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An introduction to the world we live in - Part one

Turns out it's quite a challenge to write a decent introduction to the information available on this website. The issue at hand is enormously complex and a lot of work still needs to be done. We'll give it a try anyway and discuss the history of the globalist movement, including 19th century Britain, the US, Canada, Israel, the European Union, and the opening up of both Russia and China. In the process we'll determine the absolute core of this globalist network and provide an extensive biography with each name. Then we'll put forth a theory that might explain why ordinary politics and the hidden globalist group go hand-in-hand without the latter being exposed by anyone on "the inside," whatever that means. At the end we'll take a look at who's behind the sustainable development movement and the United Nations while discussing the rather disturbing information that was brought to light by George Hunt in the late 1980s and early 1990s. I suggest you pay attention to the fine print in this article and read the biographies provided, otherwise it will be much more difficult to see how this relatively small group of people are all closely knit together.

The basic premise of this article is that an old boys network of low-profile, privately-funded, and intelligence-ridden institutes exercise a huge amount of influence over local governments, the media, universities (science), and the policies of the multinational corporations (who fund these networks). The names of about 150 of these institutes have been listed in appendix A and about 1400 names plus biographies, ranging from the most complete available to very basic, are available in the different membership lists. A smaller list of globalist institutes are chronologically ordered in Appendix B, together with the persons who founded them and some of the connections they had. Appendix C contains the genealogies of the Rothschild, Warburg, Rockefeller, and Morgan families, which might come in handy at times. A partial Cecil bloodline is also listed there, although, as you'll see, that one has been compiled for a different reason.

Below you can see a simplified sketch of the network that will be discussed. At this point I consider The Pilgrims, Le Cercle, and the 1001 the umbrella organizations, because together they encompass all aspects of the globalist movement: the leadership of all the other private globalist institutes, Anglo-American business and banking, Paneuropean Catholic fanatics, multinationals worldwide (1001), old blue blood family lines, Western and Middle-Eastern intelligence, the illegal arms trade (1), and the environmental movement. If there is a group that keeps these three organizations in line it will exercise a huge amount of direct and indirect influence over many parts of the world. The question is, is there such a group?

The Pilgrims Society is the organization which consistently recruits only very elitist members of society, many with nearly endless resumes. Le Cercle, an outgrowth of the reactionary Vatican-Paneuropa network, is more mixed, and most participants are intelligence insiders. The 1001 Club recruits the most influential businessmen, often in mining and bulk shipping, from all over the world, but also some lower level WWF employees. The WWF is very tight-lipped about this club though, as you can see in the 1001 Club article on this website.

In any case, it's abundantly clear that many roads lead to London. The Pilgrims and the 1001 have been set up and are managed by a combination of Anglophiles and radical, not to mention criminal, Zionists (2). The Pilgrims Society was set up by the British aristocracy, many of them Privy Council and Garter families. In fact, the person who came up with the name 'Pilgrims' was a great grandfather of the late Princess Diana (3). The British monarch became the official head of the Pilgrims Society and members of the royal family have always attended the London meetings. The 1001 Club was mainly created by Prince Philip and the South-African billionaire Anton Rupert. Officially the 1001 only coordinates the WWF, but many members, who represent a huge chunk of the conventional environmental movement, seem more occupied with the West's need for inexpensive natural resources. Le Cercle was set up by interests tied to the Habsburgs and the Vatican. Soon, an important trade representative of the City of London, Sir Peter Tennant, was attracted, and about two decades later British aristocrats, the last three of them Privy Councillors, took over leadership of Le Cercle. Its latest head is a former Rothschild banker.

Just to clarify a bit: the Privy Council, the most senior "advisory body" to the British monarch and the highest organ within the Commonwealth (consisting of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, large chunks of southern Africa, and a few other countries in the rest of the world), largely serves a ceremonial role these days, at least in Britain itself. However, new recruits have to take the Privy Councillor's Oath of Confidentiality in which they declare never to reveal any details of the council's meetings to outsiders without the consent of the monarch and the other Privy Council leadership. New recruits also declare their full allegiance to the British monarch who is always present at the meetings. Privy Councillors can pass along information to each other on "Privy Council terms" to forbid the other party from giving this information to outsiders. The entire cabinet is sworn into the Privy Council, just as the three most senior officials of the Church of England and a number of judges. Any senior politician, intelligence- or military officer, or Bank of England director can be recruited if it is deemed preferable that this person attends the council's confidential meetings. It is known that Privy Councillors get handed more documents and more information than non-members, essentially forming an inner circle within the government. The unusual and medieval aspect of this system is that membership is for life and that it seemingly places the monarch and the Church of England right in the middle of the flow of information. Because of the secrecy surrounding it details of the Privy Council system are generally unknown to the public.

The Order of the Garter is the highest and oldest order of chivalry in England, headed by the British Monarch. It is a ceremonial Templar order above the ordinary Freemasonry system.

Where the globalist movement started

Zionism and the interests of the British Empire were informally merged no later than 1891, the year that the Rhodes secret society was created (4). Robert Cecil, the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (Order of the Garter; Privy Council; chancellor of Oxford University; member of what is quite possibly the most influential blue blood family in British history with many Knights of the Garter and Privy Councilors; Sir William Cecil was a student of John Dee, the official founder of Enochian Magic; earlier (female) members of the Cecils intermarried with the de Vere family, but created no offspring. De Vere family members seemingly considered themselves part of the Archdruid-Elven-Fairy-Dragon race and have an obsession with specific genes (5)) represented the British Empire and was the primary coordinator of the later Round Table, the group the Rhodes secret society evolved into. The Zionists were represented by Baron Nathan de Rothschild, whose French cousin, Baron Edmond, started to buy up land in Palestine in 1882 (6). The birth of political Zionism was only a few years away, which cannot be entirely ascribed to the Rothschilds, but they certainly became its most powerful backers. The person that seems to have brought these different interests closer together was the British politician Benjamin Disraeli, who later in his life became the first Jewish Prime Minister of England. He was a very close friend to Queen Victoria (7), the Cecil family (8), and Lionel de Rothschild (father of Nathan) (9). Over time he managed to water down the distrust the Queen and the Cecils had against the Jews. In part due to his support, Lionel de Rothschild was able to become the first Jewish member of Parliament. Nathan Mayer Rothschild (close friend of Edward VII well before this person became king) subsequently became a baron in 1884 and started to finance Cecil Rhodes' adventures in South-Africa (10). In 1891 Rhodes created De Beers mining company together with his secret society. Everything was financed by the Rothschilds and looked over by Lord Robert Cecil. After Rhodes died in 1902, Alfred Milner (Order of the Garter; Privy Council; director and later chairman Rio Tinto, which was owned for 1/3 by the Rothschilds in 1905 (11)) took over from him. Milner is known to have visited Edward Cecil (son of the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury and an aide-de-camp to Pilgrims Society member, Privy Councilor, and Knight of the Garter Lord Kitchener) and Lord Rothschild (12). When in 1917 the Balfour Declaration was sent from foreign secretary Arthur J. Balfour (Privy Council; Knight of the Garter; nephew of the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury) to Lord

1907, The Pilgrims & the
American Commonwealth. Click to enlarge.


Lionel de Rothschild (son of Nathan; head family bank), we know for sure that Zionism became an official British policy next to the maintenance of the British Empire. In 1924, after the Cecil-drafted League of Nations (13) put Palestine under a British Mandate, Edmond de Rothschild set up his Palestine Jewish Colonization Association (PICA). Edmond's importance in the creation of Israel has been acknowledged by his good friend David Ben-Gurion (14 & 15), the first Prime Minister of the newly established state. Through the Pilgrims Society members, the British Empire and the later Commonwealth unofficially included the United States.

Quigley has described how the Round Table, with their main US ally J.P. Morgan, set up the Royal Institute of International Affairs, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Institute for Pacific Relations in the 1918-1925 period, although he seems to have missed the Pilgrims Society, established in 1902 in London and in 1903 in New York. This same Round Table, or wider Pilgrims Society group, also established the Federal Reserve and the Rockefeller Foundation, both in 1913 (all these people can be found in the Pilgrims Society membership list). The Carnegie network, which was (and is) especially influential on the Western educational system, was also set up during this time period, starting with the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1902, an organization for scientific discovery; the Carnegie Endowment in 1910, which became an intelligence and big business ridden geopolitical think tank for global peace; and the Carnegie Corporation of New York in 1911, which is the grant making part of the Carnegie network. Today this institute donates dozens of millions a year to all the major universities in the United States and southern Africa (16). Grants are also made to organizations like the CFR, the RIIA, the American Assembly, the UN, the American Red Cross, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and the American Museum of Natural History. Our little Hegelian Social Darwinist (literally), once born in a poor family of handloom weavers, had a very different background than most of his later associates. Around 1870 he already was a wealthy self-made man, but only after some crucial help from the London banker Junius S. Morgan (father J.P. Morgan; worked for George Peabody, who supposedly was a Rothschild agent; after Carnegie's joint venture in the steel industry

went awry due to financial problems of his partners, Peabody finally sold his bonds to "London investors") in 1874, he rose to became the most powerful industrialist of the US, next to J.P. Morgan. His primary associates, who inspired and guided him in the founding of the different Carnegie Institutions, were Daniel Coit Gilman (incorporated Skull & Bones into the Russell Trust 50 years earlier), Nicholas Murray Butler (head of Columbia University; major totalitarian Hegelian US educator; President of the Pilgrims Society; Bohemian Grove; associate of J.P. Morgan and Robert Cecil - 1st Viscount of Chelwood; co-founder League of Nations), and Elihu Root (Pilgrims Society; official founder CFR; close friend of Butler).

Of course, even in the early days there


Three of the men are confirmed members of the Pilgrims Society. The fourth, Gilman, will undoubtedly turn out to be another one. Especially Butler was a very close associate of the Morgans and Cecils. Update: What did I tell ye? A "Gilman, Daniel C." appears on a 1903 Pilgrims Society list. Thanks, Dave.

existed a wider network of private clubs where society's elite met with each other. The freemasonic lodges had been around for two centuries, just as its Celtic counterpart, the Druid groves. The annual Bohemian Grove event had become an exclusive elite gathering after news of the Cremation of Care reached the papers in Washington and New York at the turn of the 20th century. There was the Cosmos Club in Washington, and in London you had (and have) the White's Club, the Roxburgh Club, the Other Club (since 1911) and the Grillion's Club. At the student level you had clubs like Skull & Bones (Yale), Scroll & Key (Yale), the Porcellian Club (Harvard), Cap & Gown (Princeton), the Ivy Club (Princeton), The Apostles (Cambridge), and the Rhodes scholars (Oxford). There were many more regional clubs where members of the old aristocratic families and the newly rich interacted with each other (and as a result, outside of the clubs). This network was the permanent government of the time; officials only reached the White House if they had enough friends within these circles. And when these people left office again, this network made sure they got another (better paying) job. The tiny group of Round Table financiers; the Warburgs, Jacob Schiff, the Rockefellers, the Morgans, and the Rothschilds, can probably be referred to as the secret government of the time and even today we know very little about the things they discussed in the backrooms. What we do know is that they had (and have) quite an obsession with "global peace" since the early part of the 20th century (17).


During and right after WWII a lot of things changed. The United States, the New Atlantis, according to one early Cecil family associate (18), became the most powerful nation on the planet. The United Nations, the World Bank, the IMF, and NATO were born, all set up by members of the CFR, the RIIA, and its umbrella organization: the Pilgrims Society (19). By this time the Morgan family had lost control of the family bank although it was safely in the hands of the Pilgrims Society members. The Rockefellers now certainly became the undisputed number one family of the United States. Following the overt institutions, their covert counterparts soon followed: the United States Council for International Business in 1945, the Mont Pelerin Society in 1947, Atlantik-Brücke in 1952, Bilderberg in 1954, and followed in the 1960s and 1970s by many dozens of other hidden (as in, not or seldom mentioned in the news or schoolbooks, so their influence on society is for the most part unknown) national and transnational think tanks and discussion groups. The whole globalist movement became much more professional and organized. The Atlantic Institute of International Affairs, the Pinay Circle, the Economic League, the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council, the Trilateral Commission, and the 1001 Club are all examples of enormously

The Pilgrims: Uniting the Crown with corporate America. Click to enlarge.


influential institutes that seldom (or never) have received any serious attention in the mainstream media. Almost everyone believes that the overt organizations have brought us this globalized world we live in today, while in reality it has been the covert network that initiated the process in almost every case. The Pilgrims Society remained one of the most elite gatherings of British and American globalist insiders, although, as the newspaper archives show, it started to drop off the radar screen in the early 1950s and was almost completely gone by the 1960s. Is it possible that Project Mockingbird started to achieve its intended results?

The speed at which the globalization process advanced, further increased in the 1980s and 1990s. The main focus of the globalist movement now became the European Union, where many of the later key institutions were established. Among these were the European Round Table in 1983, the Association for the Monetary Union of Europe from 1987 to 2002, the European Institute in 1987, the EU-Japan Business Roundtable in 1995, the Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue in 1995, the Centre for European Reform in 1996, Friends of Europe in 1999, and the European Financial Services Round Table in 2001.

A university study in international relations is probably an exception (to some degree), but generally these institutes are not mentioned in the textbooks. The average person, even today, knows very little, if anything, about them. The education system only teaches the public-political side of the European Union: the European Council, the Council of Ministers, the European Parliament, the European Court of Justice, and the European Commission.

The question then becomes, do these private institutions have any influence, and if they do, just how much? Unfortunately, as far as I have seen, the combined influence has never been examined, but about all these institutions individually it has been reported that their influence is quite substantive. For example, the Belgian Jan Puype, the only journalist at the moment who has attended a meeting of the ERT, reported (translated from Dutch) (20):

Puype: "I was a guest at the birthday party of the ERT, which existed 20 years in 2003. That gave a surreal feeling. I was the only journalist and walked between De Benedetti, Davignon, Leysen, Prodi, 'What am I doing here for God's sake', I was thinking. But is was very interesting to see how things were done, of course..."

Solidair: "In your book you describe how ERT-chairman Gerhard Cromme [ThyssenKrupp; CFR] teaches European Commission chairman Romano Prodi a lesson for criticizing the United States."

Puype: "I thought I was hallucinating. Prodi was put in his place like a little kid. It became even more remarkable when the Commission chairman started to speak himself. He held a speech like 'friends, I will not do it again and I will be good from now on'. A completely different Prodi then the man I saw on television raising his finger in the air against the Americans."

"You can't say that the ERT decides everything that happens in Europe, but her influence is enormous... The ERT has a very efficient way of lobbying. The members write papers on the direction Europe should be going in terms of the environment, competition, technology, etc. Once these papers are finished inside the ERT, the machine starts running. The club sends out a team of delegates consisting of the most important members to the European Commission. Individual members take the messages to their national governments. The ERT thinks very pro-active. She is often the first to work on certain issues. That is also her strength. The introduction of the single currency, the Maastricht-Treaty, the Channel Tunnel, or the [EU's] expansion to the east: that all started at the ERT."

Is this surprising? Not really if you look at the founders of the ERT. These were the Belgian Catholic Etienne Davignon and the Swedish Zionist Pehr Gyllenhammar (21). At that time, Gyllenhammar, who is usually seen as the primary founder, was an 11-year member of the International Advisory Committee of the Rockefeller's Chase Manhattan Bank. Additionally, during the time that Gyllenhammar was busy establishing the ERT, he was approached by Henry Kissinger to join the board of his newly established Kissinger Associates (22). In 1999 Gyllenhammar became a senior partner and managing director of Lazard Partners (after having been a senior advisor since 1996) and today he is vice-chairman of Rothschild Europe, chairman of the Rothschild pension funds, and the founding chairman of the earlier mentioned European Financial Services Round Table. Gyllenhammar is also a member of the advisory board of PlaNet Finance, "an international non profit organization, which aims at alleviating poverty by contributing to the development of the microfinance sector." Other members of the board are Boutros Boutros-Ghali (Secretary-General of the United Nations), Michel David-Weill (owns Lazard), Felix Rohatyn (Lazard partner), Jacques Delors (former European Commission president; organized The European Institute, headed for the past couple of years by a Rothschild employee (23)), Shimon Peres (premier of Israel 1984-1986 & 1995-1996; Labor party; director of Mikhail Gorbachev's Green Cross, which is partnered with Rockefeller-Rothschild protege and New Age guru Maurice Strong), and Etienne Davignon.

Davignon, as a vice-president of the European Commission, earlier challenged Gyllenhammar to put together a group of top European businessmen to lobby the

April 6 & 7, 1983, first meeting of the ERT. Gyllenhammar and Davignon are sitting in the bottom row, persons 4 and 5 from the left.


European Commission (which became the ERT). At some point Davignon became a close friend to Kissinger (24) and also joined the board of Kissinger Associates (25), although seemingly in a later stage. The shortest possible version of Davignon's biography without omitting too many important facts goes something like this: Chair and still vice-chair Société Générale de Belgique; one of the largest private shareholders of the Suez Group (which he does not control); former director Anglo-American

Corporation; co-founder and president Association for the Monetary Union of Europe; chairman CSR Europe (European business network); founder EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation; chairman EU-Japan Business Dialogue; co-founder and president Friends of Europe; director of the European Institute; member Council on Foreign Relations; member Trilateral Commission; supposedly a former governor of Ditchley; chairman Royal Institute for International Relations (Belgian version of RIIA); and honorary chairman of Bilderberg since 1999, after Lord Carrington resigned.

Now wait a minute. Carrington was another ultra-connected early director of Kissinger Associates (26). That means we have two heads of Bilderberg, covering the period from 1989 until today, that sat on the board of Kissinger's shadowy company. And whatta ya know? Lord Roll, Bilderberg chairman from 1985 to 1989 was another board member of Kissinger Associates since 1984 (27). You almost get the impression that Kissinger and his closest associates (Rockefeller and Rothschild) pick the leadership of Bilderberg. The short version of Carrington's bio, a president of the Pilgrims Society since 1983, reads: Director Rio Tinto (used to be a Rothschild company. Don't know today), Barclays Bank, Hollinger (Owned by Canadian Privy Councilor Conrad Black; Evelyn de Rothschild sat on the same board, as did Kissinger and many other very important globalists), a few metal companies, and Hambros Bank; Privy Councilor; Order of the Garter; insider of Brian Crozier's (Le Cercle; disinfo specialist and MI6 agent) Shield Committee that got Margaret Thatcher elected; governor Ditchley; governor Atlantic Institute for International Affairs; member RIIA; member CFR; member Trilateral Commission; and secretary-general NATO. The biography of Lord Eric Roll reads: Rockefeller fellowship; took part in the Schuman Plan discussions; worked at the OECD, the IMF, and the World Bank; co-head S.G. Warburg & Company (set up and headed by Pilgrims Society member Sir Siegmund Warburg. The firm was the London partner of Kuhn, Loeb & Co); advisor UBS; member Court of the Bank of England; governor Atlantic Institute for International Affairs; Governor Ditchley; member CFR; member Trilateral Commission (and almost certainly a member of the Pilgrims Society).

Some of today's most important globalists. Click on a name to view their biography. These bios have been compiled by PEHI and are (by far) the most complete available today. Agnelli, recruited early on by the Rockefellers (like everyone in this row except seemingly Davignon), has been followed up by John Elkann.

Now you know immediately why I created the images above and below. The biographies of these people are just way too long, because they constitute the absolute core of the globalist movement. Some created many of the post-WWII private institutions, like new ager Maurice Strong (chairman Société Générale pour l'Energie et les Ressources; 1001 Club; UN secretary-general; long time close ties to communist China; Rockefeller protege; Edmund de Rothschild - bio - protege, who is the Pilgrims Society member that dreamed up the sustainable development movement now promoted by the UN and WWF) in the environment movement, the Catholic Etienne Davignon in Europe, the Zionists Henry Kissinger (Fritz Kraemer and Rockefeller protege; friend of Jacob and Evelyn de Rothschild; Pilgrims Society; Le Cercle; Bohemian Grove camp Mandalay; permanent Bilderberg member; Trilateral Commission; Aspen Institute; opened up China; Open Russia Foundation; founder Kissinger Associates; director CFR; Hollinger; J.P. Morgan; chair advisory board AIG) and David Rockefeller everywhere else (Pilgrims Society; 1001 Club; Le Cercle; Bohemian Grove camp Stowaway; co-founder Bilderberg and permanent member; founder Trilateral Commission; founder Americas Society; co-founder Dartmouth Conferences; co-founder US-USSR Trade and Economic Council; trustee Carnegie Endowment; his family as a whole founded many other institutes; associate of Edmund de Rothschild in the sustainable development projects; opened up China; chair CFR; chair Chase Manhattan, which is the core of the globalist movement). The ultra-Zionist Rothschilds, like their masonic-episcopalian pal Prince Charles, are the architects of sustainable development movement, according to Maurice Strong (28). The family is truly enigmatic, because in many mainstream articles it is acknowledged that they still wield tremendous influence behind the scenes, yet no one seems to be bothered trying to find out what it is exactly they're involved with. One thing is for sure, most of the time when they arrange a meeting with a head of state, the press does not report it.

