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He doesn't know about the original effort by John Poindexter and others to sweep the entire data universe to do predictive modeling of people and weed out potential terrorists? Right: that was back in 2003, when Zuck was only 19 and still in that dorm room. Ignorance may not be a defense, but it means the ...
Total Information Awareness was the brainchild of John Poindexter, the Reagan administration official who got his conviction in the Iran-Contra scandal overturned on appeal. At the time, it was designed to be a sweeping new electronic data-mining program, to access all sorts of digital information from just ...

“Effective April 2, 2018, Greg will lead this very important business unit of JBPCO and report to me,” said John Poindexter chairman and CEO for JBPCO. Prior to joining Reading Truck Group, Freeman was president of the Graham Packaging Company, which is in the household, personal care and ...
Ronald Reagan's National Security Advisor John Poindexter was convicted of multiple felonies after running a covert operation out of the National Security Council without the knowledge of Congress or other agencies of government. In recent history, Brent Scowcroft is viewed as the most successful holder ...
Savage called for an assassination investigation: “This is going to be bigger and bigger and bigger. We need the equivalent of a Warren Commission; we need an immediate autopsy before the body is disposed of.” In response to the conspiracy claims, businessman John Poindexter, who made the original ...
1988 - Indictments were issued for Lt. Colonel Oliver North, Vice Admiral John Poindexter of the National Security Council, and two others for their involvement in the Iran-Contra affair. 1988 - Mickey Thompson and his wife Trudy were shot to death in their driveway. Thompson, known as the "Speed King," ...

A federal grand jury on this day in 1988 indicted John Poindexter, a former national security adviser to President Ronald Reagan, and Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North, an aide who had served under Poindexter, on multiple charges of conspiracy, lying to Congress, obstruction of justice, and altering and ...
Also, on March 16, a federal grand jury indicted Oliver North and John Poindexter in what would become known as the Iran-Contra Affair. ... According to Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh, the 23-count indictment charging that North, former national security adviser John Poindexter and two ...
The position proved particularly problematic for Reagan, who churned through six advisors in his eight-year presidency, including Robert “Bud” McFarlane and John Poindexter (both of whom were later implicated in the Iran-Contra scandal). Retired General Mike Flynn at a rally for Donald Trump in Green ...
"I can tell you that [TIA] programme was being run by admiral John Poindexter," Walzman says. "They brought him in, he was running the programme, and when they shut it down Poindexter went to Singapore: and in Singapore he helped them build a similar kind of system to create the same kind of ...
Neither Obama nor Bush reviewed the briefing book every day, and at times they skipped a session, especially when traveling. President Ronald Reagan read the PDB every day but chose not to have a briefing from a CIA officer, said John Poindexter, who served as Reagan's national security adviser.
Reagan submitted to two more rounds of questions after he was out of office, during his former national security adviser John Poindexter's 1990 criminal trial and again for Walsh's team in 1992. Several Trump allies have recently issued public warnings about the serious legal risk he would face in live ...
They centered their opposition to Reagan's proposal on their understanding of the conventional capabilities of NATO and the Warsaw Pact in Europe. John Poindexter, Reagan's national security adviser, wrote to the president rescinding his previous support of the elimination of ballistic missiles less than a ...
John Poindexter, owner of Cibolo Creek Ranch, speaks to reporters the day after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the West Texas Resort ranch Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Shafter, Texas. ... more. Photo: Matthew Busch /Getty Images. Image 2 of 4. Ranch owner John Poindexter found ...
But about 9 p.m. he said, 'it's been a long day and a long week, I want to get some sleep," recalled Houston businessman John Poindexter, who owns the 30,000-acre luxury ranch. When Poindexter tried to awaken Scalia about 8:30 the next morning, the judge's door was locked and he did not answer.
The entrance to the Cibolo Creek Ranch, the day after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (Matthew Busch / Getty Images). When Texas millionaire John Poindexter invited Justice Antonin Scalia to his remote ranch near the Mexican border, it was for a private party with about 35 other ...
Jim Jones, Tom Donilon) and most of President Reagan's (Richard Allen, William Clark, Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter, Frank Carlucci, Colin Powell). In retrospect, this may someday wind up being the most accurate categorization of H.R. McMaster as well — less because of what he could have done, ...

Sekulow declined comment when asked Monday night about the president's attempt to hire Buchanan, a former assistant U.S. attorney in Virginia, and Webb, a former Reagan-era U.S. attorney from Chicago. Webb led the prosecution of Adm. John Poindexter during the Iran-Contra affair and later, as an ...
Many national-security advisors, including Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter, Colin Powell, James Jones, Michael Flynn, and H.R. McMaster, have come from the professional military. Even many of those who made their careers in academia, law, or government, like McGeorge Bundy, Henry Kissinger, ...
Investigators working for Attorney General Ed Meese discovered that much of the money from the sales had been diverted by Lt. Colonel Oliver North, working for the National Security Council with the approval of McFarlane's successor, Admiral John Poindexter, to provide assistance to the Nicaraguan ...
... 1971 President Nixon pledges a withdrawal of 100,000 more men from Vietnam by December. 1980 The United States breaks relations with Iran. 1983 Specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson make the first Space Shuttle spacewalk. 1990 John Poindexter is found guilty in the Iran-Contra scandal.


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