Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Bush's new War Czar married to UN Peacekeeping Official, CFR-member

Lt. General Douglas Lute, West Point class of 1975, President Bush's new War Czar, is married to Jane Holl Lute, Assistant United Nations Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and a member of the globalist, one-worlder Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Steve Lefemine
May 16, 2007

Posted on Wed, May. 16, 2007

'War czar' named
New Bush aide will be in charge of fighting in Iraq, Afghanistan
The Associated Press
[excerpts, highlighting added]

WASHINGTON ­ President Bush has chosen Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute, the Pentagon’s director of operations, to oversee the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan as a “war czar” after a long search for new leadership, administration officials said Tuesday.

The addition will help Stephen Hadley, Bush’s national security adviser, who monitors hot spots around the world.

[Note: Stephen Hadley is also a CFR member]

Lute became director of operations for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in September. Before that, he served for more than two years as director of operations at U.S. Central Command, during which he oversaw combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with other regions.

A West Point graduate, he has had an extensive military career.


Jane Holl Lute Assistant United Nations Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations
2006 Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Membership Roster

See a concise overview article about the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) on the internet at:
"The Definition of Tyranny," The New American (May 15, 1995), by John F. McManus


United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations

Jane Holl Lute

Jane Holl Lute is Assistant Secretary-General for peacekeeping operations at the United Nations with specific responsibilities for personnel, finance, and logistical support necessary to mount and sustain UN field-based peace operations world-wide.

Ms. Lute joined the United Nations from the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund where she served as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Previously, Ms. Lute directed the project on the Role of American Military Power for the Association of the United States Army and was a senior public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Center for Scholars. From 1994-1999 she was the executive director of the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict. Before joining Carnegie, Ms. Lute was director for European affairs on the national security council staff at the White House, serving under both presidents Bush and Clinton from 1991-1994.

A career officer in the United States Army, she held command, served in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm, taught political science at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and served in Europe. Ms. Lute retired from the Army in 1994.

She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University, a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and is a member of the Virginia bar.

She is married to Major General Douglas E. Lute, and they have three daughters.

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