Other top tier globalists of today. Cisneros, a 1001 Club member and Knight of Malta, is the Latin American media baron in part responsible for the media war against Chavez. He is a very close associate of David Rockefeller, just as George Shultz and the Desmarais family in this row. The Rothschilds have a close working relationship with the Rockefellers in the environmental movement, the United Nations, and trade with the former communist world. Prince Charles already played polo with Evelyn de Rothschild in his student years and later set up the Interfaith consultations with him. Otto is a central player in the reactionary Vatican-Paneuropa network.

The aged Otto von Habsburg has been one of the most influential behind-the-scenes players in Europe since WWII. The Catholic Habsburgs, including Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein, still run Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi's Paneuropa Union (29). The Paneuropa Union was originally funded by Louis de Rothschild and Max Warburg while Leopold Amery and Nicholas Murray Butler (Pilgrims Society) were among its most devoted overseas patrons (30). After WWII, Coudenhove-Kalergi and Otto von Habsburg, together with their associates in such organizations as Opus Dei and the Knights of Malta, began rebuilding their Vatican-Paneuropa network with the aim of recreating a new Holy Roman Empire. Over the years it included organizations as the Mouvement d'Action pour l'Union de l'Europe, the Académie Européenne de Sciences Politiques, Ordre du Rouvre, the Institut Européen pour la Paix et la Sécurité, the Société Internationale de Wilton Park, l'Institut Europeen de Developpement, Cercle des Nations (the broader Cercle de Lorraine today), the Hanns Seidel Foundation, the Mont Pelerin Society and the Coundenhove-Kalergi Foundation. Today, Otto Habsburg is an advisor to the Coundenhove-Kalergi Foundation, together with Count Hans Huyn (Le Cercle), Jakob Coudenhove-Kalergi (nephew of Richard, the founder of the Paneuropa Union), Prince Carlo della Torre e Tasso (Italian branch of the Thurn und Taxis family), and Max Turnauer (ambassador of the Order of Malta in Liechtenstein). Nikolaus von Liechtenstein, the younger brother of Hans-Adam II, is an executive member of the the Coundenhove-Kalergi Foundation. When Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi died in 1972, Otto von Habsburg took over the presidency of the Paneuropa Union and today he still serves in that position.

One of the most important outgrowths of the reactionary Vatican-Paneuropa network is an organization called Le Cercle. It was established in the 1950s by such Opusian luminaries as Antoine Pinay, Jean Violet and Otto von Habsburg. Leading officials in intelligence, business and politics, often retired, were brought together with the idea of building a strong Europe around a Franco-German alliance. At least initially, it was dominated by Catholic interests from mainland Europe, but in 1980 leadership was taken over by the British. Among these British leaders was a son of the earlier mentioned Leopold Amery and an employee of Sir Evelyn de Rothschild. David Rockefeller was recruited in 1967 by Vatican agent Carlo Pesenti, and said he was completely unaware of the existence of this group before this time. However, he and his Chase associates thought the Habsburg clique was far too reactionary and he decided to withdraw. At the time, Kissinger was about the only other person from the United States attending meetings of Le Cercle. (31)

This is where the above listed Pilgrims Society member Paul Volcker re-enters the picture. As newly appointed chairman of the Federal Reserve System, a position Carter picked for him after having been advised by David Rockefeller and Robert Vincent Roosa (Rhodes scholar; trained Volcker and other at NY Fed; partner in Brown Brothers Harriman; Pilgrims Society; frequent Bilderberg attendee; founding member and secretary Trilateral Commission; director CFR; Atlantic Council; Atlantic Institute of International Affairs; chair Brookings Institution; vice-chair Rockefeller Foundation; governor United Nations Association) (32), he was identified by BND officer Hans Langemann as a person who attended the December 1, 1979 meeting of Le Cercle in the Madison Hotel in Washington (33). Others that attended the meeting were the German Karl-Heinz Narjes (Bundestag; soon went to the ECC), William Colby (Opus Dei; the recently retired CIA director at that time; set up some of the Scandinavian Stay-Behind networks; Forty Committee under Kissinger), Ed Feulner (Knight of Malta; roommate of neocon warhawk and military-industrial complex insider John F. Lehman; president Heritage Foundation; trustee Mont Pelerin Society; IMF & World Bank insider; chairman Institute for European Defense and Strategic Studies in London; Bohemian Grove), Julian Amery (later head of Le Cercle; Privy Councilor; his father was Leopold Amery, one of the closest Rothschild allies and helped in building up the Paneuropa Union and Israel), and Jean Violet (Tied to the Synarchist Movement of Empire through CSAR; Nazi collaborator; French intelligence officer; Opus Dei; Habsburg employee; recruit of Nazi general Reinhard Gehlen; co-founder and chairman of Le Cercle who represented French big business). Whatever these people were discussing, the history books never recorded it.

Volcker has more interesting connections. After stepping down as head of the Federal Reserve he went to work for the Canadian Power Corporation, which was majority owned and headed by a good friend of his, Paul Desmarais, Sr. Besides having been described as a close personal friend of every Canadian Prime Minister since 1968, Desmarais has also been a member of the advisory councils of Carlyle, Chase Manhattan Bank (his son Andre now is a member of J.P. Morgan Chase's International Council), and Barrick Gold Corporation (set up by international arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi who's first employer was the Bin Laden family and has close ties to the British throne; Barrick also employed Bush Sr.; the later discussed Rothschild buddy Vernon Jordan; and was headed by Peter Munk, a 1001 Club member and skiing partner of Prince Charles). In 1992 he was appointed a member of the Canadian Privy Council, the same year that Maurice F. Strong, Conrad M. Black, and Charles R. Bronfman (brother of Edgar Bronfman, Sr.) were also made members. Power Corporation is one part of a large international business empire, that together with the relatively obscure Frère family, virtually co-owns the state of Belgium (GBL; Suez; SG; Tractebel). Desmarais and his son hold many directorships in these Belgian and French companies.

At the time of the Oil-for-Food scandal it turned out that Nadhmi Auchi's General Mediterranean Holdings
had a majority share in BNP Paribas (34), the bank that handled all of the Iraqi loans and has subsidiaries all over the Middle-East. Auchi is a member of Le Cercle and is up to his ears involved in illegal arms trafficking, British Intelligence, and the British throne itself. Look for his bio in the membership list of Le Cercle.

And even though Volcker did not establish any important globalist institutions, we're still not done with him. In March 1992 he became chairman of the newly created J. Rothschild Wolfensohn & Company, Wolfensohn & Co.'s London-based joint venture (35). The venture lasted until 1995 when James Wolfensohn was about to become head of the World Bank. Who was his advisor there? The earlier mentioned Maurice Strong, the United Nations bigwig that built up the conservation movement side-by-side with Edmund de Rothschild and David Rockefeller. Volcker went on to visit Bilderberg and Ditchley, became an advisor to the Japan Society, chaired the Group of 30 and the Oil-for-Food scandal investigation, and became a trustee of the American Assembly. He became a director of Hollinger (of Privy Councilor Conrad Black on which Kissinger, Carrington, and Evelyn de Rothschild also sat. Pilgrims Society member Raymond G.H. Seitz, a newer generation top-globalist, also sat on that board) and the Bankers Trust and became a member Circle of Presidents of the RAND Corporation. He already was a trustee of the Aspen Institute and a visitor of the Bohemian Grove Mandalay camp. At some moment, he became a member of the Chief Executive's Council of International Advisors of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The HKSAR was established after Hong Kong was given back to the Chinese in 1997, although the capitalist system of Hong Kong will remain unchanged until the year 2047. The International Advisory Council advises the HKSAR's Chief Executive on strategic issues pertinent to the long-term development of Hong Kong. Other members of the International Advisory Council of the HKSAR are a combination of CEOs of the largest corporations in Western Europe and North America. Among them are Andre Desmarais, Peter Sutherland (chair Goldman Sachs; chair BP Amoco; head GATT; founding head WTO; chair Trilateral Commission; ERT; CFR; LOTIS (outgrowth of the British Invisibles that controls the WTO); permanent Bilderberg attendee; director Centre for European Reform; director European Institute; Foundation Board DAVOS; received the Rockefeller International Leadership Award; almost certainly a Pilgrim; update: he's a Pilgrim), Maurice R. Greenberg (chair AIG which is in partnership with Kissinger Associates; vice-chairman CFR; Bilderberg; Trilateral Commission; Bohemian Grove; trustee Rockefeller University; trustee Asia Society; patron American Australian Association; almost certainly a Pilgrim), Sir John

Hong Kong, October 4, 2005


Bond (Chair HSBC; Court of the Bank of England; Multinational Chairman's Group), and Gerald M Levin (Once rated the fourth most powerful person in the media; CFR; Trilateral Commission; Sun Valley Meetings). Rupert Murdoch (Owns a worldwide media empire; close friend and business partner of Jacob Rothschild; CFR; Sun Valley Meetings) used to be a member of the Advisory Commission back in 2000. Seems not a whole lot changed in Hong Kong after it was given back to China.

China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Russia

A lot of people have been asking about the relationship of the globalist movement to China. Not only how it is today, but also how it evolved over the past 60 years. The short answer is that at least today it appears to be very cozy. On the other hand, it's obvious that China is preparing itself for a conflict about the dwindling natural resources, especially with Japan and the United States. The globalist group does not seem to be worried about this at all. Why is that?

In the 19th century, Shanghai had become an international centre of trade (mainly opium to

China vs useful goods to the West) in which the British, Americans, and a few other Western countries had large investments. In 1927, general Chiang Kai-shek purged Shanghai of about 5000 communists and together with the powerful Green Gang triad (involved in the opium and gold smuggle, the sex trade, slave-girl trade, brothels, assassinations, and in keeping an eye on labor unions) he was part of, gained absolute control over the city. Also in 1927, Chiang married Soong May-ling, the daughter of one of the most powerful Chinese [triad] families that emerged after the fall of the Qing dynasty. This merchant and banking family converted to christianity and became oriented towards the West. Among other things, May-ling's sister married Sun Yat-sen, the person who established the Republic of China after the Qing dynasty had fallen, ending over 2000 years of imperial rule. Chiang Kai-Shek was Sun's protege.


Two of the first British corporations with large investments in the Far-East. They still exist and the Keswick family (Pilgrims; 1001 Club) of Jardine Matheson bought a 20% stake in Rothschilds Continuation Holdings in 2005. They are the only non-Rothschild shareholders. (77)

After the Japanese attacked Shanghai in 1937 and invaded the Chinese mainland, the West kept supporting Chiang's resistance, which prevented Japan from sending more troops to

Shanghai, 1930s


the Pacific region. When Japan was finally defeated in 1945, the Communists, headed by Zhou Enlai and Mao, fought the nationalists, led by Chiang and supported by most of the wealthier Chinese businessmen, as well as the United States. Chiang and 2 million of his followers lost the war and retreated to Taiwan in 1949 while Mao took power in mainland China. Enlai became his Prime Minister.

Du Yuesheng, the leader of the Green Gang triad and an ally of Chiang fled to the British colony of Hong Kong where he died in 1951. Baron Robert Rothschild - bio - from Belgium, a predecessor of Etienne Davignon as chef de cabinet and a later primary founder of the European Economic Union with Paul Henri Spaak (36), was also present in China at the time. In 1944, at his own request, he came to the Embassy of Chongqing as first secretary, where the headquarters of Chiang's government were located at the time. Here he also met Mao's envoy, Zhou Enlai, whom Rothschild "grew to like." After the Japanese surrendered Rothschild went to Shanghai where he was consul general from 1946 until Chiang's government fell. Then he moved to Washington.

Even though it's not hard to see which side the West (globalist movement) took, it's also hard to deny that this same group did plenty of business with the communists, before and

Chiang Kai-shek and his biggest supporter, Henry Luce. Luce, born in China in an elite Anglo-Saxon family, went to Oxford and Yale. Ended up in Skull & Bones and later in the Pilgrims Society. Founded Time with another S&B member in 1923, which was funded by J.P. Morgan men. In 1963, Luce bought the Zapruder Film for $150,000 and the exclusive rights to the story of Oswald's wife. He married an intelligence-connected Dame of Malta who became an ambassador to the Vatican.


after 1945. The Carnegie and Rockefeller Foundations funding the Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) think tank from 1925 to 1961 is one example of these people keeping the door open to the communist world. Gary Allen and especially Antony Sutton have documented the Red trade in great detail. Ford built vehicle-plants in the USSR as early as 1929 and was later followed by Fiat (Agnelli). Chase Manhattan was financing many project over there, as were hundreds of smaller corporations. In 1957, Lord Bertrand Russell (3rd Earl Russell; Part of an elite family although he often opposed Round Table members as the Cecils or Amerys; Member of the Cambridge Apostles, which was filled with gay MI5 and MI6 (KGB) agents. Among the members were Lord Victor Rothschild (father of today's Jacob Rothschild), Aldous Huxley (wrote 'Brave New World'), John Maynard Keynes (famous economist; close friend of CFR chairman, J.P. Morgan chairman, and Pilgrims Society member Russell C. Leffingwell), and the famous 'Cambridge spies')) and Cyrus Eaton Sr. (a John D. Rockefeller protege) were 2 of the primary founders of the Pugwash Conferences, which tried to reduce tensions between the communists and the West (37). Aristotle Onassis (a Greek 1001 Club family) was one of the persons who initially proposed that the first meeting could be held at one of his estates. In 1960, David Rockefeller was among the primary founders of the Dartmouth Conferences, which aimed at preventing nuclear conflict

with the Soviets (38). In 1967, at the height of the Vietnam War, the Rockefeller's International Basic Economic Corporation (IBEC) and Cyrus Eaton Jr. (his father was a Rockefeller protege and co-founder of the Pugwash Conferences ) publicly established a joint venture to invest around the world, including the Soviet Union. The press release even mentioned that these two were busy making it easier for the Soviets to obtain US patents. IBEC, the Rockefeller company, was headed by Richard S. Aldrich, a cousin of the Rockefellers and part of a Pilgrims Society family that also co-founded the Federal Reserve (39). Two years later, in October 1969, N.M Rothschild & Sons announced that they were about to conclude a joint venture of their own with IBEC, again to invest around the world, although no specifics were given this time (40). At the 1972 Dartmouth Conference it was proposed to establish a US-USSR trade organization, which soon developed in the secretive US-USSR Trade and Economic Council, organized by top-globalist George Shultz (41) (Family on his mother's side has a long working relationship with the Rockefellers and his grandmother donated the Charles Pratt House to the CFR in 1945; Part of the Princeton "special boys" crowd of Cap & Gown and a really good friend of George Griggs, according to Kay Griggs; supposedly hooked up with a Tavistock (established by a Rockefeller Foundation grant in 1946) psychologist at MIT, Kurt Lewin; president and director of Bechtel; National Security Planning Group; today's chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase's International Council; One of the most important Zionist-republicans of the past 30 years; attended at least some Pilgrims Society meetings in the 1980s). Then finally, in 1972, the first SALT treaty was signed, making Henry Kissinger, a Rockefeller protege and Rothschild friend, an international hero for accomplishing the first (public) breakthrough in US-Soviet relations.

Whatever covertly happened between the globalist movement and China before the early 1970s, from this time on Henry Kissinger started conferring with Zhou Enlai, still China's

prime minister and usually seen as less radical than Mao himself. Kissinger made two secret trips to China in 1971 to lay the ground work for Nixon's 1972 public visit. In the following years, Kissinger made subsequent secret trips to China to make sensitive intelligence exchanges. Robert C. McFarlane (Marine Corps colonel; said to be a good friend of George Griggs, according to Kay Griggs; CFR; National Security Adviser; chair National Security Planning Group; advisor Zionist Washington Institute for Near East Policy; vice-chair and co-founder America-China Society; director of Aegis Defence Services, a London-based mercenary company with large contracts in Iraq which is headed by Lord Peter Inge (Privy Council; Knight of the Garter; Pilgrims Society) and an SAS/MI6 officer) was among those who went with him, in his case between 1973 and 1976. The National Council for US-China Trade was established in May 1973 (42), the same month in which Chase Manhattan Bank opened a Moscow office at 1 Karl Marx Square (43). This was also the first year that the secretive US-USSR Trade and Economic Council meetings were going on; its Overseas Development Council at one point chaired by David Rockefeller


David Rockefeller meets Zhou Enlai almost 30 years after Baron Robert Rothschild left Zhou behind. The picture was probably taken in June 1973. Earlier, in the 1964-1965 period, David had met with Khrushchev and Brezhnev. At these meetings it was agreed to increase trade between the US and USSR, which led to the 1967 Rockefeller-Eaton joint venture, followed in 1969 by a deal with the Rothschilds. In 1973, the secretive US-USSR Trade and Economic Council was established, just as the National Council for US-China Trade.

(according to his digital Who's Who). The US-China Council served as an unofficial discussion board between the Chinese government and the CEOs of the US and has been instrumental in opening up formal relations with China in the 1978-1979 period. David Rockefeller is known to have met with Zhou at least once in June of 1973 (44).




It has been claimed that Maurice Strong (Rockefeller-Edmund de Rothschild protege) was responsible for Kissinger's initial visit, because one of his (supposed) cousins, Anna Louise Strong (above, mid) had such a close relationship with the communist governments of China and Russia (45). As a writer and journalist she alternately lived and worked in the US, Europe, the USSR (whom she praised), and China. This picture is from the 1960s and can be seen at Wikipedia. Israel Epstein (first left; Jewish writer from Poland; emigrated to China), Frank Coe (second right; co-founder United Nations, IMF, and Morgenthau plan (named after a Pilgrim); surrounded in his life by Carnegie-Rockefeller sponsored pro-communist IPR officials; emigrated to China), and Solomon Adler (British Jew who went to work for the US Treasury, went back to the UK, and subsequently emigrated to China). Frank Coe and Solomon Adler were responsible for the hyperinflation in the aftermath of WWII which was a primary cause for Chiang's loss to the Communists. What was it again that Disraeli said in his 19th century novel Coningsby? According to the Rothschilds, "Lionel and his wife Charlotte appear to have been the inspiration for certain characters in his three novels Coningsby..." (9) Novels aren't always fiction.


Zhou and Mao died in 1976 and in the end Zhou's protege, Deng Xiaoping, became the number one man in China. In 1978, he publicly opened up the diplomatic and economic

relations with the West. Direct foreign investments in the Chinese economy were now allowed and in reaction the National Council for US-China Trade was reorganized into the US-China Business Council in 1979. The initial meeting of this Council, hosted by the State Department at the Dean Acheson (Sr. was a Pilgrims Society member and accused by McCarthy of being one the most dangerous communists of the time; Jr. was a member of Skull & Bones 1943) Auditorium was chaired by Michael Blumenthal (CFR; co-founder


Kissinger and Zemin at the American-China Society, March 19, 2001.

Trilateral Commission; Bilderberg) and Cyrus Vance (raised by the Rockefeller trustee, Pilgrims Society

member, co-CFR founder, 1932 FDR coup sponsor John W. Davis; Pilgrims Society member himself; co-founder

Kissinger and Rongji at the American-China Society, March 16, 2001.


NASA; vice-chair CFR; chair Rockefeller Foundation; chair US Ditchley; chair Japan Society; chair NY Fed; and a Bilderberg attendee). Ironically, David Rockefeller was late at this meeting and had to sit on the floor in an aisle (46). Later on, in 1987, Henry Kissinger, Cyrus Vance, and Robert McFarlane were involved in the creation of the America-China Society (47), another private discussion group that works closely with the Asia Society (Founded by John D. Rockefeller III), the Committee of 100, the US- China Policy Foundation (co-founded by a person who went to China with Kissinger in 1971), the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (Maurice R. Greenberg and Lee Hamilton

are among the vice-chairs; Gerald Ford, David Gergen, Henry Kissinger, and Robert McNamara are among the directors), the China Reform Forum (George Soros is a visiting fellow at the moment), the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, and other similar organizations. At least until 2001, Kissinger served as chair of the America-China society while McFarlane and Vance served as vice-chairs. Some changes to the institute were made in the 2001-2002 period, but because it's so low profile it's hard to tell what exactly has been done to it.

