Commentary: Romney's competing teams

Commentary: Romney's competing teams

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The jockeying for position in a Romney presidency is well under way. Dark horses and gray eminences are vying for position with the new neocons.
Israel's frustration

Israel's frustration

BRICK, N.J., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The writer says the United States shouldn't allow Israel to draw its into another disastrous war in the Middle East solely for its benefit.
MORGAN STRONG, UPI Outside View Commentator

Richard Perle offers advice to Obama

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The next U.S. president may foster the development of an Iraqi state that, while not the model of Western democracy, is representative, Richard Perle said.

Commentary: AIPAC and liege fealty

WASHINGTON, June 6 (UPI) -- AIPAC’s organizers expected an uncertain trumpet for its annual convention in the nation’s capital. American Jews were worried Barack Obama would stake out a neutral stance that would begin to detach Israel from the United States. However, Obama, at least his rhetoric, demonstrated rock-solid attachment to the Jewish state.

Commentary: Tower of Babble Rabble

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan wrote a blistering memoir in which he accused President Bush of misleading the nation into an unnecessary war in Iraq. But what he had to say is precisely what a large part of the foreign policy establishment, including so-called moderate Republicans, concluded five years ago.

Interview: Lee Kuan Yew -- Part 1

SINGAPORE, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- UPI Editor at Large Arnaud de Borchgrave interviewed Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Feb. 2. The following is the text of the interview.

Trump may testify at Conrad Black trial

CHICAGO, March 14 (UPI) -- Real estate mogul Donald Trump may testify at the Chicago trial of deposed media baron Conrad Black, lawyers said during jury selection Wednesday. Black is charged with treating his newspaper empire as a personal fiefdom and heading an alleged $84 million

Dole: Dems appear 'content' to lose Iraq

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The political argument over the Iraq war flared Sunday when U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., said Democrats appear to be "content with losing" in Iraq.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Discussions are under way about the $100 million U.S. Caspian Guard project, which is aimed at providing security for Caspian oil resources. Washington official
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, Energy Correspondent

Chalabi probe starts polygraph testing

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Polygraph tests of civilian Pentagon employees have begun in search of who leaked classified information to exiled Iraqi leader Ahmad Chalabi.

Perle resigns from Pentagon advisory board

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Richard Perle, a controversial and outspoken conservative, resigned from the Pentagon's Defense Policy Board last week.

Protests mark Turkish PM visit

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A group of angry protesters greeted Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a function in Washington Thursday.

Perle at charity said to have terror links

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A top Pentagon advisor spoke at a charity event last weekend for a group that has been designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. government.


UPI Hears...Second thoughts by allies on Iraq troops...Peacekeeping a strain for Canada...New U.S. envoy to Iraq can talk...Ugly Americans cause tension in Japan...Perle:US broke law on Iraq, but was right...Pitcairn Islanders not British says lawyer...
JOHN DALY, International Correspondent

Hawk: Kick Russia out of G-8 over Yukos

MOSCOW, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The Russian media reported Friday U.S. policy adviser Richard Perle is calling for Russia to be booted from the G-8 over the Yukos asset scandal.
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Richard Perle
Richard Perle, former assistant secretary for international security policy, Defense Department tesitifes before the House Armed Services Committee on "Iraq's Past, Present and Future" on March 6, 2005 in Washington. Perle said the US military did not prepare well enough for post war Iraq, but has made great efforts to adapt in the past year...(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)....

Richard Norman Perle (born 16 September 1941 in New York City) is an American political advisor and lobbyist who worked for the Reagan administration as an assistant Secretary of Defense and worked on the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee from 1987 to 2004. He was Chairman of the Board from 2001 to 2003 under the Bush Administration.

He is a member of several think-tanks, such as the Hudson Institute, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) Board of Advisors, the Center for Security Policy (CSP), and (as a resident fellow) the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, as well as the neoconservative Project for the New American Century (PNAC) and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA). He is also a Patron of the Henry Jackson Society. Perle has written extensively on a number of issues; his cited research interests including defense, national security, and the Middle East. Aside from these engagements, Perle is the former co-chairman and director of Hollinger, Inc., a partner of Trireme Partners and a non-executive director of Autonomy.

Perle was born in New York to a Jewish family. His family moved to California, and Perle attended Hollywood High School in Los Angeles (his classmates included actor Mike Farrell and singer Ricky Nelson) and later, the University of Southern California, earning a B.A. in International Politics in 1964. As an undergraduate he studied in Copenhagen at Denmark's International Study Program. He also studied at the London School of Economics and obtained a M.A. in political science from Princeton University in 1967.

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