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Old 01-05-2018, 04:26 PM   #39
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Default Diligence, BGR – Neil Bush

I’ve found more interesting information on the Diligence LLC, whose chairman Richard Burt is also affiliated with the Alfa Bank (besides Burt’s ties to various major US politicians, including Donald Drumpf).
I’ve found a connection to George W. Bush’s brother, Neil Bush.

Around the time of the Iraq invasion, New Bridge Strategies was formed. The principal backers included Joe Albaugh (Chief of Staff to then-Governor Bush of Texas and Campaign Manager for the Bush-Cheney 2000 presidential campaign), Ed Rogers, John Howland and Jamal Daniel.
Daniel is also co-chairman of Crest Investment. The other co-chairman is none other than Neil Bush…
Daniel's family, Christians originating from Syria, reportedly was involved in the founding of the Ba'ath Party and remained affiliated with it in both Syria and Iraq even after Hafez al-Assad came to power. Jamal Daniel boasts connections with the families of the rulers of at least 5 Middle East countries: Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Syria, Yemen and Lebanon.
Neil Bush was hired by Jamel Daniel as a “consultant” for New Bridge, for $15,000 every three months for 3 to 4 hours a week.

In 2006, Ed Rogers (former Deputy Assistant to George HW Bush) was vice Chairman and Director of New Bridge Strategies and also a director of Diligence Inc.
Ed Rogers and Lanny Griffith were also the top executives of republican lobbying firm Barbour, Griffith and Rogers (BGR). BGR was the initial funder for Diligence.
Diligence's current Chairman is Richard Burt, who is also a Director of BGR.
Diligence Middle East Inc. is a joint venture between Diligence Inc. and New Bridge Strategies.
At one time BGR, Diligence and New Bridge shared the same 1275 Pennsylvania Avenue address in Washington DC.

Most people focus on the countries Iran or Israel and Saudi Arabia. Sadly overlooked is the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Neil Bush also has strong business ties with the UAE.
Neil Bush visited the UAE in October 2000, and in October and November 2001. In 2002, Neil was again in the UAE to get funds for his Ignite! Inc. company.
UAE is a major investor in The Carlyle Group, where George H.W. Bush was once a senior adviser:
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Richard Burt is also a Senior Advisor of McLarty and Associates.

Thomas F. McLarty III is the President at McLarty Associates. He was the cofounder of Kissinger McLarty Capital Group.
McLarty was also a member of the Advisory Board at Diligence London.
McLarty is senior advisor of The Carlyle Group LP.

McLarty was also President Clinton's Chief of Staff.
He was also an advisor of US Presidents George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter:

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