After China publicly opened its doors in the late 1970s, the Canadian globalists immediately moved in also. In 1978, Maurice Strong (Rockefeller-Rothschild protege and later Privy Councilor) and Paul Desmarais Sr. (Power Corp owner, Chase international council member, and later Privy Councilor) established the Canada-China Business Council. Anno 2005, Desmarais Sr. is the honorary president of this council while his son Andre is the honorary chairman. As mentioned earlier, Andre is also one of today's HKSAR advisors, like Volcker (mentioned earlier; Rockefeller-Rothschild protege), Greenberg (mentioned earlier; Kissinger associate), Sutherland (mentioned earlier; one of the most influential British globalists; Pilgrims Society), and formerly Murdoch (mentioned earlier; Jacob Rothschild associate). Andre, like Paul Sr. once, also sits on J.P. Morgan Chase's International Council.

Both the Canadian and American globalists have close connections to the China International Trade and Investment Company (CITIC), which, according to the 1999 Cox Report on Chinese Espionage is "the most powerful and visible PRC [Chinese government]-controlled conglomerate." (48) CITIC is a holding company of about 40 to 45 corporations specializing in categories such as construction, the automobile industry, the machine tool industry, technology, banking, real estate, publishing, and TV networks. Like other companies, the leadership reports directly to the Chinese ruling party.

CITIC was founded in 1979 by Rong Yiren (Elected vice president of the People's Republic of China in 1993) after Deng Xiaoping opened up the economy. Rong Yiren, as expected, turns out to be a close associate of the Rockefellers since day one. From the Wilderness quoting Michel Chossudovsky (49):

"The 1979 visit of Deng Xiaoping to the US was followed in June 1980 by the equally significant encounter in Wall Street of Rong Yiren, chairman of CITIC, and David Rockefeller. The meeting, held in the penthouse of the Chase Manhattan Bank complex, was attended by senior executives of close to 300 major US corporations. A major agreement was reached between Chase, CITIC, and the Bank of China, involving the exchange of specialists and technical personnel to "identify and define those areas of the Chinese economy most susceptible to American technology and capital infusion."

Another person who was involved in setting up CITIC was the Chinese/Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka Shing, who is reported to have done this with business partners Robert

CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou (Canton City). I don't know about you, but it looks pretty scary to me.


Kwok and Henry Fok, two (supposed) leading members of the triad mafia. They remained partners over the years and in 1997 members of the Kwok family, Fok family, Li Ka Shing, Commerce Secretary William M. Daley (CFR; later chair of Al Gore's presidential campaign; later Midwest chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank One Corp.; vice chair National Committee on U.S.-China Relations next to Maurice Greenberg and Lee Hamilton), and others were having a private meeting on board of the Monkey's Uncle, a

boat owned by one of the largest investment banks in the world, Goldman Sachs (50). Li, a close business associate of Jay Rockefeller (51), is chairman of Cheung Kong Holdings and Hutchison Whampoa. The latter company has two 25 year leases on the harbors at both ends of the Panama Canal (it does not control the canal as a whole). Li became a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire and a Commander in the Leopold Order of Belgium. Among many other business ventures and rumors about Chinese intelligence, drug trafficking, and illegal arms sales, Li owns the China Overseas Shipping Company (COSCO), which counted among its advisors Peter Kwok (of the triad gang who are business partners of Richard Blum and Senator Dianne Feinstein. Feinstein is an AIPAC insider, favors a national ID card, has visited the Trilateral Commission and Bilderberg, and is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee under Jay Rockefeller) and Alexander Haig [update: Pilgrims Society executive since 1983]. In 1996 it was caught shipping 2000 AK-47s to Los Angeles street gangs, the largest seizure of smuggled automatic weapons in US history (52). The shipment came from the Poly Group, a Chinese governent & army run arms manufacturer that sells anything from machine guns to weapons of mass destruction to countries a lot of people in the West aren't happy with. Both CITIC and the Poly Group were headed by Wang Jun at the time (CITIC still is), the son of one of the Eight Immortals of communist China, Wang Zhen. Zhen was a Deng-supporting former president of the Communist Party and a vice-chairman of the Central Advisory Commission of China. All these companies are directly controlled by the Chinese government. But who controls the Chinese government?

Larry Yung is today's head of CITIC Pacific of Hong Kong and a director of the overall Chinese CITIC Group. He is the son of the main founder and first chairman of CITIC, the earlier mentioned Rockefeller-associate Rong Yiren. In 1999, Andre Desmarais (the HKSAR advisor, J.P. Morgan Chase advisor, son of a Privy Councilor, and the honorary chair of the Canada-China Business Council) received the rare privilege to buy a 4.2% stake in CITIC Pacific and subsequently became a director of the company. Since then, his family's Power Corporation has received generous access to the Chinese market.

As expected, Rockefeller-Rothschild associate Kissinger was also involved with this Chinese conglomerate. His consultancy firm, Kissinger Associates, set up the China Ventures fund with CITIC in 1989, which would be in the same year that he defended the Tiananmen Square massacre, arguing against sanctions being placed on China (53). Four months later, Alexander Haig - bio - , founder of the even more low-profile Worldwide Associates, a good friend of Sun Myung Moon, and another notorious early investor in China, decided as the only American to join the Tiananmen festivities when the People's Republic was celebrating its 40th anniversary. Kissinger, later, in 1997, became the central advisor to the Business Coalition for US-China Trade, a group of about a 1000 leading companies willing to invest in China (54). This China Lobby was primarily responsible for China joining the WTO in December 2001. The World Trade Organization itself is largely controlled by the LOTIS committee and the British Invisibles (who's president is the Duke of Kent, a member of the Pilgrims Society and head of the United Grand Lodge).

Democrats or republicans doesn't really matter anymore these days as hundreds of large corporations are investing in China. Among them are Power Corporation, Entergy,

Halliburton, Bechtel, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Loral Space Communications, Walt Disney, Wal Mart, Philip Morris, and others. The democrats generally get the blame for having communist sympathies, but it shouldn't be overlooked that Clinton's closest supporters were people like Jay Rockefeller (John D. IV; roommate of Karim Aga Khan at Harvard (British-Zionist agent); vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence; visited China many times; supported the Iraq war; does everything he can to extent and make permanent the Patriot Act provisions; one of the strongest advocates for comprehensive health care reform; PPI (new democrat) Task Force member; accused of leaking a "black ops" CIA spy satellite program in 2005), Evelyn de Rothschild, Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Vernon Jordan (primary DLC funder; CFR; Trilateral Commission; Sun Valley Meetings; permanent


What's that thing on his head? John D. "Jay" Rockefeller IV. Son of John D. III who died in 1978. Business partner of Li Ka Shing, who is "a strong believer in synergy," and once invited by Clinton on a trip to China. The Clintons are very close to the Rothschild family.

Bilderberger; Lazard managing director; advisor to Barrick Gold and director of many other corporations; did everything he could to save Clinton from the Lewinsky Affair; appointed to the 1000 Points of Light Foundation after George W. Bush signed the Unity of Spirit Act after 9/11; close buddy of Evelyn de Rothschild and the Clintons), and Frank Biondi (big media guy; hosted a bunch of fundraisings for the Clintons at his Vineyard house; Sun Valley Meetings; counted Evelyn de Rothschild and Lynn Forester de Rothschild among his guests in 2005). The early China-trading democrat-supporting Zionists Robert S. Strauss, Bernard L. Schwartz (chair Loral), Dianne Feinstein, and Ron Brown are also part of this group. Henry Kissinger and especially David Rockefeller, who were the initiators of the whole China program (not Clinton), show that we are not dealing with a standard democrat crowd here. It's rather obvious we're looking at the relatively subtle Zionist United Nations-WWF crowd, in contrast to the Zionist neoconservative faction.

To expand on Clinton's connections with the above people: In 1998, the Clintons invited Li Ka Shing's business partner, Jay Rockefeller, to China (55). Both are anything but strangers over there. Clinton has spent Christmas Eve at the Martha's Vineyard house of the Jordans and often went there to do some fund raising. In 1998, Jordan did everything he could to diminish the impact of the Lewinsky Affair. Even after Clinton was out of office, in late August 2004, he and his wife Hillary, Evelyn de Rothschild, Vernon Jordan, and Prince Andrew were all hanging out at the Vineyard at their very own "Anyone but Bush" party. Rothschild and Jordan were jointly celebrating their birthdays that day (56). Earlier, in November 2000, two years after Kissinger had introduced the two to each other at Bilderberg, Evelyn and Lynn got married in London. After the wedding they seemingly flew to the US, since they were having diner with Senator Moynihan (worked for Averell Harriman in the 1950s; important United Nations official in the 1970s; important DLC operative; chairman of the 1997 Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy, which shed a little bit of light on the inner workings of the Black and Deep Black Programs, the latter officially known as Unacknowledged Special Access Programs) and the Clintons the very next day (57). According to EIR, the Clintons invited the married couple to spend their wedding night at the White House. In 2000, Evelyn clandestinely financed the creation of the Policy Network, a "super think tank" that coordinates between the Democratic Leadership Council and Labour’s inner circle (58). At the same time, Rothschild's wife is among the biggest supporters of the New Democrats in the US, just as Bernard L. Schwartz, Robert S. Strauss, and Frank Biondi.

Back to China. Both democrats and republicans tend to ignore the issue, but these days a growing number of people start to express their worries about China's military and economic expansion. Already in 1999, the Cox Investigation reported (59):

"...[there is] certainly a long-term strategy on the part of Beijing to gain control of the world's key strategic chokepoints... Everywhere in the Pacific when the U.S. withdraws or is negligent militarily, politically, the Communist Chinese move in... Communist Chinese bases have been established in Burma; the South China Sea... Paracel Islands; the Straits of Malacca... the Spratly Islands; the central Pacific... Tarawa; and the coast of Hawaii. [and the Panama Canal in Central-America]"

"Growing commercial prowess controlling ports in Vancouver, Canada, and in the Caribbean, China recently completed military/ intelligence agreements with Cuba to build communications-intelligence facilities... the Chinese are stepping up their military-to-military relationships with South American nations [Venezuela; Columbia; Brazil]."

If it were possible to consider China a nation friendly to the United States it might be understood why both the Clinton and Bush Administration haven't undertaken any action. Unfortunately, the Cox Report made it clear that this viewpoint is not realistic (60):

"The People's Republic of China (PRC) has stolen design information on the United States' most advanced thermonuclear weapons... In a single 1996-1997 operation, the Los Angeles office of the U.S. Customs service seized over $36 million in excess military property that was being shipped overseas illegally... 37 inertial navigation systems for the U.S. F-117 [Night Hawk - Stealth aircraft] and FB-111 aircraft... Thousands of computers and computer disks containing classified Top Secret and higher information... Patriot missile parts... 500 electron tubes used in the U.S. F-14 fighter... Tank and howitzer parts... 26,000 encryption devices... For example, a multi-axis machine tool profiler, designed to build wing spans for the U.S. F-14 fighter, originally cost over $3 million but was purchased by the PRC for under $25,000... night-vision technology... In 1996, Hong Kong Customs officials intercepted air-to-air missile parts being shipped by [CITIC]... "

All in all, the Cox Investigation and reporters like Charles R. Smith (61) have delivered more than enough evidence that China is continually expanding its presence around and within the United States while seemingly no one within the US government is paying serious attention to it. Advanced sensitive technology was illegally shipped to China with full or partial knowledge of the Clinton administration. Examples that have been mentioned are supercomputers, satellite and ICBM missile technology, radiation-hardened computer chips; basically anything besides complete military hardware. The latter, of course, was sent the other way around, to US street gangs. A great deal, isn't it?

Like mentioned before, blaming it on the democrats seems a little too simplistic though and the globalist group is probably a better choice. It's not really like the republicans are doing a whole lot about the China problem either. In fact, the Carlyle Group, which has employed George H.W. Bush, has also started to invest in China (62) while Neil Bush has fired up his own China ventures in recent years. The Bushes have very long-standing political and business ties to China. George H.W. Bush was US ambassador to China from 1974 to 1976, during a time when David Rockefeller and Henry Kissinger were busy with the initial opening up of China. Prescott Bush Jr., brother of George H.W. Walker, started investing in Shanghai and mainland China during the 1980s and became good friends with Jiang Zemin, president of China from 1993 to 2003. Neil Bush now continues his uncle's legacy, as he went in business with Jiang Mianheng, the son of Jiang Zemin. Just as Haig, Prescott was criticized for meeting with Chinese leaders only months after the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. In that same year, his ties to a company called Asset Management were investigated, which was reportedly the only corporation that was able to circumvent sanctions and import communications satellites into China (remember the earlier mentioned Loral). When Asset Management went broke in that same year, a bailout was arranged by a Japanese investment firm, West Tsusho, which was being investigated for alleged ties to organized crime (63). Ironically, on April 12, 1992, a New York Times article detailing some of this trade, started out with (64): "... the White House is also preparing for the likelihood of attacks from Democrats over business dealings that have involved several of President Bush's relatives." Within several years the conservatives would be accusing the "communist democrats" of similar behaviour.

The Bushes aren't a very good example here, but who can really blame anyone from doing (legal ethical) business in China? A businessman just goes where the money is while at the same time the one billion plus Chinese people are likely to create an increasingly free and open society with these investments (not knowing what makes the world go round is a different thing). It's the government's task to decide whether or not restrictions are put on free trade, in this case because of a threat to national and international security. And more importantly, they need to enforce these regulations. This is just a theory, of course, because what isn't mentioned is that the elected governments are largely steered by a permanent transnational privately funded body consisting of several thousand international 'members'. These members are a combination of highest level businessmen, lawyers, politicians, justice department officials, scientists, military officers, and intelligence officers. As you can see in this article, the most important of these people meet at organizations like the Pilgrims Society, the 1001 Club, Le Cercle, Ditchley, the Trilateral Commission, and many other national-regional groups like the CFR, RIIA, the Bohemian Grove, the Business Roundtable, their European counterparts, and dozens of other privately funded national think tanks. This group has been getting increasingly organized over the 20th century, but has always centered around the international banking houses. If you paid attention to the small details in this article you should have noticed how a small clique of the most influential globalists, besides virtually always having close ties to the Rockefeller-Kissinger-Rothschild triumvirate, all are connected to a major bank: Rothschild, Lazard, Morgan Chase, UBS Warburg, Goldman Sachs, Société Générale (today controlled by Power Corp and the Charleroi Group), etc. BNP Paribas, Barclays, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, and the small Allen & Co. are a few other well known banks that play an important role in this network.

On a smaller scale

Smaller local private institutes tie into the exact same network as described above and are often visibly controlled by a banking house. A few examples from the international affairs institutes:

  • The CFR is chaired by Peter G. Peterson, a long time friend and business partner of Henry Kissinger, Maurice R. Greenberg, and David Rockefeller. Besides a director of Rockefeller Center Properties, he has been chairman of the NY Federal Reserve, chairman of Lehman Brothers, and founder and chairman of The Blackstone Group, today a leading global investment and advisory group allied with Kissinger Associates and AIG. If Peterson is not a Pilgrims Society member [update: he is], he would be the only chair of the CFR and probably the only chair of the NY Fed who wouldn't have been one. Peterson has been described as a close associate of General Richard G. Stilwell, who has attended Le Cercle and has been head of a worldwide anti-communist/socialist covert warfare program. Stilwell has also been credited with co- authoring Operation Mongoose and Operation Northwoods.

  • The Chicago CFR (CCFR) is a sister organization of the New York-based CFR. At the moment, the chairman of the Chicago CFR is the multibillionaire banker and industrialist Lester Crown. Lester controls the family holdings, including large stakes in Maytag and Bank One, which is part of J.P. Morgan Chase since 2004. In 2000, Crown and Jerry I. Speyer (chair Tishman Speyer, located in Rockefeller Center; CFR; vice chair of the NY Fed; vice chair of the Rockefeller's Museum of Modern Art; chair of the Rockefeller's New York Partnership; director RAND) bought the shares of Rockefeller Center from their partners David Rockefeller, Goldman Sachs, the Agnelli family (1001 Club; Bilderberg; Chase; ERT), and Stavros Niarchos (1001 Club; Onassis family) (65). Crown is also a member of the CFR, vice-chairman of the Aspen Institute, and vice-chairman of the (Chaim) Weizmann Institute of Science.

  • Today's chair of Chatham House (Royal Institute for International Affairs) is Dr. DeAnne Julius, a director of British Petroleum and the banking and insurance giant Lloyds TSB. She was a founding member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England from 1997 to 2000 and served on the Court of the Bank of England from 2001 to 2004. In addition, Chatham House has three presidents, all Privy Councilors. One of them, Lord Hurd of Westwell, was chairman of the British Invisibles, a group that represents most of the banking houses and multinationals of London. The controversial freemason and Pilgrims Society member Lord Robertson is another president of RIIA. He is a governor of the Ditchley Foundation and visited Bilderberg in 1998 and 2001.

  • The Institute of Jewish Affairs, now the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, is closely affiliated with the RIIA and was headed by Lord Jacob Rothschild from 1992 to 2002. He's is very influential, a close associate of Kissinger, but hardly shows his face in public. His full bio is available in this article.

  • Chairman of the Canadian Council on Foreign Relations is Roy MacLaren. This person went to Bilderberg in 1994 & 1999, is a member of the Trilateral Commission, a governor of the Ditchley Foundation, a member of Canada's Privy Council, and a director of Deutsche Bank, Canada.

  • From 1999 until his death in 2005, the German Institute of International Affairs was headed by Baron Alfred von Oppenheim (a family that has intermarried with the Warburgs in the past) of the private banking firm Sal Oppenheim & Cie. This person, identified as a governor of the Atlantic Institute of International Affairs in 1987, was also a long time leading figure of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Cologne, the Franco-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce. Other globalist institutions in Germany were founded and headed by the same kind of individuals: The American Council on Germany was founded in 1952 by John J. McCloy (recruited by S&B and Pilgrims Society member Henry L. Stimson, who in his turn was recruited by Pilgrims Society member Elihu Root; McCloy is a Pilgrims Society member himself; released Fritz Thyssen, Hjalmar Schacht, Friedrich Flick, and Alfred Krupp after WWII; president World Bank; chair Chase National Bank; chair CFR; Bilderberg; governor Atlantic Institute for International Affairs; chair Ford Foundation; member Warren Commission) and Eric M. Warburg (son of Max Warburg who remained in Germany until 1938). This Warburg family member also created Atlantik-Brücke that same year, a private forum between US and German representatives that organizes biennial meetings which are off-limits to outsiders. Today it has the blessing of George H.W. Bush, is chaired by an intelligence-connected Thyssen arms dealer - bio - who was part of Kohl's inner circle, and its treasurer is Max Warburg.

  • Many of the Belgian private institutes, including the Royal Institute for International Relations and Friends of Europe, are founded and headed by Davignon and his cronies; the Lippens, Solvays, Boëls, and Janssens. Three generations of Lamberts used to be important Rothschild agents in Belgium who owned Groupe Bruxelles Lambert. I don't know the Lambert's influence on this important financial group today, which is jointly owned by the Desmarais and Frère families, but Baron Philippe Lambert is a board member of the RIT Capital Partners (RIT stands for Rothschild Investment Trust) since 1988. All of these people have visited a combination of the CFR; ERT, Bilderberg, the Trilateral Commission, and most other European institutions. The Davignon group heads some of the Belgian counterparts to Dutch-owned banks as ING & Fortis, which I don't have that much information about.

  • The head of the Dutch Institute of International Relations (Clingendael), which is many times smaller than the British and American versions, is Henri "Hans" van den Broek. Broek went to Bilderberg in 1986, 1988, and 1995. In 1998, his daughter, Marilène van den Broek, became the wife of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau (his mother was a daughter of 1001 Club and Bilderberg chairman Prince Bernhard and a sister of Queen Beatrix). After this marriage he subsequently became chairman of the Dutch Carnegie Foundation in 1999 and head of Clingendael in 2000. In 2005, he became an Honorary Minister of State, what makes him an advisor to the Queen. Research in the Netherlands about this alternative network seems to be more or less dead. The influence of the Dutch Privy Council, the 'Raad van State', would make a good start though. It is a body of the most senior and trusted politicians that advises on all the new legislation before other parts of the government generally take a look at it.

Besides funding all the universities in the US and Southern Africa and having its own Foreign Policy think tank, the Carnegie Network is of course also represented in the academic world of the local international affairs institutes. Besides Hans van den Broek, without specifically looking for it, I bumped into Richard N. Haass (Rhodes Scholar; Carnegie associate; president CFR; director Brookings Institution; Bilderberg 2003 & 2005; Trilateral Commission); Warren Christopher (former vice-chair of the CFR; Pilgrims Society; chair Carnegie Corporation of New York); and Thierry de Montbrial (member Advisory Council of the Carnegie Moscow Center; founder of the French Institute of International Affairs (IFRI); permanent member of Bilderberg for about 30 years; Trilateral Commission; CFR; wrote 'For a New World Economic Order' in the CFR's Foreign Affairs in 1975; member of a small consultancy board to the WTO with the earlier mentioned Peter Sutherland chairing it; member International Advisory Board of Lafarge; member Advisory Council of Stanford's FSI International, together with Paul Volcker, George Shultz, Steven Bechtel, Helmut Schmidt, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, Lee Kuan Yew, etc.) The Pilgrims, who represent the vast majority of all the globalist institutes, are loaded with Carnegie scholars, trustees, and presidents.

