| Richard Armitage |
(spook, politician, deep politician)
|Born||Richard Lee Armitage|
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
|Alma mater||United States Naval Academy|
|Spouse||Laura Samford Armitage|
|Member of||Australian American Leadership Dialogue, CACI, Center for Strategic and International Studies/Board and Staff, Center for a New American Security/People, Le Cercle, US-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce|
"A sophisticated member of the top echelons of the U.S. government"
Richard Armitage is "a sophisticated member of the top echelons of the U.S. government", i.e. a member of the US Deep State. He admits publicly released the classified information that Valerie Plame Wilson was a CIA spook, and so triggering the Plame affair, although he has claimed it was inadvertent because it was "just an offhand question."
An event carried out
|"Iran-Contra"||A drug trafficking/weapons smuggling operation carried out in the 1980s with the approval of the top of the US government.|
Event Participated in
|Le Cercle/2011||Only known info about this meeting is a later invitation letter|
- Document:Fifty Years of the Deep State