Mizgin Yilmaz- Richard Armitage Series

Mizgin Yilmaz- Richard Armitage Series

Armitage Part III: A Neocon for All Seasons?

Our first post on the American Turkish Council’s new chairman, Richard Armitage, focused on his early years and his involvement with Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle. Our second post focused on Armitage’s history in Washington and his involvement with the Iran-Contra Affair. This post will focus on Armitage’s role as the Deputy Secretary of State for [...]

Armitage Part II: History in Washington

Mizgin’s Desk Reports Our first look at the life of Richard Armitage, the new American Turkish Council chairman, focused on his adventures in Southeast Asia. Today we’ll look at his history in Washington. Back in Washington in 1980, Armitage served as a foreign policy advisor to President-elect Ronald Reagan, and was soon appointed by Reagan [...]

Armitage- Part I: The Early Years & the Golden Triangle

Mizgin’s Desk Reports As mentioned earlier, Brent Scowcroft will be ending his nine-year reign as chairman of the American Turkish Council (ATC) and will be succeeded by former Bush administration Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage. Armitage may be best remembered for leaking information to Robert Novak that exposed Valerie Plame as a covert [...]