A theory: the 'greater good'

We still aren't done yet, but maybe you already noticed how all these people tie into the network that was made a sketch of at the beginning of this article. Even though today's membership lists are far from complete, it has been shown that most heads of the local globalist institutions are regular members of the multinational globalist organizations. The most important of these multinational institutes we know of are Bilderberg, the Trilateral

Commission, the ERT, Ditchley, the Pilgrims Society, the 1001 Club, and Le Cercle. Put together, all the members of these institutes are the West's permanent government; the aristocracy of our individual democracies if you will. This aristocracy acts like a miniature version of planet earth in which the members work out differences among each other while the internal problems do not get discussed (directly) outside the small circle of maybe a few thousand.

Are we really talking about something unusual when a group of businessmen is accused of lobbying congress or government directly? Or if government officials have a conflict of interest? Is this really so spectacular? No, of course not. When someone investigates the globalist group he will soon realize that conflicts of interest are the norm, not the exception, and to say that these people are lobbying government officials is a bit of an understatement. The two merged a long time ago and most high level politicians move in and out of the private sector in between


government jobs. Already in 1913, Woodrow Wilson wrote (66):

"... If the government is to tell big business men how to run their business, then don't you see that big business men have to get closer to the government even than they are now? Don't you see that they must capture the government, in order not to be restrained too much by it? Must capture the government? They have already captured it."

There's this famous quote that goes like, "Countries do not have friends. They only have interests." Over time it has been attributed to John Dulles, De Gaulle, Kissinger, Rumsfeld, and probably dozens more. This simple truth, which every statesman and globalist insider has heard of (and probably repeated), tells us that the ordinary 'peasant,' who's living outside the Acropolis so to speak, is being lied to on a continuous basis, simply because this is the only reason that is never given. The best example these days is the recent Iraq War; First it's about Saddam's ties to Arab terrorists, then it's about WMD, and finally, in desperation, the line is added that Saddam is just an evil dictator and the Iraqi people are better of without him. General Hermann Goering probably gave us one the best explanations ever why the common citizen is being lied to (67):

"Why of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally the common people don't want war: neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country."

Amazing statement and like Goering said, it has nothing to do with the political systems of the countries we live in (even though some are much more comfortable than others). Have you ever noticed that the political opposition (ignoring the smallest parties who always have a shortage of money and media exposure) in cases of war seldom point to conflicts of interest or that the real reason behind a war is strategic and economical gain (or continuity)? The reason behind that seems to be that all these parties are part of the same globalist aristocratic faction, just as the heads of the media. But the difference seems to be that the opposition has a different take on the conflict; They might be more strongly connected to other business (or other) interests that do not particularly benefit from the conflict at hand. Or they have the same interests, but do not agree with the method used, war in this case.

Today's Israeli-Iranian conflict might be a good example. Netanyahu of the Likud party is very supportive of a pre-emptive bombing campaign to Iran's nuclear reactors, while Sharon, now out of the picture because of a stroke, was much more interested in diplomacy. The latter probably includes attempts to internally destabilize Iran. Both Sharon and Netanyahu are closely connected to some of the most influential globalist insiders like George Shultz and Henry Kissinger, whom they both meet frequently. Does this mean they are ordered to play a game of good cop, bad cop while at the same time they are meeting in some secret masonic lodge on the Moon to do secret handshakes, play poker, and get

Example of a secret masonic handshake


drunk? No, it doesn't. We really don't have to go there to explain why "everybody is in on it." It only means they had the desired basic mindset to be supported by a large enough portion of the international money group to make it to the top tiers of the elected government. Once there, once they have been carefully screened to make sure they are a reliable 'investment', these people can agree and disagree with other politicians as if this unofficial third party doesn't exist.

Even though the vast majority of these people haven't got the motivation, the means, or the knowledge to expose this network, they do have to abide to certain rules. One of these rules is that they always have to consider the overall opinion of the globalist group, because the lone politician will find that money starts flowing in his opponent's (or other nation's) pockets as soon as he starts making decisions a lot of people in this network don't like. Not to mention the pressure that will be put on this individual from all sides. Hugo Chavez of Venezuela is an example in which even the full range of the internal corporate media censored him, manipulated (rather shocking) news events, and ultimately played a major role in the failed April 2002 coup (68). The earlier mentioned Rockefeller associate Gustavo Cisneros played a major role in that event.

Another rule these overt leaders seem to abide by is that they do not allow any kind of attention to be focused on this organized international establishment, directly or indirectly.

Woodrow Wilson, such a smart and informed man, yet he couldn't prevent the Pilgrims Society members (only one is unconfirmed) from setting up the Federal Reserve. George Baker was the most obvious Morgan man. Senator Aldrich the Rockefeller representative. Warburg might have represented Rothschild. Senator Aldrich's closest ally in congress, Edward B. Vreeland, was a Pilgrim too, together with his brother.


The direct exposure is obvious. The indirect ways this network might be exposed are numerous. Too many accusations of conflicts of interest or corruption will lead to continuous (potentially very costly and unhealthy) retaliations, but more importantly, to an increasingly skeptical and investigative public that might even start to accept the existence of certain conspiracies. In turn this will lead to a gradual exposure of the ruling elite, like it already has to some degree. No one in the this group is going to benefit now and even the world order might dramatically shift in the end because it loses its power to covertly defend its mineral interests around the world. Therefore it is obvious that unwritten rules exist to settle things among each other while as little as possible is shared with the public. This will not always be possible though and after certain exposures a policy of damage control is enacted. Especially since the present Bush administration it seems that damage control has become more or less a continuous thing even though the internet also has a whole lot to do with that. I myself would probably not be writing this article if 9/11 never

happened or the internet wasn't available. So as you can see, one thing leads to the other. Conspiracy talk cannot be allowed, because it undermines the whole structure. Especially since the introduction of the internet.

In the book that was cited before, Woodrow Wilson also explained how already in his time there was an undefinable group which cut short any attempt to undermine its power. He calls it 'the monopoly' and seems to suggest that no single individual, however influential, has absolute power within this group or completely understands it (69):

"... if [a businessman] enters certain fields, there are organizations which will use means against him that will prevent his building up a business which they do not want to have built up; organizations that will see to it that the ground is cut from under him and the markets shut against him. For if he begins to sell to certain retail dealers, to any retail dealers, the monopoly will refuse to sell to those dealers, and those dealers, afraid, will not buy the new man's wares."

"... Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men's views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it."

The bottom line is that individual members of high society can basically express their minds the way they want to, simply because they already agree with the basic required

philosophies of the existing network. As long as they recognize their limits, the bankers, CEOs, media bosses, their political foes, and some of the most senior justice officials (their peers), will keep them from being prosecuted on all too severe charges, simply to defend the 'greater good'. If however an individual seriously violates the simple unwritten rules, the globalist network will drop him like a hot potato. Say goodbye to the cashflow, the (positive) media exposure, many of the influential friends you had, and in the end, your career.

The above theory might be useful for someone who


David Gergen starts to stutter as soon as he is asked about the Bohemian Grove by Alex Jones. That's one of the unwritten rules in action: 'Don't discuss these institutes with the peasants.'

wants to explain how many upper level politicians and businessmen can be "in the know" while none of them is speaking out about this structure. It's impossible to do without the consent of the media and certainly not without ruining your career and/or the career of your relatives. Besides that, people who will not go along with this network will be filtered out well before they can ever reach the senior positions in government or most multinationals. If a person doesn't have the preferred mindset no money will flow in his direction in the first place. It's important to understand that "in the know," at least in this case, only refers to people in top positions who are aware (and are willing to go along with it) that the political power of the West, as with all civilizations, is based on the covert defense of its economic interest. It's called realpolitik and there's really nothing exotic about it. And since we are the good guys who bring enlightenment to this planet, the end justifies the means.

Today's sustainable development movement

Of course, the above theory does ignore that there is a core group within the globalist movement which has almost singlehandedly organized the broader Western aristocracy over the last century. In the first half of the 20th century, this inner group mainly consisted of the Morgans, Vanderbilts, Rockefellers, Warburgs, and Rothschilds with also some

Just wrote down the names of some of the most important globalists mentioned in this article and started to draw lines whenever I found two people that had worked together as business partners or friends. Conclusion: Those that constituted the core of the globalist movement of the past 30 years or so are closely knit together. And remember, the available information is still far from complete. Besides Conrad Black, you can check the details in the biographies provided with this article.


Privy Council, Garter, Round Table, and Pilgrims families (like Cecil) playing an important role. After WWII, the Rockefellers, with a small army of their proteges, became the undisputed kings of globalism. It is this group of mercenaries that virtually shaped the second half of the 20th century as has been shown in this article and its appendixes. Kissinger, who is close to both the Rockefellers and the Rothschilds has been one of their most important political aides since the early 1950s.

But besides having an obvious political and economic agenda, both the Rockefellers and Rothschilds have also created the UN-affiliated sustainable development movement. Maurice Strong; Steven C. Rockefeller, the second son of Nelson A. Rockefeller; and even Laurance Rockefeller have added an additional new age touch to this movement.

In the 1960s and early 1970s, the Rothschilds, British royals, and Rockefellers fired up their sustainable development movement with the creation of the WWF, the Club of Rome,

the World Wilderness Conferences, and the WWF- affiliated 1001 Club. In 1983, the report 'Changing Climate' was released by the National Academy of Sciences, which sparked the first debate about a possible greenhouse effect, rising sea levels, and overall human-induced climate change. Chairman of the climate committee was William "Bill" A. Nierenberg (a Detlev Bronk (head Rockefeller University; Pilgrims Society) protege, CFR member, and JASON scholar), a Rockefeller frontman. Four years later, both David Rockefeller and Edmund de Rothschild were present at the Fourth World Wilderness Congress in Denver and Southern Colorado. Here Edmund de Rothschild was recorded talking about alternative energy, "manufacturing dry ice to maintain the polar caps," a second Marshall Plan (for the second world, China and Russia, and funded through the IMF, it is speculated), third world debt relief, and the creation of a World Conservation Bank which swaps debt for land (mp3). Maurice Strong introduced Rothschild at this conference as the founder of the conservation banking program (mp3). The year before, Strong and his wife had


October 25, 1996, David Rockefeller and supposed prophet Muhammed-descendant Karim Aga Khan (his nephew was a member of the 1001 Club, an important U.N. official, and equally well-connected) at the Hadrian Award Ceremony. Patricia Buckley (sister of William F. Buckley) and Cyrus Vance (the big Rockefeller guy) were chairs of the event. Michael David-Weill (owns Lazard) gave a speech praising Karim, just as David Rockefeller. At the meeting David mentioned that Jay Rockefeller was a roommate of Karim at Harvard. Lord Jacob Rothschild couldn't attend, but sent a note congratulating Karim with his award. The Aga Khans supposedly also trace their lineage to the ancient Zoroastrian Persian royals, some ruling Muslim houses in Egypt, and the Assassins (of Knights Templar fame). All of these people are big in the WWF-UN movement.

established the Manitou Foundation at their southern Colorado Baca Ranch, which was bought from the earlier mentioned Adnan Khashoggi and became a highly interesting new age center. In the mid 1990s, the Conservation Fund, with the generous support of Laurance Rockefeller, conducted extensive mountain research around the Baca and

July 2005, 18 years after Edmund de Rothschild's words, the international Live 8 event pushes the G8 to drop third world debt and to negotiate for fairer trade rules. Lynn Forester de Rothschild personally managed to get US television to show the event after they had bailed out. In the process she directly lobbies the White House. (78)


established the Manitou Habitat Conservation Plan (70). Several years later, in 1997, Maurice Strong and Mikhael Gorbachev would set up the Earth Charter Drafting Commission with Steven C. Rockefeller who would head the institute until 2000 when the Earth Charter was formally launched. This was done at the Peace Palace in the presence of Queen Beatrix (daughter of Bilderberg Bernhard who was also involved in creating the WWF and the 1001 Club). The palace was built in 1913 by Andrew Carnegie, is the location of the Carnegie Foundation in The Netherlands, and is headed by the earlier mentioned Bilderberger, Hans van den Broek.

The dark side of the sustainable development movement

George Hunt, a business consultant, was present at the earlier mentioned 1987 Fourth World Wilderness Congress as a member of the staff. He initially wanted to buy a ticket,

George Hunt, 1992


but this proved to be much too expensive ($650). At the conference he noticed it had very little to do with the conventional environment movement and was surprised to see people like Maurice Strong (1001 Club), Edmund de Rothschild (Pilgrims Society), David Rockefeller (Pilgrims Society), and James A. Baker (Pilgrims Society; Cap & Gown; trustee American Institute for Contemporary German Studies; Atlantic Council of the United States; National Security Planning Group; Bohemian Grove; CFR; Carlyle; advisor George W. Bush in his 2000 election). In his two

videos, produced in 1989 and 1992, he plays audio recordings of several of the 1987 speakers, including Maurice Strong and Edmund de Rothschild (71). There's not really a reason to label these recordings as fakes and denounce George Hunt as a fraud. In fact, Hunt could hardly have done a better job at presenting his evidence. However, some of the evidence this person has uncovered is so amazing, that most people will remain skeptical (like me), no matter how much evidence is presented. If what Hunt is claiming is true, then it confirms the overall picture that has been sketched in this article. First take a look at the following Fourth World Wilderness Conference (1987) statement from David Lang (spelling unknown; a Montreal banker, according to Hunt):

"I suggest therefore that this be sold not through a democratic process - that would take too long and devour far too much of the funds - to educate the cannon fodder, unfortunately, that populates the earth. We have to take almost an elitist program, [so] that we can see beyond our swollen bellies, and look to the future in timeframes and in results which are not easily understood, or which can be, with intellectual honesty, be reduced down to some kind of simplistic definition." [snobby emphasis on 'simplistic'] - mp3

There's more. In his 1992 video Hunt shows a document (72), obtained by a friend, which has been taken from a UN-affiliated public hearing held at Iowa State Capitol in Des

Moines on September 22, 1991. The last paragraph of this document reads:

"Therefore the following policy must be implemented... all nations [should] have quotas for reduction on a yearly basis... by military force, when required... Security Council has complete legal, military, and economic jurisdiction in any region in the world... take possession of all natural resources, including the watersheds and great forests, to be used and preserved for the good of the Major nations of the Security Council... the UN will explain that not all races and peoples are equal, nor should they be. Those races proven superior by superior


Hunt's document. It has a lot of similarities with the preferred methods of Prince Philip, who's mentioned in the document, to solve overpopulation. (79)

achievements ought to rule the lesser races, caring for them on sufferance that they cooperate with the Security Council."

This worldview is the same as some British imperialists used to daydream about, like Cecil Rhodes and his gang. Coincidentally, the paper contains references to both leaders of the Round Table and their respective wills and credos:

"We are the living sponsors of the great Cecil Rhodes will of 1877, in which Rhodes devoted his fortune to: ’the extension of British rule throughout the world... the colonization by British subjects of the entire Continent of Africa, the Holy Land, the Valley of the Euphrates, the islands of Cyprus and Candia, the whole of South America, the islands of the pacific not heretofore possessed by Great Britain the whole of the Malay archipelago, the seaboard of China and Japan, the ultimate recovery of the United States of America as an integral part of the British Empire...’

We stand with Lord Milner’s Credo. We too are ’British Race patriots’ and our patriotism is ’the speech, the tradition, the principles, the aspirations of the British Race.’ Do you fear to take this stand at the very last moment when this purpose can be realized? Do you not see that failure now is to be pulled down by the billions of Lilliputians of lesser race who care little or nothing for the Anglo-Saxon system?"

"This is the time to save the Anglo-Saxon race and it most glorious production: the Anglo-Saxon system of banking, insurance and trade."

So, as you can see, if this 1991 document is real, it means we have come full circle in this article. And you may not believe me, but this wasn't planned beforehand. Just as I didn't select the most important globalists by first looking into their Rockefeller-Rothschild connections. I selected them over time when filling in the biographies of the names that appeared in the different membership lists. A small minority stood out above the rest, but only when I expanded their bios to be included in this article, it turned out that not a few, but almost every single one traced his history back to the Rockefeller family and their Chase Manhattan Bank. That only reinforced a theory that has been going round for decades, of course.

But before we call it quits, let's make a few additional observations about the 1991 document. First of all, Hunt, unfortunately, doesn't provide any details about this meeting, like who sponsored it or who was attending. There's only one quickly accessible source that confirms this meeting ever took place. Dr. Burns H. Weston, Law professor (emeritus) at the University of Iowa, lists the following reference among his 'Invited Lectures, Papers and Other Public Appearances' (73):

"Proposals for International Legal Environmental Reforms (UNA Midwest Public Hearing on Environment and Development, State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa, September 22, 1991)"

That's the exact same meeting Hunt is talking about, because the date, location, and title all match. The UNA prefix isn't included in Hunt's document though, but my initial thought was that it stood for 'United Nations Association'. Coincidentally, the United Nations Association, amid numerous references to New World Orders and Iraq (like in the Hunt document), is mentioned several times on dr. Weston's website. In one case it reads (74):

"Proposals for International Legal and Institutional Environmental Policy Reforms, in Midwest Public Hearing on Environment and Development (United Nations Association-Iowa Division, October 1991)"


Update, November 2006: Turns out that UNA indeed stands for the United Nations Association. Nothing about the meeting seems to have been taken up by regional or national newspapers, but the OCLC Worldcat database lists the following details about a paper on the meeting George Hunt was talking about:

Preparing for Earth Summit '92
Iowa Division of United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA)

Author(s): Iowa Public Hearing Planning Committee; National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (Canada); United Nations Association in Iowa (USA)

Descriptor: Environmental protection. Natural resources -- Management. Economic development -- Environmental aspects. Ressources naturelles -- Gestion.

Note(s): Copy of the proceedings of the UNA Environment and Development Conference held in Des Moines on September 22, 1991. In preparation for the Earth Summit to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 1-12, 1992./ "Produced by the United Nations [Association] in Canada for dissemination across Canada"

1991 English Book [82] p. ; 28 cm
Entry: 19970922
Accession No: OCLC: 37663195

The aspects of the meeting mentioned by George Hunt - the Earth Summit; Canada's involvement; the combination of environment, national resources and banking - all match perfectly with this book or report. Unfortunately, it is not possible to access the report via the Worldcat database, so it needs to be ordered... from somewhere, sometime.

The mindset of these aristocratic individuals is nothing out of the ordinary. Look at their support for the apartheid system, or Franco, or Pinochet, as detailed in the articles on the 1001 Club and Le Cercle. These people worship the era of the Dutch- and British East-India Companies and the system of Crown-supported pirates like Sir Francis Drake, who looted the ships and ports of the Vatican-allied monarchies. Cecil Rhodes' British South Africa Company was a latter day resurrection of that, just as the more recent privatization of British foreign policy and special operations. No, it wouldn't be at all surprizing if Hunt's documents are real.


The United Nations Association, which is part of the World Federation of United Nations Associations, is a worldwide body that promotes the work of the regular United Nations by setting up education centers and study programs at the most important universities. The top echelons, as always, tie into the Anglo-American establishment. It was founded in 1944 under the name American Association for the United Nations (AAUN) which was merely a name change of the League of Nations Non-partisan Association (LNA). George W. Wickersham (director CFR 1921-1933; president CFR 1933-1936; Pilgrims Society; Law Partner of William Howard Taft) was one of the two official founders of the LNA, erected to push the United States into the League of Nations. In 1945, Nelson Rockefeller (Pilgrims Society; original patron Henry Kissinger; big intelligence insider) and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (Pilgrims Society) played important roles in the creation of the actual United Nations, the location of its headquarters, and even how these headquarters were designed (75). Chase Manhattan Bank would manage [at least many of] the different accounts of the UN programs and in 1969 John D. Rockefeller III chaired a United Nations Association-USA panel that was instrumental in creating the United Nations Population Fund (76). According to the archives of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the AAUN and the UNA-USA received grants from 1945 to 1961 and from 1963 to 1983, including additional funding for several specialized projects in the Americas and Japan. In 1999, the Business Council for the United Nations, originally founded in 1958, was incorporated within UNA-USA.

