Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)

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Event.png Le Cercle/1982 (Wildbad Kreuth)(Le Cercle/Meeting) Rdf-icon.png
Date 11 June 1982 - 13 June 1982
Participants Julian Amery,  John Browne,  John Biggs-Davison,  Brian Crozier,  Nicholas Elliot,  Frank Steele,  Peter Tennant,  Robert Gascoyne-Cecil,  Karl-Heinz Narjes,  Franz-Josef Schulze,  Hans Graf Huyn,  Bruno Heck,  Franz Josef Bach,  Monique Garnier-Lançon,  William François,  Henri Renard,  Jues Pujo,  Robert J. Hanks,  Paul Weyrich,  Pat Balestreri,  James Lucier,  Donald Jameson,  Miles Costick,  Margaret Carlisle,  Arnold M. Silver,  Richard McCormack,  Aline Griffith,  Alfredo Sánchez Bella,  Jaime Nogueira Pinto,  Álvaro Gomez-Hurtado,  Enrique Gomez-Hurtado,  Daniel Mazuera,  Robert Close,  Jacques Jonet,  Nicholas de Kerchove,  Benoît de Bonvoisin,  Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser,  Dieter Schmidt,  Franz-Josef Strauss
Description Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany

Le Cercle met in Wildbad Kreuth, West Germany from 11-13 June, 1982. The participants were guests of Franz-Josef Strauss. The conference was organised by Fanz Josef Bach.

Agenda

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Exposure

In 2011 Joel Van der Reijden discovered the first page of the attendee list for this conference amongst the papers of Monique Garnier-Lançon at Stanford University, and published it online.[1]

 

Participants

ParticipantDescription
Julian AmeryMI6, deep politician who chaired Le Cercle for several years.
Franz Josef BachA leading German member of the Cercle
Pat BalestreriAn unknown Cercle attendee.
Alfredo Sánchez Bella
John Biggs-Davison
Benoît de Bonvoisin
John Browne
Margaret Carlisle
Robert CloseBelgian Anti-Communist spook who attended Le Cercle.
Miles Costick
Brian CrozierArch espionage insider who founded his own intelligence agency
Nicholas ElliottA key spook with a wide range of connections.
William François
Charles Alan 'Pop' Fraser
Monique Garnier-Lançon
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
Enrique Gomez-Hurtado
Álvaro Gomez-Hurtado
Aline Griffith
Robert J. HanksCercle regular, rear admiral
Bruno Heck
Hans Graf Huyn
Donald Jameson
Jacques Jonet
Nicholas de Kerchove
James LucierCercle attendee
Daniel Mazuera
Richard McCormackDeep politician a long history and connections back to Vietnam, Nixon administration, succeeded Ted Shackley as US Chair of Le Cercle.
Karl-Heinz Narjes
Jaime Nogueira Pinto
Jues PujoUnknown Cercle visitor.
Henri Renard
Dieter A. Schmidt
Franz-Josef Schulze
Arnold Silver
Frank SteeleAn MI6 officer with African connections who opened contacts with the IRA in the early 1970s. He later moved into banking and attended more than one meeting of Le Cercle.
Franz Josef StraußA deep politician and politician, a known attendee of Le Cercle, accused in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals.
Peter Tennant
Paul Weyrich


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