"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Friday, November 23, 2007

Lord Guthrie supporting the Military Industrial complex ... and Israel

N.M. Rothschild Ltd.,

Sir Clive Whitmore, the Ministry of Defence's top civil servant at the time, of the monster and totally corrupt al-Yamamah arms deal with Saudi Arabia shares his Directorship of NM Rothschild with the Old Harrovian Charles Guthrie ( where the boy Mark Thatcher was subject to education before he cleaned up £12 Mn commissions for his mum on the al-Yamamah deal).

Charles Guthrie was of course in the forefront (Director also of Colt defense LLC in the US makers of the M4 carbine amongst other weapons) of the charge against the Prime Minister yesterday...

Who declares in hsi nterests at the House of Lords ..

He is also on the Board , Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel ...where he made a fascinating contribution to a debate "After Iraq: From War to Reconstruction,” with H.E. Akel Biltaji, Chief Commissioner, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, Jordan; General the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank, former Chief of Defense Staff, UK; Dr. Bernard Kouchner, former UN Special representative for Kosovo and former Minister of Health, France (and now Foreign Minister) . Closing remarks were be made by H.E. Sherard Cowper-Coles CMG LVO, UK Ambassador to Israel.

He then attended BGU’s 33rd Annual Board of Governors begins at 2:30 p.m., June 1, 2003, in the Joya Claire Sonnenfeldt Auditorium.

A man of wide interests - he even took thetime to write to the Jeruslaem Post on the 22nd July 2002 along with Professor Sir Aaron Klug, Rt. Hon David Trimble, and Lord Weidenfeld


Sir, - We, members of The European Council of Ben- Gurion University of the Negev, wish to express our abhorrence at the idea of an academic boycott of Israel. We believe such action infringes the fundamental concept of academic freedom and restricts the ...

But he is of course ..

Guradian today 23/11/07

QinetiQ sale made £107m for 10 top civil servants

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

From Guthries profile at the Club of 3

General the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE

Charles Guthrie joined the Welsh Guards in 1959 and in the 60s served with them and the SAS in the United Kingdom, Germany, Libya, The Middle East, Malaysia and East Africa. He spent 1972 as a student at the Army Staff College and then held a number of appointments in Whitehall and with his Regiment in London, Northern Ireland and Cyprus.

From 1977 to 1980 he commanded the Welsh Guards in Berlin and Northern Ireland. In 1980 he served briefly in the South Pacific and as the Commander British Forces, New Hebrides, recaptured the island of Espirito Santo, which had been seized by insurgents. Apart from holding a number of senior staff appointments, he commanded an Armoured Brigade, an Infantry Division, 1st British Corps, the British Army of the Rhine, and the Northern Army Group before becoming Chief of the General Staff (Head of the Army in 1994). From 1997 to 2001 he was Chief of the Defence Staff and the Principal Military Adviser to two Prime Ministers and three Secretaries of State for Defence.

He was for ten years Colonel Commandant of the Intelligence Corps and is currently Colonel of The Life Guards, Gold Stick to The Queen and Colonel Commandant of the SAS. He retired from the Army in February 2001.

He is a Director of N M Rothschild & Sons Limited; a Director of Advanced Interactive Systems Inc; a Director of Aon Ltd; a Council Member and Executive Committee Member of The International Institute of Strategic Studies; a Visiting Professor and Honorary Fellow of King’s College London University; Chairman of the Trustees of The Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives; a Member of the Steering Committee of The Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC. He is President of The Army Benevolent Fund; Action Medical Research; The Federation of London Youth Clubs; Weston Spirit and a Governor of The Charterhouse, Clerkenwell.

(C) Very Seriously Disorganised Criminals 2002/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 - copy anything you wish