Besides one of the two founders, former chairmen of the UNA-USA that have been identified as Pilgrims Society members are Elliot L. Richardson (foreign policy advisor to Nelson

April 11, 2001. Kissinger, a person who is usually described as someone who doesn't have much influence anymore since the 1970s, is invited to speak at the UNA-USA. Lord Jacob Rothschild has decided to accompany him. Princess Firyal of Jordan is standing on the left while John C. Whitehead is standing behind Kissinger and Rothschild. This picture was published in a U.N. Business Council issue, which also reported about a November 1-2, 2001 meeting at the U.N. headquarters entitled 'The Net World Order: eBusiness & the Global Digital Divide.' Not that it really matters, but 'NWO' is a very common term in contrast to what some skeptics claim.


Rockefeller; law partner of John J. McCloy; director CFR; Bohemian Grove; freemason; involved with the NSA's PROMIS software), Cyrus Vance (mentioned earlier; big time Rockefeller guy and close associate of Kissinger) and John C. Whitehead (chair Goldman Sachs; chair Goldman Sachs Foundation; chair NY Fed; chair Asia Society; chair Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; chair Lower Manhattan Development Corporation; director Rockefeller University; CFR; visited the Trilateral Commission in the 1980s; frequent visitor of Bilderberg in the 1990s; Pilgrims vice-president and member of the executive committee). In 1998, John C. Whitehead got Rockefeller Brothers Fund trustee William H. Luers (also very close friend of Pilgrims Society member Richard Holbrooke) appointed as head of UNA-USA, a position this person still occupies anno 2006. Today's directors include the earlier mentioned Maurice R. Greenberg (mentioned earlier; Rockefeller-Kissinger associate), Lee H. Hamilton (member of the 1997 Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy, which shed a little bit of light on the inner workings of the Black and Deep Black Programs, the latter officially known as Unacknowledged Special Access Programs; CFR; Rotary International; Trilateral Commission; Brookings; Alfalfa; vice-chair 9/11 Commission) and people from Lazard, Warburg Pincus, Allen &

Company, and Boeing. It is interesting that William H. Draper III (CFR; Bohemian Grove camp Hill Billies; member and son of William H. Draper, Jr., formerly a big time Nazi trader who was a close associate of Averell Harriman, Prescott Bush (Sr.), and Fritz Thyssen) is also one of today's directors, because his Draper Fund is mentioned in Hunt's paper: "... The immediate reduction of world population, according to the mid-1970’s recommendations of the Draper Fund, must be immediately effected." Other known members of the Pilgrims Society that have been directors of UNA-USA in the past are William A. Hewitt (advisor Chase Manhattan Bank; US-USSR Trade & Economic Council; National Council for U.S.-China Trade; Carnegie Endowment; CFR; Trilateral Commission; Americas Society; Asia Society; Atlantic Institute for International Affairs), Arthur Hobson Dean (law partner John F. Dulles; director CFR; attended Bilderberg at least once in 1957; director Lazard Funds, Inc.; trustee Carnegie; trustee Japan Society), John E. Leslie (CFR; founded the American Austrian Foundation in 1984, together with Cyrus Vance, David Rockefeller, and George Ball), Paul A. Volcker (Rockefeller-Rothschild protege that has been mentioned earlier), and Robert V. Roosa (mentioned earlier; close David Rockefeller associate). The present chairman of the Pilgrims of Great Britain, Robert M. Worcester (advisor to two prime ministers; Trilateral Commission; governor English-Speaking Union; governor Ditchley Foundation; freeman City of London; trustee Magna Carta Trust; trustee Worldwide Fund for Nature; vice-president Royal Society for Nature Conservation/Wildlife Trusts; vice-president European Atlantic Group) has been named in his biography as a vice-president of UNA(-UK).

At this moment it's probably safe to draw the conclusion that the United Nations Association has been dominated by Rockefeller-connected Pilgrims Society members. So, if we assume for a minute that 'UNA' stands for the UN Association, the document that George Hunt has given us, in combination with the audio fragments, might now be a little bit less far-fetched. The document has an elitist professional look and feel to it; is written by someone with knowledge of high level politics and banking (it differs between the German and Anglo-Saxon version of banking); and has a certain "insiders" quality to it, in which statements are thrown around that would normally scream for clarification. Besides mentioning Prince Philip a few times and stating that Maurice Strong is "somebody who spent too much time at his wife’s New Age center," the document also seems to confirm that the (still Pan-Europa supporting) Vatican and some other parts of the world, even at the highest level, are not entirely on the same page as the Anglo-Saxons:

"... mounting opposition from Third World elements, certain forces in the Eastern European and Russian regions, and by the Vatican..."

[Update, November 2006: See the article on Le Cercle for more information on the Vatican-Paneuropa network, as opposed to the Anglo-American-Israel system.]

In the end, it remains hard to tell who exactly wrote this document, but Senator Gephardt (CFR; a continuously "flip-flopping" democrat; at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on August 2, 2001 he expressed concern about Bush's isolationist policies and his not signing of the Kyoto protocol; named as one of John Kerry's possible running mates in 2004) undoubtedly knows more. According to Hunt, and as he shows in his movie, Gephardt's telephone number appeared on the cover of this highly unusual document. Hunt left several messages at his office but was never called back.


By now, even if we ignore the last document, I think it's pretty safe to conclude that the whole Anglo-Saxon globalist conspiracy, good or bad, is not a myth, but proven fact. You be the judge on how organized this conspiracy is, but it's not normal that A) All of the most important globalists, even with incomplete membership lists, can be traced to only a handful of societies, especially The Pilgrims. B) That all of the important globalists can be traced to the Rockefeller-Kissinger-Rothschild triumvirate. C) That the influence of these organizations and people are seldom, if ever, mentioned by the mainstream news and has never been recorded in the history books. D) That everyone, at least in the West, is afraid of the word 'conspiracy' when the whole process of international relations seems to be one giant conspiracy, not to mention all the other areas that are being affected. E) That it absolutely cannot be explained, from a conventional point of view, how our free press and open society have not been able to detect this conspiracy any time sooner (actually, they still haven't). Whether this conspiracy is a good thing or bad thing really does not matter in this case.

Maybe you also noticed how our triumvirate is not only very well connected to finance and politics, but also to intelligence. During WWII, Kissinger was recruited into the US Army Counter Intelligence Corps by mystery man Fritz Kraemer. Kraemer became an important

Pentagon official who tutored people like General Vernon A. Walters (Fluent in 8 languages, including Russian and Chinese; aide to Averell Harriman and Kissinger; BOSS, South-African intelligence, supposedly attributed the JFK murder to him; deputy director CIA 1972-1976; SMOM; Founder of The 61, together with leading Cercle members Nicholas Elliott, Brian Crozier, and Vatican-Paneuropa agent Jean Violet; CFR), General Alexander Haig Jr. (Pilgrims Society executive), General Edward G. Lansdale (OSS; deputy director of the Pentagon's Office of Special Operations; wrote Operation Mongoose and Operation Northwoods), and inspired someone like Donald Rumsfeld. After WWII and his Counter-Intelligence days, Kissinger started to work for the Operations Research Office, the Psychological Strategy Board,


Click to enlarge. Kissinger is at least up there in the orange also.

and its successor, the Operations Coordinating Board. All these organizations were involved in special operations against foreign nations, not to mention domestic operations like Paperclip, Bloodstone, Mockingbird, and MK-ULTRA. During this time, Kissinger worked for people like Gordon Gray and Nelson Rockefeller. He was chairman of the secretive Forty Committee from 1969 to 1976, a covert apparatus of the National Security Council, which, just as some of the previous organizations, overlooked all special operations of the US throughout the world.

Nelson Rockefeller served as a chairman of the Forty Committee (whatever it was called at the time) during the Eisenhower administration. Nelson's brother, David, had a brief stint as Military Intelligence officer during WWII and due to his father's connections was able to build up an intelligence network in a short amount of time. In 1967, David was recruited in the Pinay Circle, the secret and shady private international intelligence group that emerged from the Vatican-Paneuropa network. Virtually the only other US participant at the time was Henry Kissinger. Laurance Rockefeller, a brother of Nelson and David, was a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve. The close Rockefeller associate George Shultz was a member of the National Security Planning Group under Reagan, which could well have been some kind of incarnation of the Forty Committee. This group was chaired by the earlier mentioned Robert McFarlane, who was a close associate of Henry Kissinger, George Griggs, and Pilgrims Society member Lord Peter Inge, the latter being a big time insider of British intelligence, the military-industrial complex and the royal family. Today Jay Rockefeller is vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and a close business partner of Li Ka Shing (good friend of the late Deng Xiaoping and long time economic advisor to the PLA leaders; chair and long time owner of Hutchinson Whampoa; HSBC director; CITIC director; funder of democrat Bill Clinton; close associate of the late Ron Brown, the Clinton secretary who brokered the deal between Loral and CITIC to export ICBM technology), a very powerful Chinese businessman closely associated with that country's military industrial complex, not to mention the triads.

As for the Rothschilds, the new N.M. Rothschild & Sons representative to the Trilateral Commission, Pilgrims Society member Lord Guthrie, is a former commander of the SAS, a former Chief of the Defence Staff, a Knight of Malta, Gold Stick to the queen, and part-time unofficial warmongerer for the Anglo-Saxon empire. Lord Lamont, personally appointed to the N.M. Rothschild & Sons board in 1993 by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild against the advice of the other board members, became head of Le Cercle (Pinay Circle) in 1996. Lord Jacob Rothschild's father, of course, was a Cambridge Apostle, an MI5 and MI6 agent, and a close associate of the famous Cambridge (Soviet) spies. Senator Moynihan, a close friend to both the Clintons and the Rothschilds, was chairman of the 1997 Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy, which shed some light on the inner workings of the Black and Deep Black Programs, the latter officially known as Unacknowledged Special Access Programs (USAPs).

Except Lord Guthrie, whose full bio can be read in the Pilgrims Society membership list, this was just a summary of what we came across in this article. Considering the almost unlimited connections of the Rockefellers, Rothschilds and people like Henry Kissinger, you could go on for a very long time. And maybe not a surprise, even Dr. Steven Greer of the Disclosure Project mentioned the three names above as being involved in the stuff he is investigating. I guess time will tell. At least we now have a reasonably solid base to work from in identifying planet Earth's permanent government.

Very little, if any, speculation here. It's hard to guarantee 100% accuracy though. On the other, a whole lot more is still waiting to be added.



Very little is ever proven about these illegal arms dealings, but quite a number of people in these globalist groups stand accused of involvement in it. Kissinger Associates, which included Pehr Gyllenhammar, Lord Carrington, Lord Roll, Lawrence Eagleburger, Brent Scowcroft, and Etienne Davignon, played a central role in the 1990 Iraq Gate (BNL) affair. Nerio Nesi of the Atlantic Institute, who might have known nothing, had to resign over it at the BNL in Italy. Société Générale under Davignon's leadership stands accused of sponsoring Iraq's Babylon Project. Chirac (Le Cercle) and Donald Rumsfeld have also been accused of 'illegal' weapons sales to Iraq. Nadhmi Auchi (Le Cercle) was closely involved with this and projects in Saudi-Arabia, including clandestine sales of submarines, howitsers, medium-range laser guided bombs, Black Hawks, and EH101 helicopters, just as Jonathan Aitken (Le Cercle). The German Walther Leisler Kiep, former governor of the Atlantic Institute and chair of Atlantik-Brucke, was part of a Thyssen arms dealing scheme which included the illegal selling of high-tech German Army tanks to the Saudies. Another German, Franz Josef Strauss of Le Cercle, also stands accused of having taken a $500,000 bribe of Thyssen. The Bushes and Harrimans, together with the Thyssens, have been involved in the illegal selling of arms even before and during WWII. Adnan Khashoggi has been accused of selling weapons to the Medellin Cartel of Pablo Escobar. All these illegal dealings are tied to intelligence and many members of Le Cercle are involved in it.


About Zionism: To people who were just as ignorant as me, that's not an Arab reference to Jews, but to anyone who wants the Jews to migrate back to Israel before God apparently gave his permission. Many consider it the opposite of Judaism, including many Jews. The problem, however, is that anyone who criticizes the Zionist movement (including the state of Israel) is immediately labeled an 'anti-semite' or even a nazi. That has to do with the fact that the Zionist movement is controlled by an oligarchy of criminal globalists. Just go to Google, type in 'jews against Zionism', and see what pops up. It might also be useful to make a distinction between ordinary Zionism and radical (fascist) Zionism.


July 18, 1918, New York Times, 'Founding of the Pilgrims Societies': "The idea originated with an American. The name "Pilgrim" was suggested by Mr. Burke Roche, M.P. The plan of organization was submitted in June, 1902, to Lord Roberts through General Joseph Wheeler..."

James Boothby Burke Roche was also known as the 3rd Baron Fermoy. More information on the founding of the Pilgrims in Appendix B


1966, Carroll Quigley, 'Tragedy and Hope' (originally written in 1949)
1981, Carroll Quigley, 'The Anglo-American establishment'


Some more information can be found in: 2005, Project for the Exposure of Hidden Institutions (PEHI), 'Bohemian Grove symbolism - Deeper meaning, or not a deeper meaning? That is the question'


Wikipedia, Baron Edmond de Rothschild started to buy up land in Palestine in 1882.


The Queen's fondness of Disraeli is confirmed in her official biography at


The connections of the Cecils are described in great detail in Carroll Quigley's 'The Anglo-American establishment.' Disraeli often visited Hatfield House.


According to the Rothschild Archive: "Born Jewish, but baptized at the age of twelve, Disraeli became a Tory MP in 1837. He served as Prime Minister in 1868 and between 1874 and 1880, moving to the House of Lords in 1876 upon being made Earl of Beaconsfield. Disraeli and his wife were close friends of the Rothschilds, and Lionel and his wife Charlotte appear to have been the inspiration for certain characters in his three novels Coningsby (1844), Sybil (1845) and Tancred (1847)... Amongst the many occasions on which Disraeli appears in this exhibition is a letter from Disraeli to Lionel de Rothschild."


According to the LCF Rothschild Group: "As brokers and financiers, as bankers to royal houses and governments, as railway magnates, politicians, personalities, patrons and philantropists, the Rothschilds have never forgotten how to "walk with Kings - nor lost the common touch". The Rothschilds have thus remained united in every endeavour, from the creation of De Beers and the financing of Royal Dutch to the privatisation of the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas."


2004, Geoffrey Jones, 'Multinationals and Global Capitalism'


1979, Terence Henry O'Brien, 'Milner: Viscount Milner of St. James's and Cape Town, 1854-1925'. On page 97 it states: "Milner went to Paris on some business with Alhponse [Sic] de Rothschild... Business calls in the City included a formal visit to Rothschilds... weekend with Lord Rothschild at Tring, and visit with Edward Cecil [1867-1918], [and] Lord Salisbury [1861-1947] at Hatfield [House]..."


Here we're not talking about the 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, but the 1st Viscount of Chelwood, who, as is common with the Cecils, has exactly the same name as his father.


1957, Israeli Knesset, letter from James de Rothschild to David Ben-Gurion


June 2000, Gems in Israel (points to tourist attractions), 'Ramat Hanadiv Memorial Gardens'. David Ben-Gurion is quoted as said: "I doubt if one can find, in the entire history of the Jewish people in the Diaspora – a period of almost two thousand years - any person who equals or who can compare with the remarkable figure of the builder of the Jewish settlement in the renewed homeland in our day, that of Baron Edmond de Rothschild."


Many individual Carnegie Corporation grant receivers are listed in the biography of Andrew Carnegie in the Pilgrims Society membership list. You can check them in the database of the Carnegie Corporation, which can be accessed from their website.


The global government theme evolved from the idea of a worldwide British Empire. The League of Nations, which was concocted in the early stages of WWI, was created by Round Table and Pilgrims Society members.


Early 17th century, Francis Bacon, 'The New Atlantis.' More details in the Bohemian Grove Symbolism article of PEHI.


More information can be found in Appendix B.


February 16, 2005, #7, Solidair, interview with Jan Puype.


2000, Mikael Nyberg, 'The Hidden Agenda of the European Union' Additional details: The ERT was informally created by Etienne Davignon in 1978. In 1982 he challenged Pehr Gyllenhammar to expand this group, which led to the ERT in 1983. Davignon was a vice-president of the European Commission during all this time.


April 20, 1986, New York Times, 'Kissinger Means Business'. In this article it is mentioned that the following people are directors of Kissinger Associates: Alan J. Stoga, William D. Rogers, Saburo Okita, Pehr Gyllenhammar, William E. Simon, Y.K. Kan, Robert O. Anderson, Lord Roll, and Edward L. Palmer.
* October 27, 1982, New York Times, 'Kissinger and the Art of Staying in the Public Eye': Tells us that Lord Carrington and General Brent Scowcroft (vice-chairman of KA 1982-1989) joined the firm.
* June 1, 1984, New York Times, 'Eagleburger Is Joining Kissinger Associates': Mentions Lawrence S. Eagleburger (president of KA)
* October 16, 2003, New York Times, 'I.M.F. Official Is Named President of New York Fed':
Mentions Timothy F. Geithner as a director of KA from 1985 to 1989.
* Other known members of KA are or have been Etienne Davignon, David J. Rothkopf and Paul Bremer.
* Side note: Lord Carrington, Lord Roll, and Etienne Davignon were all chairmen of Bilderberg. Brent Scowcroft, Lawrence Eagleburger, Etienne Davignon, and Lord Roll have all been identified as governors of the Atlantic Institute for International Affairs in 1987.


Yves-André Istel has been chairman of the European Institute for at least several years now. He was vice chairman of Rothschild Inc. from 1993 to 2002 and is today still a senior advisor to that firm. Earlier, he had been a co-chairman of the First Boston Corporation and a managing director of Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. His YA Istel Foundation is a sponsor of the Peace Parks club, just as the Rothschild Foundation, and David Rockefeller (Laurance used to be a sponsor too). According to the European Institute (sent an email), neither the Rothschilds nor the Rockefellers were involved in the creation of this Institute, although they do support its work.


May 17, 2005, Radiovisie Belgium (radio station), 'Panorama: Heizel 1985, Requiem voor een cupfinale': "... de gebrekkige communicatie in het stadion, waar de ordetroepen zelfs geen commandopost hadden (die stond buiten). De radiotoestellen van politie en rijkswacht werkten slecht; er waren maar een paar vaste telefoonlijnen in het hele stadion, mobiele telefonie stond nog in de kinderschoenen. (Noot: Europees Commissaris Steve Davignon kon wel met zijn autotelefoon zijn goede vriend (en voetbalfan) Henry Kissinger verwittigen dat deze tot nader bericht beter in zijn hotel bleef.)" Translation of the last part: "European Commissioner Steve Davignon was able to inform his good friend (and soccer fan) Henry Kissinger with his carphone that he could better stay at his hotel room."


April 2002, CSR Europe Magazine, page 18, 'Connecting business and social priorities - The SN Airlines Case': "Mr Davignon is currently Chair of Société Générale de Belgique and of CSR Europe, and is Member of the Board of Générale de Banque, Suez- Lyonnaise des Eaux, BASF, ICL, Solvay, Kissinger Associates and several SGB group companies." Davignon is long time chairman of the Advisory Board of CSR Europe.


Ibid. October 27, 1982, New York Times, 'Kissinger and the Art of Staying in the Public Eye'.


Ibid. April 20, 1986, New York Times, 'Kissinger Means Business'.


1989, George Hunt, 'The New World Bank, Religion, & Rulers': September 1987, Fourth World Wilderness Conference, Maurice Strong introduces Edmund de Rothschild: "One of the most important initiatives that is open here for your consideration is that of the Conservation Banking Program. As mentioned this morning, we have [inaudible] here the person who really is the source of this very significant concept. He was/is one of the trustees of the International Wilderness Foundation which sponsored this meeting. He was at the first of these conferences. His conversion to the relationship between conservation and economic development has been a pioneering one... Many of the energy developments that we have seen have come from his early anticipation of our energy needs... And I'm just delighted to have this opportunity of introducing to you, Edmund de Rothschild."


Internationale Paneuropa Union.


1984, prof. Kees van der Pijl, 'The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class' Original sources:
* 1925, Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, 'Praktischer Idealismus'
* 1958, Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, 'Eine Idee erobert Europa. Meine Lebenserinnerungen' (Nicholas Murray Butler


For information about the Paneuropa network and Le Cercle take a look at the PEHI article on Le Cercle. The sources for the information provided here are listed there.


July 25, 1979, New York Times, 'Consummate Master of Monetary Tactics; Paul Adolph Volcker Man in the News Ebullient Sense of Humor The Roosa 'Brain Trust' (Originally pointed out by Eustace Mullins):
"He learned the business from the bottom up, "and he really learned it," recalls his mentor, Robert V. Roosa, now a partner at Brown Brothers, Harriman in New York. Mr. Volcker was part of the Roosa "brain trust," first at the New York Federal Reserve in the 1950's and then later when Mr. Roosa moved over to the Treasury as Under Secretary for monetary affairs in the Kennedy Administration... He also served in the management positions at the Chase Manhattan Bank. And David Rockefeller, the chairman of Chase, and Mr. Roosa were strong influences in the Mr. Carter's decision to name Mr. Volcker for the Reserve Board chairmanship."


