Marines protect Democracy, they don't practice it.
Colin Powell referred to Armitage as his "white
6 foot, balding, power-lifter, now 56,
can still bench press 300 or more pounds
and reportedly "enjoys killing."
William Tyree, Special Forces Veteran said,
"Armitage used to 'sit ambush' on the trails in Laos and Cambodia.
He liked it.
photos of Armitage with a topless Vietnamese nightclub
owner Nguyen O'Rourke brought allegations
of gambling and prostitution
Vietnam-era covert operative and Contra-era figure
Mr. Armitage is a Graduate of Annapolis.He has been awarded
the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service
(four times), the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding
Public Service, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Award for Outstanding
Public Service, the Presidential Citizens Medal, presented by
the President to citizens who have performed exemplary deeds
of service, and the Department of State Distinguished Honor
RICHARD ARMITAGE QUIETLY CONFIRMED
AS DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE
previously been investigated by President Reagan's Commission on
Organized Crime (1984) for alleged links to gambling and prostitution
denied a 1989 appointment as Assistant Secretary of State because
of links to Iran-Contra and other scandals
Oliver North trial specifically named Armitage as one of the Department
of Defense officials responsible for illegal transfers of weapons
to Iran and the Contras
thoroughly intertwined with the likes of CIA veteran Ted Shackley,
Richard Secord, Heine Aderholt, Elliot Abrams, Dewey Clarridge, Edwin
Wilson and Tom Clines. All of these men have been directly linked
to CIA covert operations, the drug trade, the abandonment of U.S.
prisoners of War after Vietnam and/or Iran-Contra.
George H.W.Bush-era covert functionary who has been linked to covert
operations, drug smuggling and the expansion of organized crime operations
in Russia, Central Asia and the Far East.
Dogmen 20 2.htm