Wednesday, August 03, 2005


Benefactors of the Carter Center Have Included King Fahd and the Bin Laden Family
He also said, "What has happened at Guantanamo Bay … does not represent the will of the American people. I’m embarrassed about it, I think it’s wrong."

Anyone who finds Carter’s anti-American hyperbole puzzling should read The Real Jimmy Carter by Steven F. Hayward. It contains this revealing information about the ex-president’s foreign sponsors:

"…Carter’s main post-presidential occupation has been founding and promoting the Carter Center… Carter spoke oddly of applying `new theories of conflict resolution’ to perennial conflicts around the world. The Carter Center, [Carter biographer] Peter Bourne explained, "was not to be a think tank in the traditional sense, turning out position papers or learned treatises. It was to be an action center, where its direct intervention would influence events.’ Or, as former secretary of state Dean Rusk put it, `Carter wanted to create a mini-United Nations in downtown Atlanta.’… [page 198]


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