| Tom Donilon |
(lawyer, spook, deep state operative)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Alma mater||Catholic University of America, University of Virginia|
|Member of||Aspen Strategy Group, Bilderberg/Steering committee, Brookings Institution, Council on Foreign Relations/Experts, Council on Foreign Relations/Members, Trilateral Commission|
|Party||Democratic Party (United States)|
Spooky Bilderberger. Has advised the presidential campaigns of Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Joe Biden, Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton, designing policy, managing conventions, preparing candidates for debates, and overseeing presidential transitions. His brothers are also deep state operatives.
Thomas Edward Donilon is an American lawyer, government official and deep state operative who served as the 23rd National Security Advisor in the Obama administration from 2010 to 2013. Donilon also worked in the Carter and Clinton administrations, including as Chief of Staff of the U.S. State Department, and sat on the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group.
Tom's brother Michael Donilon is Joe Biden’s chief strategist, and has been with him since 1981. In addition to advising the Biden campaign, Michael is also managing director of the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware. Tom and Michael have a third brother, Terry. Terry works Secretary of Communications at the Archdiocese of Boston and spokesman for Boston’s ordinary, Sean Cardinal O’Malley, the most powerful bishop in the United States.
Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, Donilon spent his early career in Democratic politics and then in foreign policy and national security. He has advised the presidential campaigns of Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Joe Biden, Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton, designing policy, managing conventions, preparing candidates for debates, and overseeing presidential transitions. In 1992, Donilon was named Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary of State at the U.S. Department of State. During his tenure in the Clinton administration, Donilon played a leading role in NATO's expansion eastwards, the imposing of the the peace treaty in Bosnia, and conducted diplomacy in more than 50 countries.
During the Obama transition, Donilon served together with diplomat Wendy Sherman as Agency Review Team Lead for the State Department. and then, early in the Obama administration, as Deputy National Security Advisor. Donilon was named as National Security Advisor on October 8, 2010. Donilon tendered his resignation as National Security Adviser on June 5, 2013, and was succeeded in office by Susan Rice.
Since leaving government, Donilon has served in an advisory role as Chair of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, appointed by Obama; and as vice chairman of the international law firm O'Melveny and Meyers. During Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, Donilon was co-chair of the Clinton-Kaine Transition Project, as its foreign-policy lead.
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1998||14 May 1998||17 May 1998||Scotland|
|The 46th Bilderberg meeting, held in Scotland, chaired by Peter Carrington|
|Bilderberg/1999||3 June 1999||6 June 1999||Portugal|
|The 47th Bilderberg, 111 participants|
|Bilderberg/2000||1 June 2000||4 June 2000||Belgium|
|The 48th Bilderberg, 94 guests|
|Bilderberg/2001||24 May 2001||27 May 2001||Sweden|
|The 49th Bilderberg, in Sweden. Reported on the WWW.|
|Bilderberg/2002||30 May 2002||2 June 2002||US|
|The 50th Bilderberg, held at Chantilly, Virginia.|
|Bilderberg/2003||15 May 2003||18 May 2003||France|
|The 51st Bilderberg, in Versailles, France|
|Bilderberg/2004||3 June 2004||6 June 2004||Italy|
|The 52nd such meeting. 126 recorded guests|
|Bilderberg/2005||5 May 2005||8 May 2005||Germany|
|The 53rd Bilderberg, 132 guests|
|Bilderberg/2006||8 June 2006||11 June 2006||Canada|
|54th Bilderberg, held in Canada. 133 guests|
|Bilderberg/2007||31 May 2007||3 June 2007||Turkey|
|The 55th Bilderberg meeting, held in Turkey|
|Bilderberg/2008||5 June 2008||8 June 2008||US|
|The 56th Bilderberg, Chantilly, Virginia, 139 guests|
|Bilderberg/2012||31 May 2012||3 June 2012||US|
|The 58th Bilderberg, in Chantilly, Virginia. Unusually just 4 years after an earlier Bilderberg meeting there.|
|Bilderberg/2014||29 May 2014||1 June 2014||Denmark|
|The 62nd Bilderberg, with 136 guests, held in Copenhagen|
|Bilderberg/2015||11 June 2015||14 June 2015||Austria|
|The 63rd meeting, 128 Bilderbergers met in Austria|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2020||21 January 2020||24 January 2020||Switzerland|
|This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21 January 2020, coinciding with the start of the meeting.|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2022||22 May 2022||26 May 2022||Switzerland|
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- Defense Secretary Said to Be Staying On Baker, Peter. The New York Times.