Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)

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Event.png Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)(Le Cercle/Meeting) Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Date11 June 1982 - 13 June 1982
LocationWildbad Kreuth,  West Germany
ParticipantsJulian Amery, John Browne, John Biggs-Davison, Brian Crozier, Nicholas Elliot, Frank Steele, Peter Tennant, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Karl-Heinz Narjes, Franz-Josef Schulze, Hans Graf Huyn, Bruno Heck, Franz Josef Bach, Monique Garnier-Lançon, William François, Henri Renard, Jues Pujo, Robert J. Hanks, Paul Weyrich, Pat Balestreri, James Lucier, Donald Jameson, Miles Costick, Margaret Carlisle, Arnold M. Silver, Richard McCormack, Aline Griffith, Alfredo Sánchez Bella, Jaime Nogueira Pinto, Álvaro Gomez-Hurtado, Enrique Gomez-Hurtado, Daniel Mazuera, Robert Close, Jacques Jonet, Nicholas de Kerchove, Benoît de Bonvoisin, Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser, Dieter Schmidt, Franz-Josef Strauss
PerpetratorsFranz Josef Bach

Le Cercle met in Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany from 11-13 June, 1982. The participants were guests of Franz-Josef Strauss. The conference was organised by Franz Josef Bach.




In 2011 Joel Van der Reijden discovered the first page of the attendee list for this conference amongst the papers of Monique Garnier-Lançon at Stanford University, and published it online.[1]


Known Participants

33 of the 39 of the participants already have pages here:

Julian AmeryMI6, deep politician who chaired Le Cercle for several years.
Franz Josef BachA leading German member of the Cercle, who organised the 1982 meeting in Wildbad Kreuth.
Alfredo Sánchez BellaSpanish spook and possible deep politician
John Biggs-DavisonUK politician who attended Le Cercle
Benoît de Bonvoisin"A key Belgian figure in the Strategy of Tension", as well as the most key name in the Belgian X-Dossiers. Member of Le Cercle. His father attended the first Bilderberg.
John BrowneSpooky UK businessman, Morgan Stanley, Le Cercle, Chatham house ...
Margaret CarlisleLegislative aide to Iran-contra insider, James McClure. Le Cercle
Robert CloseBelgian Anti-Communist spook who attended Le Cercle.
Miles Costick
Brian CrozierArch espionage insider who founded his own intelligence agency
Nicholas ElliottA key spook with a wide range of connections.
William FrançoisFrench economist who attended at least two Cercle meetings
Monique Garnier-LançonDeep state operative whose papers lead to a major exposure of Le Cercle. French convenor of Le Cercle in the first half of the 1980s.
Robert Gascoyne-CecilBilderberg, Le Cercle, The Other Club, Ditchley Governor
Enrique Gomez-HurtadoCercle regular. "One of the best bootlicker[s] of Bush"
Álvaro Gomez-HurtadoSpooky Colombian diplomat who attended Le Cercle. Assassinated in 1995
Aline GriffithUS born Spanish spook who was a regular attender at Le Cercle in the 1980s.
Robert J. HanksCercle regular, rear admiral,Cold War hardliner
Bruno HeckFounder of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, member of Le Cercle
Hans Graf HuynGerman deep politician who attended Le Cercle
Donald JamesonAttended multiple Cercle meetings and worked for the CIA. Vice-president of the Jamestown Foundation
Jacques Jonet
Nicholas de KerchoveA spook who attended Le Cercle on multiple occasions.
James LucierCercle attendee, "inside man in the skunk works," as he calls himself, or Lucifer as others sometimes refer to him.
Daniel MazueraA former Colombian trade minister and Cercle visitor
Richard McCormackDeep politician a long history and connections back to Vietnam, Nixon administration, succeeded Ted Shackley as US Chair of Le Cercle.
Karl-Heinz NarjesGerman EEC politician who attended Le Cercle
Dieter A. Schmidt
Franz-Josef Schulze
Arnold Silver
Frank SteeleAn MI6 officer with African connections who opened contacts with the IRA in the early 1970s. He later moved into banking and attended more than one meeting of Le Cercle.
Peter Tennant
Paul Weyrich
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