November 1988, #17, Lobster Magazine, 'Brian Crozier, the Pinay Circle and James Goldsmith'


February 28, 2005, Newsmax, 'Pentagon Document: U.S. Paid Pro-Saddam Figures, Chinese and French'


March 15, 1992, New York Times, 'Making a Difference; Volcker's Newest Venture': "Mr. Volcker, who left the Fed in 1987, is taking on a new assignment, chairman of a joint venture called J. Rothschild, Wolfensohn Company, which will offer investment banking services in Europe."


1998, The Weekley Telegraph, Baron Robert Rothschild Obituary


Government of Canada's Digital Collections


It's not mentioned a whole lot, but according to the website of the Presidential Medal of Freedom: "He [David] was also a co-founder of the Dartmouth Conference and the Trilateral Commission, both of which have opened new pathways of communication for world leaders."
* John W. Robbins, Ph.D, quoted David Rockefeller from the October/November 1977 issue of the 'Journal of the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council': "It was at the seventh session of the Dartmouth Conference in Hanover [New Hampshire] in 1972 that the idea of forming a joint high-level Trade and Economic Council was first proposed." Rockefeller didn't mention who proposed it (possibly because it was him), but it shows again that he was a prominent member within these groups. If you want to read the whole story from John W. Robbins about the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council go to #41.


January 16, 1967, New York Times, 'Eaton Joins Rockefellers to Spur Trade with Reds'. Remember that this was one year before the Tet offensive, the height of the Vietnam War.


October 20, 1969, New York Times, 'Mutual Fund Venture Set'. The whole message reads: "The International Basic Economic Corporation of New York and N.M. Rothschild and Sons of London announced over the weekend that they expected to conclude a formal arrangement early next year to set up and manage mutual funds for sale to the public throughout the world. The joint undertaking is expected to commerce operations with managed assets totalling about $13-million."


April 27, 1987, John W. Robbins (Ph.D.), 'Birds of a Feather: American and Soviet Traders are Flocking Together'
* Additionally: January 1986, the Phoenix Letter of Antony Sutton (


More information can be found in Appendix B.


February 24, 1974, New York Times, 'Alexei Kosygin has a friend at Chase Manhattan'


March 2, 2005, China Institute Of International Studies, 'Contributions Made by Zhou Enlai to the Establishment and Dissemination of the Five'


May 15, 2005, Pittsburgh Live, 'His Gray Eminence Maurice Strong'. Original source: Elaine Dewar, 'Cloak of Green'


January 31, 2002, Robert B. Zoellick, U.S.-China Business Council speech


Annual Report 2001, National Committee on United States-China Relations: "Following approval by the boards of directors of the two organizations, the America China Society (ACS) is now in the process of merging with the National Committee. When the merger is finalized, ACS will officially become the America- China Forum of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. ACS was founded in 1987 by former Secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger and Cyrus Vance to improve understanding between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and counts former presidents, secretaries of state, national security advisors, and other former senior officials and business leaders among its directors."
* According to an official biography of Robert C. McFarlane posted at Partnership for a Secure America: "He is a co-founder (with Dr. Henry Kissinger) and Vice Chair of the America-China Society..." McFarlane has been to China with Kissinger in the 1973-1976 period to make intelligence exchanges.
* Today's National Committee on U.S.-China Relations says it was erected in 1966 and no mention is made of the America-China Society. Kissinger is among the directors of this group.


1999, Cox Report on Chinese Espionage, 'PRC Acquisition of U.S. Technology'


June 20, 2005, Larry Chin for From the Wilderness, 'China in America's cross-hairs: Robert D. Kaplan and neocon hawks clamor for new Cold War'. Original source: 1986, Michel Chossudovsky, 'Towards Capitalist Restoration'


June 7, 2000, Charles R. Smith for WorldNetDaily, 'Cash register' Li Ka-Shing'


March 23, 1999, Charles R. Smith for WorldNetDaily, 'Dead men tell no tales -- Part 2'


April 1997, Taiwan Communiqué, No. 75, 'The China-connection'


April 21, 1997, Insight Magazine, 'China Trade - Lion Dancing With Wolves'


Ibid. April 21, 1997, Insight Magazine, 'China Trade - Lion Dancing With Wolves'


June 19, 1998, US Senate press release, 'Rockefeller to Accompany Clinton to China'


Augustus 30, 2004, New York Newsday, 'Off one island and onto another'


June 27, 2001, Forbes, 'Can't Buy Me Love - Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, 70, and Lynn Forester, 46'


September 22, 2002, The Sunday Times, 'Rothschild bankrolls Mandelson think tank'


November 22, 1999, Insight on the News, 'PC Answers On Panama Canal'


1999, Time Magazine, 'Cox Report on Chinese Espionage'


2004, Charles R. Smith, 'Deception - How Clinton Sold America Out to the Chinese Military'


December 07, 2004, People's Daily Online, 'Carlyle eyes two more Chinese companies'


November 27th, 2003, Los Angeles Times, 'US: Bush's Brother Has Contract to Help Chinese Chip Maker'


April 12, 1992, New York Times, 'The 1992 Campaign; The Business Dealings of the President's Relatives: What the Record Shows'


December 22, 2000, USA Today, 'Deal is made to sell Rockefeller Center'


1913, Woodrow Wilson, 'The New Freedom: A Call for the Emancipation of the Generous Energies of a People'


1948, Gustave M. Gilbert, 'Nuremburg Diary'. According to the book, Goering stated this on April 18, 1946. Gilbert was the Nuremberg prison psychiatrist and was given access to all prisoners.


2002, 'The Revolution will not be Televised'


1913, Woodrow Wilson, The New Freedom: A Call for the Emancipation of the Generous Energies of a People:


The official Manitou Foundation website reads: "In the mid 1990’s, Manitou and specialists of The Conservation Fund, with generous support of Laurance Rockefeller and the Jackson Hole Preserve, devoted several years to extensive studies of Manitou’s mountain properties, culminating in the creation of the Manitou Habitat Conservation Plan (MHCP). Comprehensive assessments were made of the terrain, slope, soil types, drainage and erosion patterns; botanical studies and wildlife patterns - corridors, birthing areas, human interface issues; forest health and wildfire concerns, and so forth. This culminated in a master conservation easement being laid on almost all of the Manitou Mountain Tract to the east of the Chalets."


George Hunt videos:
* 1989, 'The New World Bank, Religion, & Rulers'
* 1992, 'The UNCED Earth Summit meeting'


September 22, 1991, State of Iowa - Executive Department, Midwest Public Hearing on Environment and Development (This is the document George Hunt holds up to the camera in 1992).
* Additional info: Burns H. Weston, a professor at Iowa State University, on
his website, mentions the meeting from which one of George Hunt's friends retrieved the above paper. The following reference can be found in his 'Invited Lectures, Papers and Other Public Appearances' list: "Proposals for International Legal Environmental Reforms (UNA Midwest Public Hearing on Environment and Development, State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa, September 22, 1991)."


Dr. Burns H. Weston personal website, ' Invited Lectures, Papers and Other Public Appearances 1990 - 1994'


Dr. Burns H. Weston personal website, 'Bibliography Reports, Opinions and Working Papers'


More information on the founding of the United Nations in Appendix B.


UNA-USA History, the following text only appears in the source code, not on the page itself: "The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is created after a recommendation by a UNA-USA panel, chaired by John D. Rockefeller III."


June 23, 2005, ABC Money, 'Jardine Strategic acquires stake in Rothschild holding company'


August 19, 2005, Liz Smith (same author writing about the same Martha's Vineyard event as #56. Some of these writings made it into New York Newsday):
"At another Biondi dinner party, two of the guests were Sir Evelyn and Lady (Lynn) de Rothschild who have a house this summer at Edgartown. The ebullient American, Lynn, was at dinner in a gauzy little nothing, sporting an enormous ring. Vogue's Billy Norwich gazed at it and asked if the bauble came from JAR (Joel Rosenthal's multi-coveted international gems shop). Lynn laughed and showed that the ring was just a bunch of colorful beads held together on an elastic string. "I paid only a few dollars for it in a local dress shop." Billy pressed, "Well, do you have any good jewelry, Lady de Rothschild?" She laughed. "Lord de Rothschild, does your wife have any good jewelry?" Evelyn just smiled and sat back in his chair. He seems very proud of his Yankee girl and he is getting used to the way Americans tease him... Lynn was deeply involved in the recent Live 8 event and was even instrumental in getting U.S. television to carry the show after they dragged their feet, worrying that the event might become politicized. She spoke with Karl Rove several times seeking and getting White House help."


Prince Philip Mountbatten wrote the foreword to the 1987 book 'If I Were An Animal,' by Fleur Cowles. His foreword was titled 'People as Animals' and read:
"I just wonder what it would be like to be reincarnated in an animal whose species had been so reduced in numbers that it was in danger of extinction. What would be its feelings toward the human species whose population explosion had denied it somewhere to exist? ... I must confess that I am tempted to ask for reincarnation as a particularly deadly virus."
* In an August 1988 interview with the West German Deutsche Press Agentur he is supposed to have said: "In the event that I am reincarnated, I would like to return as a deadly virus, in order to contribute something to solve overpopulation."

Special thanks

Charles Savoie

For having done so much invaluable work on the Pilgrims Society. His articles can be found here.


For helping with the Morgan genealogy and providing some digital Who's Who biographies, which turned out to be a highly valuable additions to this article. Lord Beaverbrook's comment about the Who's Who, "a strange record of numerous suppressions," is certainly true though.

The Pilgrims Society

For confirming Paul Volcker was a member, that today's Rothschilds are not among the members, and subsequently ignoring my other inquiries. If you're interested in confirming the membership of Maurice R. Greenberg [not (yet) a member], Peter G. Peterson [update: identified as a member in a 2005 report], John C. Whitehead [update: confirmed as a vice-president and executive in 2006 by the Pilgrims Society itself], and maybe Alan Greenspan, I'd love to hear it.

Author: Joël van der Reijden
Written: January 18, 2006
Updated: November 16, 2006
Version: 2.0

The people with the endless bios
An introduction to the world we live in - Appendix A

Institutes Worldwide - Proven & Unproven

It's hard to categorize a lot of the institutions below, because often institutes have representives from different countries, continents and power blocks in attendence. Generally, I tend to look at the country the institute was founded in and who has been heading it. British and American representatives can be found in all of the institutions, except in many listed under the heading 'Vatican-Paneuropa network'.

People studying the permanent government should be at least aware of the institutes listed below, even though they vary greatly in purpose and influence. They have been collected manually by the author of this site over the course of more than two years. Several hundred of the smaller ones, for practical reasons, have been omitted from this list. Click here for a quick oversight in which it is shown that a few groups have absorbed the leadership of (almost) all the other organization.

Existence known

United Kingdom

United States

1001 club

Alfalfa Dinners

Anglo-Arab Organization

American Assembly

Aegis Defence Services

America-China Society.

ArmorGroup International

Americas Society

British Invisibles (IFSL)

Asia Society

Central Selling Organization

Bohemian Grove

Chatham House (RIIA)

Business Roundtable

Corps of Commissionaires

Cosmos Club

Crown Agents

Council for National Policy

Economic League (gone)

Council of Foreign Relations

Fabian Society

Forty Committee (Special Group; renamed; NSPG?)

Foreign Affairs Research Institute (gone)

Japan Society

Grillion's Club



JPL Oversight Committee (not supposed to exist)


Kroll Associates

Livery Companies

MITRE Corporation

Multinational Chairman's Group

National Security Planning Group (gone?)

Order of the Garter

Pilgrims of the United States

Order of St. John of Jerusalem

RAND Corporation

Other Club

Renaissance Weekend

Pilgrims of Great Britain

Spec Ops Planning and Advisory Group

Privy Council

Sun Valley meetings

Roxburghe Club

Task Force 157 (gone)

The Round Table network

U.S. Council on International Business

United Grand Lodge

U.S. Global Strategy Council (gone)

U.K. Intelligence community

U.S.-Russia Business Council

White's Club

U.S. Intelligence community


US-China Business Council

Other EU and-or Anglo-US interests

US-USSR Trade and Economic Council

Association Monetary Union Europe

Williamsburg meetings

Atlantic Councils


Atlantic Institute for International Affairs

Vatican-Paneuropa network


Académie Euro. des Sciences Politiques


Centre Européen de Docu. et d'Information

British-American Project (BAP)

Centre d'Observation du Mouvem. des Idées

Centre for European Reform

Cercle de Lorraine (new Cercle des Nations)

China-EU Business Summit

Cercle Pinay (at least historically part of V-P netw.)

Club of Rome

Coundenhove-Kalergi Foundation

Dartmouth Conferences

Hanns Seidel Foundation


Knights of Malta

EU-Japan Business Dialogue

Mont Pelerin Society

EU-Russia Industrialists' Roundtable

Mouvem. d'Action pour l'Union de l'Europe

European Round Table

Institut Européen pour la Paix et la Sécurité

European Business Summit

l'Institut Europeen de Developpement

European Financial Services Round Table

Opus Dei

European Institute

Ordre du Rouvre

Europa Nostra

Paneuropa Union

Forum Europe

Razon Espanola (Balmes Foundation)

Financial Services Forum

Société Internationale de Wilton Park

Friends of Europe

Society of Jesus (supposedly less reactionary)

Group of Thirty


Industrieclub (Germany and abroad)


Institute for International Economics

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

International Chamber of Commerce


Oil Club

B'nai B'rith

Open Russia Foundation


Pacific Basin Economic Council

Herzliya Conference (IPS)

Pugwash Conferences

Institute for Jewish Policy Research (JPR)

Safari Club (shut down 25 years ago)

Jonathan Institute

Stay-Behind networks (gone since '91)

World Jewish Congress

The Ditchley Foundation (UK; CA; US)

Israeli Intelligence community

Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue


Trilateral Commission

Muslim world

US-USSR Trade and Economic Council

Muslim Brotherhood




Other religious


Dragon Court (Sarkany Rend)



Questioned fraternities

Unification Church/Moonies

Cambridge Apostles


Harvard - Porcellian Club


Oxford - Rhodes Scholars

Other (Freemasonry linked)

Princeton - Cap & Gown

Rotary International

Princeton - Ivy Club

Lions Club International

Yale - Scroll & Key


Yale - Skull & Bones


Yale - Wolf's Head


International Institutes of International Affairs

Full name of the institute



Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House



Council on Foreign Relations



Chicago Council on Foreign Relations



Institute of Pacific Relations (shut down in 1961)



Canadian Institute of International Affairs



Australian Institute of International Affairs



South African Institute of International Affairs



Swedish Institute of International Affairs



Institute of Jewish Affairs (now Inst. for Jewish Policy Res.)



Moscow State Institute of International Relations



Royal Institute for International Relations (Belgium)



Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs



German Council on Foreign Relations



Prague Institute of International Relations



Norwegian Institute of International Affairs



Japan Institute of International Affairs



Finnish Institute of International Affairs



Atlantic Institute for International Affairs (Paris-based)



Institute of International Affairs, Rome



French Institute for International Relations



Netherlands Institute of International Relations



National Democratic Institute For International Affairs



Danish Institute of International Affairs



Pacific Council on International Policy



Existence not proven (from my own viewpoint)

Bormann Organization / Group

Martin Bormann was Hitler's most trusted aide after Hess' failed trip to Scotland. He has never been captured. Some believe he oversaw the transfer of most of the Nazi capital into some 750 corporations in Germany, South-America, and the U.S. He received help from individuals as Allen Dulles (SMOM; OSS chief; Paperclip & Sunrise involvement; Pilgrims Society; CIA director), Frank Wisner (CIA; OPC; Paperclip & Bloodstone involvement; Mockingbird) Otto Skorzeny (famous SS commando; friend and associate of Fascist Gladio agents as Prince Valerio Borghese and Stefano Delle Chiaie), and Hjalmar Schacht (German banker who helped Hitler to power; very close friend of British and US bankers of the Pilgrims Society). The purpose was to establish a future 4th Reich. It's quite obvious that this is linked with the Ratlines and the recruitment of Nazi General Reinhard Gehlen (involved with Cercle leadership) in the aftermath of WWII. I suggest you check Paul Manning's 1981 book 'Martin Bormann: Nazi in Exile.' It seems that Paul Manning and his publisher have been punished severely for putting out the book. La Arana and ODESSA were subsidiaries of the Bormann organization, according to Manning. At the very least, there's no doubt there existed a post-war CIA-supported anti-communist fascist underground. Werner Naumann, Hjalmar Schacht, Skorzeny, Borghese, Delle Chiaie, Reinhard Gehlen and numerous others were involved in it.



Club of the Isles

The only (vague) information about this group comes from EIR. It is not to be confused with the 1001 Club. November 1994, Executive Intelligence Review, 'The Coming Fall of the House of Windsor', p. 9-11: "But the power of the House of Windsor also derives from Queen Elizabeth IPs status as the "chief executive officer" of an informal body known to some as the Club of the Isles, which combines the political and financial clout of a far more extensive combine of intermarried European royal and princely families that extends from Scandinavia to Greece. The estimated combined financial worth of the Club of the Isles is greater than $1 trillion and the holdings in which the club has controlling interest are believed to exceed $9 trillion. The world petroleum supply is dominated by the British royal household, as is much of the world's supply of precious metals and raw materials, through such "Crown jewels" as Rio Tinto Zinc, Lonrho, and DeBeers Anglo American Corp. The Royal Consort, Prince Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, plays a similar role in his capacity as "chief operations officer" for the Club of the Isles, and as the head of the World Wide Fund for Nature. What's more, Prince Philip is the principal public spokesman for the number one priority policy of the club: to reduce the population of the world to below 1 billion people within several generations... Through the Club of the Isles (see p. 9), the Windsor Dynasty functions as primus inter pares for an extended royal family that claims the thrones of Russia, Prussia, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Greece, the Netherlands, Yugoslavia, and scores of smaller principalities." I asked them about the club, but they don't seem to have that much additional info either.



Committee of 26

This group is mentioned in Simon Regan's book 'Who killed Diana?'. The author was informed about this group through his intelligence contacts, including the one who advised him to look into Le Cercle. I quote from his book: "My own security contacts, including the Baroness, had also told me about a highly mysterious organization called the Committee of 26, which is apparently based in Bristol, in England’s West Country. I have never heard of this and can find no other official reference in any file. But it is apparently a super-secret "liaison desk" between the highest echelons of British and American agencies and has the "co-operation" of the French. I was told it was "Old Guard" and worked unilaterally. That is, it was a kind of uncontrolled "super-agency" which answered to no one. I cannot show that this agency even exists... I trust the Baroness, but she was unable to give me any feasible further "chapter and verse." David Icke in his book 'The Biggest Secret' wrote: "Why Bristol? It is a former Knights Templar port and its name has evolved from Barati, the Phoenician goddess. It just so happens that an elite unit of British Intelligence called the Committee of 26 is based there and they use the runway at the British Aerospace complex to fly British and foreign agents in and out of the country... In that period in the 1980s, not only in Bristol, there were strange deaths galore of people at the cutting edge of development in the ‘defence’ industries. "



Committee of 300 or The Olympians (probably made up)

The group former MI6 agent John Coleman talked about back in 1992. It's interesting if you compare the name with the Committee of 26 from a different source. I read chunks of the book, looking for evidence of the committee's existence, but couldn't find it. Virtually all of the information could be found in the work of EIR (without the Committee of 300 term) and Eustace Mullins, and most of the names he mentions have at least once visited Bilderberg. Especially since Coleman gathered so many names of this alleged Committee of 300, you'd guess he could at least point you in the right direction for proof of its existence. Instead, he's more worried about copyrights on a book that doesn't back up any of its claims. I'd give it a chance of 20% or less that the Committee of 300 actually exists.



Group 13

Said to be an assassination team from Britain. You can find some information about it here. The supposed head of Group 13 turned out to be someone whose background could not be fully traced, not even by the British Parliament. This person and his allies had also infiltrated the boards of arms companies. Apparently, when these companies aren't useful anymore, they are run into the ground.



Knight's Templar (CIA)

In his 1977 book 'The Night Watch', former CIA officer David Atlee Phillips wrote on page 123 (according to Lobster): "...that small circle of well-bred, highly educated adventurers who were known to some in the CIA as the 'Knights Templars' - Allen Dulles, Frank Wisner, Kermit Roosevelt, Tracey Barnes, Dick Bissell, and kindred spirits. Other CIA veterans have confirmed the existence of similar associations within the agency, with names like the "Century group" and the "Gold Key group".



