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"Al- Qaida and Middle East terrorists are operating near Ecuador's borders"

"Al- Qaida and Middle East terrorists are operating near Ecuador's borders with Peru and Colombia"
CURRENTLY the Deputy Secretary of State number 2 Under Powell! (article 1)
IRAN-CONTRA: Several figures -- including Theodore Shackley, Thomas

Clines and Richard Armitage - later associated with the Iran Contra

scandal were involved in Project Phoenix, which was financed in part

with opium money. It has been alleged that the close relationship with

SE Asian drug dealers continued after the US withdrawal from Vietnam,

with Iran used as a conduit for drugs and money. It has also been

reported that, as a sequel to Project Phoenix, an off-the- books

assassination program was established in Iran.

AFTER THE VIETNAM WAR: At the end of 1975, Armitage became as a special

consultant to the Department of Defense, working out of Bangkok and

dealing with unrepatriated prisoners and the missing in action.

Armitage also started a mysterious business called the Far East Trading

Company. Meanwhile, from 1976 to 1979 in Iran, Richard Secord was

supervising the sale of US military aircraft and weapons to Middle

Eastern nations. During this same period, there are reports that

Shackley, Clines, Secord, and Armitage set up several curious

corporations and subsidiaries around the world including Lake

Resources, Stanford Technology Trading Group, Companie de Services

Fiduciaria, CSF Investments and Udall Research Corporation.

ARMITAGE AND BURMA: UNOCAL is the leading American investor in Myanmar,

a target of widespread sanctions and boycotts for its repressive

regime. In 1997 Richard Armitage reportedly went to Burma on a trip

sponsored by the Burma/ Myanmar Forum, a Washington group with major

funding from UNOCAL

OLIVER NORTH, "UNDER FIRE:" [William] Casey handed [Robert] McFarlane a

sheet of paper on which he had outlined plans for a new CIA

anti-terrorism unit . . . [it] officially sanctioned a secret entity

with a mandate to coordinate our government's response to international

terrorism - preemptively if possible, retroactively if necessary. I

became its first chairman . . . My associates on the Task Force

included Noel Koch (and later Richard Armitage) from Defense, Dewey

Clarridge and Charlie Allen from the CIA, Buck Revell and Wayne Gilbert

from the FBI, Bob Oakley from State, and Art Moreau (and later General

Jack Moellering) from the Joint Chiefs of Staff"

REAGAN ADMINISTRATION, Richard Armitage as an Assistant Secretary
of Defense was the Pentagon's highest-ranking official in charge of
covert warfare, arms shipments and POW affairs






CURRENTLY the Deputy Secretary of State number 2 Under Powell!
 
 

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