The secretive Bilderberg society, a group some believe conspires
semi-annually to foster global government, will hold a steering
committee meeting in Washington next month, WorldNetDaily has learned.
The Nov. 4-5 conference, featuring invited guests such as Vice
President Al Gore and presidential candidate John McCain, is scheduled
for the Library of Congress in the nation's capital and is sponsored by
the American Friends of Bilderberg. The U.S. group is directed by Henry
Kissinger, David Rockefeller, Paul Allaire and Richard C. Holbrooke.
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Since 1953, the Bilderberg group has convened government, business,
academic and journalistic representatives from the U.S., Canada and
Europe with the express purpose of exploring the future of the North
Atlantic community. The international steering committee includes Conrad
Black, publisher of newspapers throughout Canada, the U.S. and the
London Telegraph and Jerusalem Post, Vernon Jordan, George Mitchell,
Kissinger and Rockefeller.
On the agenda for the November meeting is a panel discussion of the
U.S. presidential elections and an exploration of the national security
requirements for the 21st century. Among those involved in the
discussion of the latter subject will be former U.S. Sens. Gary Hart and
Warren Rudman, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, journalist
Leslie Gelb and Secretary of Defense William Cohen. McCain, at the
special invitation of Kissinger, will speak at breakfast Friday morning
and Gore will make a Thursday night dinner address, according to the
agenda obtained by WorldNetDaily.
Others making presentations include Rep. Bill Thomas of California,
Sen. Christopher Dodd of Connecticut, Evan Bayh of Indiana and former
White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles.
The list of potential invitees to the Washington conference includes
the following: Dwayne O. Andreas, Michael H. Armacost, Robert Bartley,
Samuel R. Berger, C. Fred Bergsten, Richard Bernstein, James H.
Billington, Gen. Charles G. Boyd, Bill Bradley, John H. Bryan, William
F. Buckley, William P. Bundy, John H. Chafee, E. Gerald Corrigan,
Kenneth W. Dam, Lynne E. Davis, John M. Deutch, Thomas E. Donilon,
Theodore L. Eliot Jr., Dianne Feinstein, Martin S. Feldstein, Stanley
Fischer, James J. Florio, Lynn Forester, Charles W. Freedman Jr.,
Stephen Friedman, Thomas Friedman, David Frum, Richard Furland, Orit
Gadiesh, Gen. John R. Glavin, David Gergen, Louis V. Gerstner, Paul
Gigot, Katherine Graham, Donald Graham, Marc Grossman, Chuck Hagel, Jim
Hoagland, James F. Hoge Jr., Mrs. Karen Elliott House, Sen. Kay Bailey
Hutchison, Peter Jennings, Jems Johnson, Peter Kahn, Nancy Landon
Kassebaum, Robert M. Kimmitt, Henry Kravis, William Kristol, Jan
Leschly, Winston Lord, Jessica T. Matthews, Charles Mac Mathias, William
J. McDonough, George C. McGhee, Richard A. McGinn, Donald F. McHenry,
Sam Nunn, Joseph S. Nye Jr., John M. Page Jr., Norman Pearlstine,
William J. Perry, Thomas R. Pickering, Gen. Colin Powell, Sir Kieran
Prendergast, Larry Pressler, Clyde V. Prestowitz, Steven Rattner,
William Rhodes, William Richardson, Sharon Percy Rockefeller, Gen. Brent
Scowcroft, Robert Shapiro, George Soros, Lesley Stahl, James B.
Steinberg, George Stephanopoulos, Lawrence H. Summers, G. Richard
Thornan, Franklin A. Thomas, Alexander J. Trotman, Wiliam Clay Ford Jr.,
Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Lodewijk J.R. de Vink, Dr. Ezra F. Vogel, Paul A.
Volcker, Stanley A. Weiss, John C. Whitehead, Christine Todd Whitman,
James D. Wolfensohn and Casimir A. Yost.
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The 1999 annual meeting of the Bilderberg group took place in
Sintra, Portugal, June 3-6.
The November meeting at the Library of Congress is being billed as a
special steering committee session.
According to sources which penetrated the high-security meetings in
the past, the Bilderberg meetings emphasize a globalist agenda and
promote the idea that the notion of national sovereignty is antiquated
In 1998, British free-lance journalist Campbell Thomas attempted to
cover the conference in Turnberry, Scotland, for the Daily Mail. Thomas
began by seeking the opinions of neighbors to the secret meeting being
held nearby. One of those was a young woman who told him he was in the
hotel's staff quarters and should leave immediately, which he did.
A short while later, two local police officers arrested Thomas, who
reportedly remained in custody for eight hours.
Not all journalists are treated quite so harshly, as the guest roster
for the November meeting indicates.