Digital
- part of the group that publishes the



Daily Telegraph
in Britain - or at board meetings of the



Jerusalem Post
, Mr Perle is "resident fellow" at one of the thinktanks -

the  American Enterprise Institute

(AEI). Mr Perle's close friend and political ally at AEI is

 David Wurmser

, head of its Middle East studies department. Mr Perle helpfully wrote the introduction to

Mr Wurmser's book, Tyranny's Ally: America's Failure to Defeat Saddam Hussein.




"We are going to have to take the war against [the terrorists] often to other people's territory, and all of the norms of international order make it difficult to do that. So the president has to reshape fundamental attitudes toward those norms, or we are going to have our hands tied by an antiquated institution [the traditional international system] that is not capable of defending us."




Long-time Washington cold warrior Richard N. Perle is a man of many hats: Pentagon policy adviser, former Likud policy adviser, media manager, international investor, op-ed writer, talk show guest, think tank expert and, most of all, a man who ardently wants Saddam Hussein toppled. Known in Washington circles as "The Prince of Darkness", Perle is associated with the American Enterprise Institute and the Project for the New American Century, both of which have been prominent behind-the-scenes architects of the Bush administration's foreign policy, in particular its push for war with

Iraq
. He is closely allied with Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, another Iraq hawk. Perle is also a vocal supporter of Israel and a critic of Saudi Arabia. Perle is on the Advisory Board of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA), and is chairman of the Defense Policy Board, a Defense Department advisory group composed primarily of former government officials, retired military officers, and academics.


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That friendship may explain the origin of Woolsey's increasingly neoconservative leanings. Woolsey's friends—including Richard Perle, who served as assistant secretary of defense under President Ronald Reagan, and Paul Wolfowitz, the current under secretary of defense—are influential in securing appointments in both ...
During the George W. Bush years he was an insider in the crowd that included Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz, the guys who wrote the manifesto for the Project for a New American Century ,which served as the theoretical basis for the Iraq war. The idea was that America would be a benevolent unitary ...

Richard Perle, “Britain probably would have lost the war without American assistance”. That assistance extended to providing vital intelligence, and to “stripping part of the frontline US air forces” of the latest version of the Sidewinder air-to-air missile. Argentina, by contrast, and to its dismay, found itself the ...
In 1993, Lobe reminded readers, Bolton joined the right-wing Manhattan Institute, and subsequently the neoconservative-dominated American Enterprise Institute (AEI)—home to such hawks as former U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick, former Defense Policy Board chairman Richard Perle, and Vice President Cheney's ...
These included Dick Cheney, I. Lewis Libby, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wulfowitz, Eliot Abrams, John Bolton and Richard Perle. Today, the US government is taking actions that seem almost insane, risking a nuclear war with Russia and simultaneously alienating China. In the long run, such hubris cannot ...
With them, he emerged as one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the War on Terror. In 2004, Frum and former adviser to the Bush Department of Defense Richard Perle published a book titled An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror. Its text was as audacious as its title. “An End to Evil will define the ...

He was echoed by neoconservatives Richard Perle and David Frum who dutifully blueprinted the crusade ahead in their book An End to Evil. (“An end to evil!” my old professor Dr. Claes Ryn once exclaimed, his eyes twinkling. “Have you ever heard anything so absurd?”) A rash of looting after the invasion ...
He demanded in a public 2006 House Armed Services Committee meeting that former Pentagon adviser Richard Perle “apologize” to the nation for “misleading” lawmakers on grounds for the war. Jones also made national news when he requested that the U.S. House cafeteria replace French fries on the ...
They make George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and Richard Perle come off like paragons of honesty and rectitude. According to a coalition of forces including the Democratic party, the FBI, the CIA, and most of the “news” media, the country has been taken over by Vladimir Putin and the Russian State: President ...
... and the national security agencies are the most powerful, autonomous, and well-funded bureaucracies within the American state. Trump has given them powerful motives to emancipate themselves,” warns Trumpocracy. But in his 2003 book An End to Evil, co-authored with Richard Perle, Frum advocated ...
The US ignores its own human rights violations and also looks the other way to massive human rights abuses committed by Israel, India, Egypt and other dictatorial regimes towing its agenda. Washington, however, has no tolerance for democratic regimes that refuse to make their countries compliant States ...
... the American Enterprise Institute (AEI was built, literally, on Smith Richardson money), which fielded many of the Iraq war architects and promoters, including Frederick Kagan, John Bolton, former vice president Dick Cheney, Richard Perle, Paul Wolfowitz, Eliot Cohen, Michael Ledeen, Joshua Muravchik, ...
Despite sterling conservative credentials — helping Bush coin the phrase “axis of evil”; co-writing “An End to Evil” with Richard Perle (evil being even more loathed than waiting) — Frum was developing a reputation as a Republican dissenter before the election of 2016 put him in full Never Trump mode, ...
His pages on the “Rigged System,” the Republican campaign to disenfranchise African-American voters in no fewer than twenty states, burn with the white-hot anger we would expect to read in The Nation, not in a book by a former Bush staffer who once teamed up with Richard Perle, the neocon “prince of ...
[Former Secretary of State] Colin Powell, to move ahead here, knew that attacking Iraq was a very bad idea, but I'm sure he told his wife, "If I get out, I leave the president alone with hawks like Richard Perle and Dick Cheney, so I've gotta be in there." A voice of reason. Well, plausible enough. But to no good ...
In November, Austin and Kennedy helped organise a forum in parliament involving the Henry Jackson Society to discuss a Magnitsky Justice campaign. The Henry Jackson Society is a right-wing British-American think tank closely associated with the Iraq war. It is represented by the likes of Richard Perle, ...
"Gennady Gerasimov, who was Mikhail Gorbachev's international mouth piece for a long time, and in Washington we had Richard Perle, who was known as the Prince of Darkness, he was a Cold War warrior in the Reagan era who coined the term 'evil empire' that Ronald Reagan used to such great effect.