Synarchist Movement of Empire

1969, William L. Shirer, 'The Collapse of the Third Republic', p. 218-219: "Later Coutrot would be generally credited with being the man behind a technocratic movement called Synarchie, which to this day, despite many studies of it, remains - at least to this writer, who has pondered most of them - somewhat of a mystery... That some Synarchists organized as far back as 1922 a secret society with revolutionary aims has been established. It was called "Le Mouvement Synarchique d'Empire," or MSE, and its secret "Pact," containing "Thirteen Fundamental Points and 598 Propositions" for the Synarchist revolution, was discovered by the Vichy police in 1941 and published after the war... so far as one can make out from reading the lengthy document the movement would set up a sort of super monopoly capitalism, with competition abolished and endless plans drawn up for production and distribution, the whole - as well as the government - to be run by knowledgeable technocrats... That at one time the MSE was linked to the terrorist Cagoule [CSAR] also seems clear... this secret society of technocrats never got close to staging a revolution." A number of other authors disagree with that last notion. You can find more on the SME and the Synarchie in footnote 3 of the article on Le Cercle.

For the EIR perspective on the Synarchie, I suggest you first read the
following article of Steinberg. When you're done with that, try this one or do a google search. For more in depth information you might want to read the following books by Pierre Beaudry of EIR (have permission to post them). These draft versions detail the history of the Synarchist movement in about 800+ pages. It's not an easy read though.

Synarchy Movement of Empire - Book I
Synarchy Movement of Empire - Book II
Synarchy Movement of Empire - Book III
Synarchy Movement of Empire - Book IV

Here's a quick timeline compiled from the work of Roger Mennevée in Les Documents Politiques, Diplomatiques et Financiers, which was published from 1946 to 1962. This is the part that was sent to me by Pierre Beaudry and it is included in book IV.


The SME is born in Europe and its membership slowly rises over the years.


The SME controls the Theosophy Society and other dissident branches.

February 1934

Jean Coutrot begins his intense recruitment. He creates organizations like the CPEE, PCES, CEPH, CHPS, etc. At that moment, the SME has about 300 members, which will start to rise more rapidly since this point on.


The SME controls the leadership of the Cagoule, a fascist organization which worked to undermine the French republic.


The SME tries to take over the French government through La Cagoule. Fails.


The SME has quietly penetrated the Council of the Order of the Grand Orient of France and the Federal Council of the Grand Lodge of France.


The SME, again, tries to take over the French government through its military wing, the SCRA. Fails.

July 1940

After the Germans have conquered France, the SME ascends to power. The SME in France becomes the Vichy government.


The movement is said to have survived. Jean Violet, who was a member of the CSAR, becomes part of Otto von Habsburg's (and Kalergi's) Vatican-Paneuropa network. Both become primary founders of Le Cercle, one of the most important branches of this Vatican-Paneuropa network. Virtually nothing is known about the Synarchist and Martinist movement today.



Tavistock Network

EIR began claiming it was a worldwide mind-control network (which, if true, would have been heavily compartmented). Haven't studied it and don't really have an opinion about it either. Guess it's entirely possible that a MK-ULTRA type operation could also have been going on in the United Kingdom. The Tavistock Institute is located in London. You saw it in July 2005 when a bomb on a London bus splattered blood and debris on its facade. According to the official history of the Tavistock Institute: "The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, a novel, interdisciplinary, action orientated research organisation, was founded in London in 1946 with the aid of a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It was set up for the specific purpose of actively relating the psychological and social sciences to the needs and concerns of society..."

March 2006: Reaction to a PEHI email to the head of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust (today different from the Tavistock Institute):

1. The Tavistock Clinic was set up in 1920, as a direct consequence of the human catastrophe of the 1914 1918 War. The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations was established in 1946 when the Tavistock Clinic entered the National Health Service. It was planned to be the academic arm of the Tavistock Clinic but eventually became quite separate from the Clinic and moved out of the Tavistock Centre building in 1994. The Tavistock Clinic remains part of the NHS and together with the Portman Clinic now forms the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust. The Institute remains a separate organization, registered as a charity. It has headquarters in Tabernacle Street. There is now very little joint work between the Tavistock Clinic and the Tavistock Institute.

2. I don't believe the 11th Duke of Bedford [Marquess of Tavistock] funded the setting up of the initial Tavistock Clinic. He may have given a donation, as did many distinguished people.

3. The Clinic was planned in 1919 and set up in 1920, largely through the effort of Dr Hugh Crichton Miller, a successful physician who was motivated by the experience of the emotional trauma of patients in the First World War and inspired by psychoanalytic ideas emerging from Vienna. He was effective in raising funds from many society people.

Dr J R Rees [John Rawlings Rees] took over as Medical Director after ten years, in 1933. He later played an important role as director of military psychiatry in the Second World War and many new ideas of group psychotherapy and institutional understanding came from the work of army psychiatrists, which were influential in the Clinic after the War. He was never given a knighthood.

Can I suggest you look up the Tavistock and Portman Trust website for further information? The address is

January 2006: Another person's email to the head of the Tavistock NHS Trust. Talks about the founding of the original clinic in 1920:

.... Doctors who had worked with shell shock patients using psychotherapy wanted this to be more widely available. They had been influenced by Freud’s work.

It was supported by charitable funds and small donations from patients. The charity that set it up was called the Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology and is still in existence. Crichton Miller, the original Director, had many society connections which enabled him to raise funds.

John Rawlings Rees was a doctor of the original staff of the Tavistock Institute for Medical Psychology, became deputy-director in 1926 and full-director in 1933. British delegate to the first International Congress On Mental Hygiene in Washington in May 1930 and was received with his delegation at the White House. Consulting psychiatrist to the British Army in 1939-1945. Medical doctor for Rudolf Hess since 1941. October 24, 1969, R.T. Rees in The Times: "My brother, the late Brigadier J.R. Rees, who had the supervision of Hess in England... has often told me that his continued imprisonment was shameful. Can we not - for once - defy the Russians to the extent of letting him out on parole?" British delegate to the Nuremberg trial to discuss medical aspects of the trial. Commander of the British Empire since 1946. Founding president and director of the World Federation for Mental Health 1948-1963, which acts as a consultant to the United Nations. Died April 11, 1969.



The Brotherhood, The Firm and-or The Joint

Mentioned by Kay Griggs, wife of marine colonel George Griggs. According to Kay, her husband usually referred to the loose network he was part of as 'the Brotherhood' or 'the Firm'. She was also talking about a Zionist clique centered in New York City, which had the unofficial name 'the Joint'. Kay describes how there is a network of transnational criminals involved in all kinds of nasty stuff. This includes drug running, illegal arms trade, sexual perversion, mind control, assassinations, and carrying out terrorism. The names she mentioned and her son's connections are interesting to say the least.



Unauthorized Foreign Ops Section (UFOS)

According to a person writing under the name of Oswald LeWinter, this is one of the most secret intelligence groups on the planet and is under the direct control of the DCI (CIA director). It has only 20 members of which Oswald LeWinter, who claims to have been a Brigadier-General, was a member once. Today LeWinter is a poet living in Portugal, after having been severely persecuted in the late 1990s. He has written down some very interesting information and seems to be a friend of the famous author Joseph Trento.

Did you notice that almost every single group we don't know that much about is related to intelligence? We can only guess how much more has been hidden from the public completely.

UFO organizations

If someone thinks the UFO phenomenon is a non-issue, I suggest you take a look at some of the mainstream newspaper articles I gathered here. Whatever it is, the phenomenon is real and it is very likely that secret institutions have been set up to study it.


IPU stands for the Interplanetary Phenomenon Unit, which, supposedly, was set up after the February 1942 Battle of Los Angeles incident. In a 1980 document released through a FOIA request, the Interplanetary Phenomenon Unit was part of the Scientific and Technical Branch of the Counterintelligence Directorate. It was dissolved during the late 1950s and allegedly never reactivated. Their files were surrendered to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). You can find scanned documents and a lot of additional info on




MJ-12 is said to be a highly secret intelligence agency set up for the purpose of investigating the UFO phenomenon. At the same time it kept all the information from the public. The project was started after the July 1947 UFO wave, followed by a crash in Roswell. Together with the birth of MJ-12 the National Security State was born. Almost anyone who has claimed to have inside information on the group has said that MJ-12 still exists today, although it has changed its name at times. Many have also added that the group has been privatized, which is a subject that sounds very familiar. There is a large amount of documentation on Majestic 12, although these documents won't be accepted, simply because they are too extraordinary to believe. According to Stanton Friedman, some of the later documents are proven fakes, but the earlier ones stand up to careful scrutiny. You can find scanned documents and a lot of additional info on




Greer said he was told the name of the MJ-12 group, at least in the 1990s, was PI-40.



MAJI Control

Said to be a highly secret department within the Office of Naval Intelligence that deals with the ET issue, today. Disclosure Project testimony of A.H. of Boeing: "The NSA also collaborates back and forth with the NRO, the National Reconnaissance Organization, regarding tracking and intercepts, along with NORAD, the Air Force and the Army. They are all in on it and it’s all connected with the top secret group called MAJI Control."

Greer: "What did he tell you about MAJI Control and how that operates?"

AH: "MAJI Control is controlled by the Office of Naval Intelligence. It’s a top secret collection group, like the Central Intelligence Agency and the NSA. In fact, the ONI is just like the CIA. It’s a top secret organization within the Navy. It’s similar to the NSA and the CID. It’s all encrypted information. They have agents out in the field, just like the CIA, collecting information. It’s all very, very top secret…"

Personally, I think the other things A.H. has said are very likely to be true. Then again, others might disagree and I could be wrong. By the way, because of A.H.'s testimony I found out about the National Security Planning Group (I know, this group had already been reported on in the 1980s).




Stands for Alien or Advanced Contact Intelligence Organization. The only reason I put this name here is because Disclosure Project witness ret. master sergeant Dan Morris mentioned it. However, I remain very sceptical, especially because Wingmakers incorporated it in their work (great story, loved reading it, food for thought, but at least half of it is probably untrue, and possibly all of it made up). Testimony of Dan Morris: "I had a clearance 38 levels above top secret, which is cosmic top secret [strangely, that would mean it has the same name as the standard NATO top secret clearance] -it is the top of all of those clearances. It is for UFOs, and aliens, etc. No president has had that level, has ever been cleared for that level. Eisenhower was the closest. Well, there are several intelligence agencies- the Army had it, the Air Force had it, the Navy had it. And then there were several secret intelligence agencies. One that did not exist, it was so secret, was the NRO. You couldn’t mention NRO. It is the National Reconnaissance Organization. If you’re on that level, then there’s an organization worldwide called ACIO, that’s Alien Contact Intelligence Organization. If you pay your dues and you follow the rules, your government is allowed to benefit from that organization’s information. Now some people call it the high frontier. The Navy Intelligence refer to themselves that way sometimes. And they all work together. Air Force intelligence, Naval intelligence, and the NRO..."

Keep in mind that bogus witnesses could have been sent to the Disclosure Project to muddy the waters here and there. In an email, the Disclosure Project said none of their other witnesses have testified about an organization called the ACIO. The rest of Morris' testimony does sound true to me, especially his talk on Eisenhower.

Screenshot of a supposed 1954 MJ-12 manual
. Given a 5-star reliability by,
in part because all of the references in the book turned out exist.


Then there are some alleged groups I won't go into, simply because they are too far out when there is a complete lack of any evidence they exist. If you're interested in the Illuminati (of today), Tamar, Moriah, the Cult of the Serpent, the Grand Druid Council, the Order of the Quest, the Keepers of the Dawn, the Labyrinth Group, or something similar like that, I suggest you do an internet search. I also skipped the Priory of Sion, because I haven't got a clue what to believe about it. When you feel yourself drawn to these organizations only, I suggest you start with the books of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Written: Joël van der Reijden
Date: August 9, 2005
Last update: December 9, 2006

The people with the endless bios
An introduction to the world we live in - Appendix B

Below you can find a list of about 30 of the more important privately-funded globalist institutions which have been established either by Pilgrims Society members, by people connected to the Rockefeller-Kissinger-Rothschild triumvirate, or a combination of these interests. The list will be updated in the future, mainly with less crucial institutes.

Round Table Groups


According to Carroll Quigley (1), Cecil Rhodes established a secret society in 1891, which consisted of a Circle of Initiates and an Association of Helpers. The purpose of this group was to spread the Anglo-Saxon system of banking, trade, and politics all over the world. Rhodes, and the people backing him, claimed that this was their obligation to all the lower classes and non-English masses throughout the world. Rhodes is most famous for launching De Beers Mining Company, but what is less well known is that the Rothschilds provided him with the necessary money to do so. Quigley already mentioned it, but the Rothschilds have admitted to it also (2). According to Quigley, the CFR, the RIIA, and the later Institute of Pacific Relations were part of the outer Round Table Groups, while members of the Circle of Initiates were meeting at another location in London.




Pilgrims Society


As usual, the exact details of its founding aren't known, but we can reach the simple conclusion that the noble and royal families in England and America's East-Coast were the ones responsible for it. The best article on the founding of the Pilgrims that I have seen came from the New York Times of July 18, 1918: "The idea originated with an American. The name "Pilgrim" was suggested by Mr. Burke Roche, M.P. The plan of organization was submitted in June, 1902, to Lord Roberts through General Joseph Wheeler..." Lord Roberts of Kandahar, a Knight of the Garter, approved the plan, but suggested that "Chamberlain" (three were active at the moment) should be consulted. This was never done, but eventually meetings were arranged which were presided over by individuals as Sir Harry Brittain, Lindsay Russell, and Lord Grenville. Roberts would initially preside over the first meeting, but had an important appointment with Field Marshal Horatio Kitchener, a Knight of the Garter, Privy Councilor, Pilgrims Society member, and a Freemasonry District Grand Master of Egypt and Sudan. Kitchener succeeded Lord Roberts as Commander-in-Chief during the Boer War and stood under heavy influence of Cecil Rhodes and Lord Milner, both heads of the Round Table.

James Boothby Burke Roche, the person who came up with the term 'Pilgrims', was a financier who peddled between the United States and England. He was an associate of the Vanderbilts and Astors (did not see any Morgans). Burke Roche had enormous marital problems during the last 15 years of the 19th century, refusing to divorce from his wife who did not give him access to his children. Roche, who inherited the title of 3rd Baron Fermoy in 1920 (just 2 months before he died), was the great grandfather of the late Princess Diana, the former wife of Prince Charles.

Lord Beresford, a person who attended and spoke at the first Pilgrims meetings, is also named as a founder in some articles. He was an aide-de-camp to the Prince of Wales from 1875 to 1876 and a personal friend of King Edward VII. His brother, Admiral Sir John Beresford, was a Privy Councilor, a friend to the Duke of Kent, and a father of the future Queen Victoria. The Beresford and La Poer families had been influential in England for at least a century at the time the Pilgrims Society was established.




Carnegie Foundations


Besides Pilgrims Society member Andrew Carnegie himself, at least three other men were closely involved in creating the Carnegie Foundations. Daniel Coit Gilman, who once incorporated Skull & Bones into the Russell Trust, helped Carnegie to establish the Carnegie Institution of Washington in 1902. Nicholas Murray Butler, a totalitarian-oriented Pilgrims Society member who donated 10 million dollars to persuade Andrew Carnegie to establish the Carnegie Foundation, is the second one. Elihu Root, a political heavyweight of the time, a descendant of the Luce and Spencer families, and another Pilgrims Society member, is the third one. Root helped Carnegie to establish the Carnegie Corporation of New York in 1911, which became the grant making part of the Carnegie network. Root was the first president of the Carnegie Foundation from 1910 to 1925 and became a founder of Carnegie Europe. He was also the main founder of the CFR in the 1918-1921 period.

A huge amount of Pilgrims have been trustees of the Carnegie Foundations. The Carnegie Corporation makes large grants to all the major universities in the United States and southern Africa.




Jekyll Island & Federal Reserve


The creation of the Federal Reserve has largely been credited to the secret 1910 Jekyll Island meeting. This meeting was organized by Senator Aldrich who's daughter had married John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 9 years earlier. All the participants (one unconfirmed) were members of the Pilgrims Society and represented J.P. Morgan, George F. Baker (Chase National Bank; friend of Morgan), or Warburg-Schiff (Rothschild) banking institutes. Henry P. Davison, one of the participants and a close associate of both J.P. Morgan and George F. Baker, came from a family that intermarried with the Aldrich, Peabody, Rockefeller, and Stillman families. Eustace Mullins was the first to expose this Jekyll Island meeting.




Rockefeller Foundation


Incorporated by John D. Rockefeller, Sr. A large amount of Pilgrims have been trustees of the different Rockefeller Foundations.






The official history of the CFR reads: "Elihu Root (second from left) headed the original Council on Foreign Relations and was instrumental in the founding of its successor... He is shown here (left to right) with Council President and former U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain John W. Davis... at the 1930 opening of the Council’s 65th Street headquarters... But it was a more discreet club of New York financiers and international lawyers organized in June 1918 that most attracted the attention of the Americans from the Peace Conference. Headed by Elihu Root, the secretary of state under Theodore Roosevelt and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, this select group called itself the Council on Foreign Relations." Elihu Root and John W. Davis were Pilgrims Society members. Root was president of the Carnegie Foundation at the time, an organization he had helped to establish. The Root family has intermarried with the Luce, Pomeroy, and Spencer families. John W. Davis, the founding president of the CFR, was a Rockefeller Foundation trustee and as chairman of the law firm Davis, Polk, & Wardwell he was also servicing clients like J.P. Morgan and U.S. Steel (once owned by Carnegie, but taken over by J.P. Morgan). Davis supposedly also supported the Crusaders, which was one of the Fascist front groups trying to overthrow FDR and his New Deal in 1934. Davis was the uncle of Cyrus Vance and raised him to a large degree. Vance, a Pilgrims Society member, would become the ultra-connected Rockefeller frontman who worked closely with Henry Kissinger, especially in opening up China. Paul M. Warburg, co-founder of the Fed and Partner of the Rothschild agent Jacob Schiff, was a founding director of the CFR. This person was a member of the Pilgrims Society also.




Paneuropa Union


After Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi published his book 'Paneuropa' in 1923, he was approached by Louis Rothschild and Max Warburg. With the money they provided the Paneuropa Union was set up. Leopold S. Amery, a person who helped the Rothschilds in building up the State of Israel (see article on Le Cercle), was providing assistance to this newly created organization. Paul and Felix Warburg gave Coudenhove-Kalergi a tour through the United States and lobbied for support on that side of the ocean. According to Kalergi, Nicholas Murray Butler was one of his most dedicated aides in New York city (3). Butler was president of Columbia University, the one that inspired Andrew Carnegie to set up the Carnegie Endowment, president of the Carnegie Endowment, US president of the Pilgrims Society, a highly influential school system reformer, and a supporter of Georg Hegel and Emmanuel Kant.

The Internationale Paneuropa-Union remained active and Kalergi headed it until his death in 1972. Then Otto von Habsburg, a supposed founder of Le Cercle, took over as president and still serves in this position today.




United Nations Association


According to the official history, the UNA (USA) was founded in 1943 under the name American Association for the United Nations (AAUN) and was merely an outgrowth of the League of Nations Non-partisan Association (LNA). George W. Wickersham was one of the two official founders of the LNA. Wickersham was a director of the CFR from 1921 to 1933 and a president from 1933 to 1936. He was also a member of the Pilgrims Society and a Law Partner of William Howard Taft. Taft was another member of The Pilgrims and the son of a co-founder of Skull & Bones. The UNA-USA has been (and still is) dominated by Rockefeller associates and Pilgrims Society members.




Tavistock Institute


According to the official website: "The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, a novel, interdisciplinary, action orientated research organisation, was founded in London in 1946 with the aid of a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It was set up for the specific purpose of actively relating the psychological and social sciences to the needs and concerns of society..." Although no where to be seen in their official bio or anywhere else from a mainstream source, some have claimed the institute was founded in 1921 by the Marquess of Tavistock/Duke of Bedford line (Russell family). Since this is a long time Order of the Garter family it would tie into the same network as the Rockefellers.




United Nations


The New York Times on November 26, 1975, 'Rocky's Rocky Road': "At the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco, Nelson Rockefeller was in the forefront of the struggle to establish not only an American system of political and economic security but a new world order." At this April-June 1945 Conference the representatives of 50 countries drew up the United Nations Charter on International Organization.

The United Nations headquarters has been built on land donated by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. The team of international architects hired to built the UN headquarters was headed by Wallace K. Harrison, a principal architect of Rockefeller Center, which was also the location the team was working from (4).






