Hanns Seidel Foundation

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Formation November 1966
An important group in international parapolitical manipulation, active in Latin America, Fiji and other places.

The Hanns Seidel Foundation is, according to David Teacher, "an important group in international parapolitical manipulation" and notes that "active in Latin America for the Contras,[1] supporting Mobuto in Zaire, involved in the Fiji coup in 1987, it was caught diverting state development aid from Germany into right-wing party coffers in Ecuador in the same year."[1]

Origins

The foundation was named after the CSU politician Hanns Seidel.

Connections

Dieter A. Schmidt was foreign policy director of the Institute for Foreign Relations at the Hanns Seidel Foundation throughout the 1980s and 1990s until his death in 1999. He also attended Le Cercle.

Activities

As of March 2010, the Foundation was a supporter of the think tank Security and Defence Agenda.



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