Former Reagan and Bush defense advisor Richard Perle weighs in on National Security Advisor Mike Flynn in an interview with Steve Malzberg of Newsmax. PERLE: There's a huge effort to make problems for Mike Flynn, I don't think there is any doubt about that. We don't know the substance of the ...
According to newspaper reports at the time, Zionist Neoconservative Richard Perle, a former member of the Defense Policy Board and an ...
Richard Perle, Bill Kristol, Nikki Haley at the United Nations, all those neo-conservatives are relatively smart, but smart is not necessarily what ...
... Chechnya, where leading neocons such as Richard Perle, Elliott Abrams, Kenneth Adelman, Midge Decter, Frank Gaffney, Michael Ledeen, ...
Led by the American neoconservative Richard Perle, A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm proposed “rolling back” the Syrian ...
The gang of neo-conservatives headed by Paul Wolfowitz , then-Deputy Secretary of Defense Richard Perle and then-Assistant Secretary of ...
We have to go all the way back to the philosophy of the neoconservatives at the very beginning, Bill Kristol, and Richard Perle and so forth.
... with Neo-Conservatives like Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz and Richard Perle, and presidents like George H.W. Bush and ...
In the run-up to the Iraq War, it was experts at the American Enterprise Institute and Project for a New American Century such as Richard Perle ...
... Feith, both second-tier officials in the Bush Administration, and Richard Perle, who oversaw a federal advisory committee with no real power.
What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other armchair, weekend warriors in this administration to ...
The former Reagan officials Wolfowitz and Richard Perle jumped on board the know-nothing George W Bush's campaign in 2000 and the ...
Former Reagan and Bush defense advisor Richard Perle weighs in on National Security Advisor Mike Flynn in an interview with Steve ...
... most of them Jewish. almost all of them intellectuals (a partial list: Richard Perle, Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, William Kristol, Eliot Abrams, ...
Wurmser was a co-author, with Richard Perle and Douglas Feith, of A Clean Break, the 1996 paper that advised Netanyahu to carry out military ...
... Feith, both second-tier officials in the Bush administration, and Richard Perle, who oversaw a federal advisory committee with no real power.
In her vague response to my [Sept. 14] letter, Linda Furr takes on neocons Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, etc., as being pro-Hillary Clinton in ...
At that time, Richard Perle, Douglas Feith and other leading neocons unveiled a seminal document entitled “A Clean Break: A New Strategy for ...
The former Reagan officials Wolfowitz and Richard Perle jumped on board the know-nothing George W Bush's campaign in 2000 and the ...
In 1996, Richard Perle suggested that removing Saddam Hussein from power would be good for the US and Israeli interest because it would ...
The former Reagan officials Wolfowitz and Richard Perle jumped on board the know-nothing George W Bush's campaign in 2000 and the ...
Who can forget the machismo-filled “black coffee briefings”—featuring the likes of then-Defense Policy Committee chair Richard Perle, serially ...
Who can forget the machismo-filled “black coffee briefings”—featuring the likes of then-Defense Policy Committee chair Richard Perle, serially ...
The former Reagan officials Wolfowitz and Richard Perle jumped on board the know-nothing George W Bush's campaign in 2000 and the ...
The former Reagan officials Wolfowitz and Richard Perle jumped on board the know-nothing George W Bush's campaign in 2000 and the ...
... or Paris) is so much more equable than Richard Perle hovering around the same CoffeeMaker as this brave and sworn enemy of jihad.”.
... for the Liberation of Iraq pushing invasion in 2002-03, along with John McCain, Joe Lieberman, Newt Gingrich, Bill Kristol, and Richard Perle.
In 2004, Frum and former adviser to the Bush Department of Defense Richard Perle published a book titled An End to Evil: How to Win the War ...
... political spectrum; Norman Podhoretz, Richard Perle, and Jeane Kirkpatrick join hands with Hodding Carter, Henry Louis Cafes, Saul Bellow, ...
... George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, Ariel Sharon, Richard Perle — are the Eichmanns of our age. Grotesque, false accusations of war crimes ...
Wolfowitz and his cohorts Richard Perle, John Bolton and others founded the Project for the New American Century, whose aim was to ...
The famed strategy paper prepared by a US study group led by Richard Perle in 1996 is of little use now, as the region is no longer shaped by ...
The famed strategy paper prepared by a U.S. study group led by Richard Perle in 1996 is of little use now, as the region is no longer shaped by ...


 

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