Its official history reads: "Since its inception in 1952 by Eric M. Warburg, Atlantik-Brücke has become the key transatlantic institution in Germany. It has developed many important programs, which encompass a broad spectrum of political, economic, and social topics, involving top-level decision-makers from politics and business, high ranking military officers, well-known academics, teachers, high school students, and journalists from both sides of the Atlantic. Our membership consists of more than 500 members." Eric M. Warburg (1900-1990), a New York banker, was the son of Max Warburg who had stayed in Nazi Germany until 1938. Max's brothers were Partners of Jacob Schiff in Kuhn Loeb & Co. and instrumental in setting up the Federal Reserve. (Another) Max Warburg is today's treasurer of Atlantik-Brücke. Walther Kiep, its long time chairman, was the former treasurer of Kohl's CDU. Kiep has been identified as a corrupt politician, deeply involved in the illegal arms sales of the Thyssens and the German intelligence agencies. His bio can be read here. Coincidentally, George H.W. Bush has written a welcome for the site of Atlantik-Brücke.




American Council on Germany


The official history reads: "The ACG was incorporated in 1952 in New York to encourage reconciliation and understanding following the two disastrous wars in the first half of the 20th century. Among its early leaders were John J. and Ellen McCloy, General Lucius D. Clay, Christopher Emmet, Joseph Kaskell, Dr. George N. Shuster, and Eric M. Warburg. Because of their vision of transatlantic cooperation, the Council has served as a key bridge between Germany and the United States for over 50 years." At another part of their website, 'Warburg Chapters,' it reads: "Based on a grant from a business partner of the late Eric M. Warburg, one of the founders of the ACG, Chapters of the Council were established outside of New York." And yet another section, 'Fellowships for Other Mid-Level Professionals,' reads: "The John J. McCloy Fund of the American Council on Germany was established in 1975 as a tribute to John J. McCloy, soldier, statesman, lawyer, banker, and the first civilian U.S. High Commissioner for Germany. Mr. McCloy worked continually to strengthen friendship and cooperation between Germans and Americans."

So, Eric M. Warburg and John J. McCloy were two of the primary founders of the American Council on Germany. Warburg's bio can be seen above. McCloy, a Pilgrims Society member, oversaw Germany's return to statehood and released Hitler's industrial backers as Fritz Thyssen, Hjalmar Schacht, Friedrich Flick, and Alfred Krupp. McCloy became a chairman of the Rockefeller's Chase National Bank and a chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, among other things. Henry Kissinger, Brent Scowcroft, Dean Rusk, Dick Cheney, Richard Holbrooke, Dean Acheson, George Ball, Bill Bradley, Zbigniew Brzezinski, McGeorge Bundy, and Paul Volcker have sat on the board of the American Council on Germany and/or have participated in its meetings.






Joseph Retinger, a Vatican-loving Polish mystery man with high level connections all over Europe and the United States, seems to have been the primary founder of Bilderberg. He was the person that recruited Prince Bernhard as a "figurehead" (the term used by Retinger's secretary). David Rockefeller was approached on the other side of the ocean. David's answer: "I thought it sounded like a very good idea. It seemed to me that there were problems and misunderstandings between the United States and Europe. And I'm a great believer in conversation as a way to get at the problem, at the roots of difficulties" (5). David seems to have been the only member of Bilderberg that has attended every single meeting since 1954.




Asia Society (New York)


According to their official history: "The Asia Society was founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd to foster understanding between Asians and Americans." Many Pilgrims attend Asia Society meetings.




Japan Society (New York)


Originally founded by a prominent New York businessman, Lindsay Russell, who was also involved in creating the Pilgrims Society. John D. Rockefeller III reorganized the Japan Society after WWII and increased its influence. According to the Japan Society's official history: "After the war, Japan Society slowly resumed its activities, and under the stewardship of John D. Rockefeller 3rd, who had a deep and abiding interest in Japan, it assumed its modern form, greatly expanding the range and volume of its programming."




Treaty of Rome


The Treaty of Rome created the European Economic Community, the predessessor of the European Union. It also created the European Atomic Commission. As chef-de-cabinet of Henri Spaak's government, Baron Robert Rothschild worked for two years with Spaak to establish the Treaty of Rome. At the final signing, Paul Henri Spaak whispered to Rothschild: "I think that we have re-established the Roman Empire without a single shot being fired" (6). Etienne Davignon would be Rothschild's follow-up as chef de Cabinet under Spaak in 1964, and would become one of the most influential builders of the (private) European unification movement.




Pugwash Conferences


The prime organizer of the original event was Lord Bertrand Russell. He was a member of the Cambridge Aspostles, just as Lord Victor Rothschild, the 3rd Baron Rothschild and father of today's Lord Jacob Rothschild. Aldous Huxley (wrote 'Brave New World'), John Maynard Keynes (famous economist; close friend of CFR chair and J.P. Morgan chairman Russell C. Leffingwell), and the 'Cambridge spies' (gay; MI5; MI6; 'KGB' spies; close associates of Lord Victor Rothschild) were other members of the Aspostles. The first Pugwash meeting was held at the home of Cyrus Eaton, Sr. in Pugwash, Nova Scotia (7). Eaton began his career working for John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Cyrus Eaton, Jr. would later team up with the Rockefellers to start an investment project in the Soviet Union during the height of the Vietnam war (8). The Rothschilds announced that they would team up with the same Rockefeller company two years later (9).




Dartmouth Conferences


Initiated in 1960 at Dartmouth College in an effort to prevent U.S.-Soviet nuclear conflict. David Rockefeller, a Pilgrims Society member among many other things, was a co-founder and long time participant of the event. It's not mentioned a whole lot, but according to the website of the Presidential Medal of Freedom: "He [David] was also a co-founder of the Dartmouth Conference and the Trilateral Commission, both of which have opened new pathways of communication for world leaders."




Americas Society (New York)


The official history starts out with: "In 1965, a group of noted businessmen led by David Rockefeller founded the Center for Inter-American Relations... The Center for Inter-American Relations was later to be absorbed into Americas Society in 1985. "




Club of Rome


A scientific think tank that tries to identify and solve the most crucial problems of our global society. It communicates their findings to governments and non-government organizations alike. Founders include Aurelio Peccei, at the time second in command of Fiat under Gianni Agnelli (Chase Manhattan; large shareholder Rockefeller Center; friend of Kissinger, David Rockefeller, and the Rothschild family); Carroll Wilson of the Pilgrims, the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and once advisor to its president, Vannevar Bush; and Dean Rusk (Rhodes Scholar; former president of the Rockefeller Foundation; Pilgrims Society and Knights of Malta member). Alexander King was another, more prominent founder. He was a British scientist who had been trusted with some of the most sensitive state secrets. (10)




Williamsburg meetings


According to a 1997 Asia Society publication: "First convened in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1971 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, the Williamsburg Conference is a preeminent nongovernmental gathering of leading Americans and Asians dedicated to nurturing U.S.-Asian understanding."




1001 Nature Trust / Club


Somewhere buried in the WWF archives: "An economist and a lawyer, Charles de Haes was born in Antwerp in 1938. He first became involved in WWF in the early 1970s when asked by International Trustee Anton Rupert to help create “The 1001: A Nature Trust”. Through this, HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands – WWF founder President – and one thousand other influential individuals agreed to each contribute US$10,000 to WWF. This was designed with a view to achieving financial independence for the secretariat... " Anton Rupert first conferred with Prince Philip, head of WWF UK. Look for more information in the PEHI article on the 1001 Club. The Rothschild Foundation and individual Rothschild family members, through the Club 21 and the Peace Parks Club, are heavy sponsors of the WWF affiliated Peace Parks Foundation, headed by Anton Rupert. The same, but to a lesser extent, is and was true for David and Laurance Rockefeller.




US-USSR Trade and Economic Council


The initial proposal to erect this council was made by an unknown person at the Dartmouth Conference of 1972, which was co-founded and attended by David Rockefeller. George Shultz subsequently did most of the work to bring this organization about. Through his mother's side, the Pratts, Shultz's family has a long history of working with (or for) the Rockefellers. Charles Pratt (1830-1891) merged his company with Standard Oil and became a Partner of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Charles Millard Pratt (1858-1933) was a treasurer of Standard Oil, while his former mansion, the Charless Pratt House, has been the headquarters of the Council on Foreign Relations since 1945. Shultz himself, a Bechtel director who is (or has been) a Pilgrims Society member, is today's chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase's International Advisory Council. According to his digital Who's Who, David Rockefeller has been chairman of the Overseas Development Council of the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council, Inc. According to the Rockefeller Archive Center, David has been a director of the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council, Inc. (11)




Trilateral Commission


According to the FAQ on the website of the Trilateral Commission: "David Rockefeller was the principal founder of the Commission. He has served on the Executive Committee from the beginning in mid-1973 and was North American Chairman from mid-1977 through November, 1991. Zbigniew Brzezinski played an important role in the formation of the Commission. He was its first Director (1973-76) and its major intellectual dynamo in those years. Dr. Brzezinski rejoined the Commission in 1981 and now serves on the Executive Committee." Pilgrims Society member George S. Franklin, Jr., who once was a roommate of David Rockefeller, has also been named at times as a co-founder of the Trilateral Commission.




National Council for US-China Trade


According to the official history of the US-China Business Council: "The United States-China Business Council, Inc. is a private, non-profit, non-partisan, member-supported organization. It is the principal organization of US corporations engaged in business relations with the People's Republic of China. Founded in [May] 1973 as the National Council for US-China Trade, the Council originally served the early efforts of US business in China in the absence of formal diplomatic relations between the two nations." This council was founded after Kissinger, a Pilgrims Society member and Rockefeller protege, started his negotiations with China. David Rockefeller is known to have visited China at least in June 1973 where he spoke with Zhou Enlai and other leaders. March 2, 2005, China Institute Of International Studies: "When meeting David Rockefeller in June 1973, Zhou said to him that it was necessary to find appropriate methods conducive to the development of the trade between two sides under different political systems." Gary Allen has posted a picture of one of the early meetings between Zhou and David in his 1976 book 'The Rockefeller Files.'




1st World Wilderness Conference (still going on)


1989, George Hunt, 'The New World Bank, Religion, & Rulers': September 1987, Fourth World Wilderness Conference, Maurice Strong introduces Edmund de Rothschild: "One of the most important initiatives that is open here for your consideration is that of the Conservation Banking Program. As mentioned this morning, we have [inaudible] here the person who really is the source of this very significant concept. He was/is one of the trustees of the International Wilderness Foundation which sponsored this meeting. He was at the first of these conferences. His conversion to the relationship between conservation and economic development has been a pioneering one... Many of the energy developments that we have seen have come from his early anticipation of our energy needs... And I'm just delighted to have this opportunity of introducing to you, Edmund de Rothschild." David Rockefeller and James Baker were present at that same 1987 meeting. Baker, Rockefeller, and Edmund de Rothschild have all three been members of the Pilgrims Society. George Hunt, a college level Business Management teacher, a business consultant, and the owner of a small environment company, was warned by the Rockefeller group not to rebuke any of the claims made by Edmund de Rothschild or any other speaker at that conference. Tickets of this low-profile 1987 event were $650 each.




Canada-China Business Council


The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, February 7, 1997, the words of Senator Jack Austin, President of Canada-China Business Council: "The Canada-China Business Council was organized in 1978, at the very beginning of the Deng Xiaoping economic reform period. It was organized by a group of leaders, Paul Desmarais [Sr.], Maurice Strong, Paul Lin, and one or two others, to begin the development of a commercial relationship with China." For some reason, Maurice Strong was recruited by the United Nations headquarters in New York at age 17-18 where he supposedly met with the Rockefellers and other influential people. After 2 months, Strong went out on his own again and returned as a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation in 1972, at about the same time he became UN secretary-general. He would remain a close associate of different members of the Rockefeller family throughout his life, not to mention Edmund de Rothschild. The Desmarais family, owners of the Power Corporation with its large interests in Belgium, France and China, are long time board members of Morgan Chase, while Andre Desmarais is today's honorary chairman of the Canada-China Business Council. Andre is also a member of the Chief Executive's Council of International Advisors of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and a director of China's CITIC.




European Round Table


Officially founded by Pehr Gyllenhammar, who at that time was already an 11-year member of the International Advisory Committee of Chase Manhattan Bank. At about the time he came up with the idea of the ERT, Gyllenhammar was recruited into Kissinger Associates. Since 1999, he is a senior partner and managing director of Lazard Partners and since 2003 he is vice-chairman of Rothschild Europe, while also serving as chairman of the Rothschild pension funds. Etienne Davignon is the one who initially challenged Gyllenhammar to establish an organization like the ERT. Davignon has set up and chaired many of the private organizations involved with the European unification movement. He is a good friend of Henry Kissinger and a former chairman of Société Générale de Belgique. Umberto Agnelli, younger brother of Rockefeller-Rothschild-Kissinger associate Gianni Agnelli, was among the small initial group of ERT members.




American Austrian Foundation


According to the website: "... founded in 1984 by a group of Americans and Austrians with a keen interest in promoting a positive relationship between the two countries. They included former Austrian President Dr. Rudolf Kirchschläger, the late Honorable Cyrus R. Vance [Pilgrims], George Ball [Pilgrims] and John E. Leslie [Pilgrims], as well as the Honorable Milton A. Wolf, Ph.D., the late Billy Wilder, David Rockefeller [Pilgrims], the Honorable Felix Rohatyn and the Honorable Henry A. Grunwald."




America-China Society


Annual Report 2001, National Committee on United States-China Relations: "Following approval by the boards of directors of the two organizations, the America China Society (ACS) is now in the process of merging with the National Committee. When the merger is finalized, ACS will officially become the America- China Forum of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. ACS was founded in 1987 by former Secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger and Cyrus Vance to improve understanding between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and counts former presidents, secretaries of state, national security advisors, and other former senior officials and business leaders among its directors." According to an official biography of Robert C. McFarlane posted at Partnership for a Secure America: "He is a co-founder (with Dr. Henry Kissinger) and Vice Chair of the America-China Society..." McFarlane has been to China with Kissinger in the 1973-1976 period to make intelligence exchanges. Today's National Committee on U.S.-China Relations says it was erected in 1966 and no mention is made of the America-China Society. Kissinger is among the directors of this group though. Cyrus Vance has died.




Manitou Foundation and the international New Age village


Set up by Hanne and Maurice Strong. A team including Laurance Rockefeller was doing scientific research in the area and created the Manitou Habitat Conservation Plan (MHCP). The official Manitou Foundation website reads: "In the mid 1990’s, Manitou and specialists of The Conservation Fund, with generous support of Laurance Rockefeller and the Jackson Hole Preserve, devoted several years to extensive studies of Manitou’s mountain properties, culminating in the creation of the Manitou Habitat Conservation Plan (MHCP). Comprehensive assessments were made of the terrain, slope, soil types, drainage and erosion patterns; botanical studies and wildlife patterns - corridors, birthing areas, human interface issues; forest health and wildfire concerns, and so forth. This culminated in a master conservation easement being laid on almost all of the Manitou Mountain Tract to the east of the Chalets."




EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation & EU-Japan Business Dialogue


June 22, 2004, The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan: "Mr. Davignon is also a founder member of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and co-chairman of the EU-Japan Business Dialogue Round Table." Davignon has been chairman of the EU-Japan Business Dialogue from 1995 to 2005. He has been involved in almost any private globalist institute of the European Union and was 0maybe still is) a director of Kissinger Associates, once founded by a good friend of his.




Earth Charter Commission


June 29, 2000, PRNewswire, 'Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands to Receive the Earth Charter': "At a ceremony this morning at Aula Academia, Peace Palace, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix, is to receive the Earth Charter... This presentation marks the beginning of a worldwide Earth Charter Initiative to circulate and promote use of the Earth Charter. Other world leaders participating in the presentation of the Earth Charter include: Ruud Lubbers, Co-Chair Earth Charter Steering Committee and former Prime Minister of The Netherlands; Maurice Strong, Under-Secretary General and Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chairman of the Earth Council... Mikhail Gorbachev, Co-Chair, the Earth Charter Commission and President, Green Cross International; Steven Rockefeller, Religion professor, philanthropist, and Chair of the Earth Charter Drafting Committee." According to Earth Charter USA: "Steven C. Rockefeller: Has been involved in the Earth Charter Initiative since 1995 and has chaired the Earth Charter International Drafting Committee since 1997; joined the Earth Charter Commission in May 2000... currently the chairman of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund." Maurice Strong's involvement in the New Age environment movement is well documented. Just as his close association to the Rockefellers and Edmund de Rothschild. The Peace Palace, mentioned in the quote above, was built in 1913 by Andrew Carnegie and is the location of the Carnegie Foundation in The Netherlands. It is headed by the Bilderberger, Hans van den Broek, an appointment he received after his daughter became the wife of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau.




Friends of Europe


June 4, 1999, The Guardian, 'EU sets limited goals for reform': "Viscount Davignon, now head of Belgium's vast conglomerate Societe Generale, has put together the Friends of Europe group to propose far more sweeping changes in the way the EU is run. He proposes a second chamber for the European parliament to be composed of MPs from national parliaments, and an end to the six-monthly rotation of the council presidency. Above all, he wants to streamline the work of the council of ministers into one economic council, one foreign and security affairs council, and a general affairs council for all other business, run by permanently assigned ministers from each member state." Friends of Europe is located in La Bibliothèque Solvay, named after a family closely associated with with the Davignons. Etienne is president of the group while his trusted sidekick Baron Daniel Janssen is on the executive committee. Peter Mandelson, a close Rothschild associate, is one of the trustees.




Policy Network


September 22, 2002, The Sunday Times, 'Rothschild bankrolls Mandelson think tank': "Peter Mandelson, the former secretary of state for Northern Ireland, has found a new backer for his political ambitions in the shape of Sir Evelyn de Rothschild... it is perhaps no surprise that de Rothschild has emerged as the mystery funder of Policy Network, a “super think tank” that boasts some of No 10’s senior policy advisers on its board and is chaired by none other than Mandelson... The sum donated to date is said to be £250,000. The name of the donor is missing from the think tank’s accounts, but its directors have been privately concerned that they will look secretive if they continue to hide his identity. One tipped off The Sunday Times last week: “It hasn’t been publicised, but de Rothschild’s involvement is well known to the board.”" Peter Mandelson was the chairman of the think tank, while Sir Evelyn de Rothschild quietly provided the money. The Policy Network coordinates between the New Democrats in the US and New Labour in the UK.




Open Russia Foundation


Founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky of Yukos Oil who invited Lord Jacob Rothschild and Henry Kissinger to become patrons. There were only four patrons in total.




European Financial Services Round Table


ERT founder Pehr Gyllenhammar was the initial (and still only) chairman. He was a managing director of Lazard at the time, possibly still on the board of Chase Manhattan, and had resigned from Kissinger Associates in 1997. Today he is a vice chairman of Rothschild Europe and chairman of the Rothschild Pension Funds.



1966, Carroll Quigley, 'Tragedy and Hope' (originally written in 1949)
1981, Carroll Quigley, 'The Anglo-American establishment'


According to the LCF Rothschild Group: "As brokers and financiers, as bankers to royal houses and governments, as railway magnates, politicians, personalities, patrons and philantropists, the Rothschilds have never forgotten how to "walk with Kings - nor lost the common touch". The Rothschilds have thus remained united in every endeavour, from the creation of De Beers and the financing of Royal Dutch to the privatisation of the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas."


1984, prof. Kees van der Pijl, 'The Making of an Atlantic Ruling Class' Original sources:
* 1925, Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, 'Praktischer Idealismus'
* 1958, Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, 'Eine Idee erobert Europa. Meine Lebenserinnerungen' (Nicholas Murray Butler


Original from is not available anymore.


NPS / VPRO, Andere Tijden, 'Bilderberg-conferentie 1954'. First broadcasted on January 6, 2004. Includes interviews with Bernhard, David Rockefeller, and Retinger's secretary. It also plays recordings from the 1954 meeting.


1998, The Weekley Telegraph, Baron Robert Rothschild Obituary


Government of Canada's Digital Collections


January 16, 1967, New York Times, 'Eaton Joins Rockefellers to Spur Trade with Reds'. Remember that this was one year before the Tet offensive, the height of the Vietnam War.


October 20, 1969, New York Times, 'Mutual Fund Venture Set'. The whole message reads: "The International Basic Economic Corporation of New York and N.M. Rothschild and Sons of London announced over the weekend that they expected to conclude a formal arrangement early next year to set up and manage mutual funds for sale to the public throughout the world. The joint undertaking is expected to commerce operations with managed assets totalling about $13-million."


Club of Rome official history


April 27, 1987, John W. Robbins (Ph.D.), 'Birds of a Feather: American and Soviet Traders are Flocking Together'
* Additionally: January 1986, the Phoenix Letter of Antony Sutton (

Author: Joël van der Reijden
Written: January 18, 2005

The people with the endless bios
An introduction to the world we live in - Appendix C



Cecil & de Vere









Author: Joël van der Reijden
January 18 , 2005