Bush-Carlyle Group Archive
Special Report, 2002
Carlucci, chairman of the Carlyle Group], was brought into the Nixon
Administration by Donald Rumsfeld, his roommate and wrestling partner
at Princeton, and quickly make his way into senior positions at the
Office of Economic Opportunity (where he worked with Dick Cheney), the
Department of Health, Education and Welfare (where he was mentored by
Caspar Weinberger) and the White House Office of Management and Budget
(where he hired an up-and-coming Army officer named Colin Powell)."
Capitalism Goes Global
April 1, 2002
Conway, managing director and co-founder of the Carlyle Group, was talking
recently about the media coverage of his bank and the cast of ex-Presidents
and former officials, including George H.W. Bush, James Baker III and
Frank Carlucci, on its payroll."
heart of the American dream
June 16, 2002
11 September, while Al-Qaeda's planes slammed into the World Trade Center
and the Pentagon, the Carlyle Group hosted a conference at a Washington
hotel. Among the guests of honour was a valued investor: Shafig bin
Laden, brother to Osama."
Week of May 1 - 7, 2002
that a very close friend. Two internal Defense Department documents
-- letters between Carlyle and Rumsfeld -- recently made available to
the Voice show the intimate relationship between the Bush administration
and the Carlyle Group."
Big Guys Work For the Carlyle Group
March 18, 2002
you the sort of person who believes in conspiracies--the Trilateral
Commission secretly runs the world, that sort of thing? Well, then,
here's a company for you. The Carlyle Group, a Washington, D.C., buyout
firm, is one of the nation's largest defense contractors. It has billions
of dollars at its disposal and employs a few important people. Maybe
you've heard of them: former Secretary of State Jim Baker, former Secretary
of Defense Frank Carlucci, and former White House budget director Dick
Darman. Wait, we're just getting warmed up. William Kennard, who recently
headed the FCC, and Arthur Levitt, who just left the SEC, also work
for Carlyle. As do former British Prime Minister John Major and former
Philippines President Fidel Ramos. Let's see, are we forgetting anyone?
Oh, right, former President George Herbert Walker Bush is on the payroll
Buildup Enriches Firm Staffed by Big Guns
January 10, 2002
George W. Bush's father works for Carlyle; so does former Defense Secretary
Frank C. Carlucci, whose close friend Donald H. Rumsfeld now runs the
Pentagon; and so does a stellar cast of retired generals and Cabinet
secretaries, including former Secretary of State James A. Baker III."
January 8, 2002
everyone else in the United States, the group stood transfixed as the
events of September 11 unfolded. Present were former secretary of defense
Frank Carlucci, former secretary of state James Baker III, and representatives
of the bin Laden family. This was not some underground presidential
bunker or Central Intelligence Agency interrogation room. It was the
Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., the plush setting for the annual investor
conference of one of the most powerful, well-connected, and secretive
companies in the world: the Carlyle Group. And since September 11, this
little-known company has become unexpectedly important."
bin Laden and the Carlyle Group
November 10, 2001
hate conspiracy theories, but the saga of the Bush and bin Laden
families' relationship through the Carlyle Group is fascinating
and largely undisputed."