Rudolph W. Giuliani: U.S. presidential election, 2008/campaign team
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- Jeb Bush Jr., Chairman of Florida Young Professionals for Rudy
- Steve Forbes, National Co-Chair and a Senior Policy Advisor
- Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, Florida Chairman
- Arthur Ravenel, Jr., Lowcountry Regional Chairman
- Karen Unger, Senior Adviser in Florida
- David Vitter, Chairman for the Southern region
Campaign team members
- Joe M. Allbaugh, Senior Advisor 
- John Avion, Speechwriter
- Dr. Michael Boskin, Senior Policy Adviser
- Dr. Mark P. Campbell, National Political Director
- Anne Dickerson, Consultant
- Mike DuHaime, Campaign Manager
- Jim Dyke, Senior Communications Adviser
- Daniel Freedman, Speechwriter
- Chris Henick, Head Political Adviser
- Margaret Hoover, former Deputy Finance Director for Giuliani's political action committee, Solutions America, which was launched June 16, 2006.
- Katie Levinson, National Communications Director (Levinson later became senior vice president and political director in Edelman's New York public affairs shop )
- Micheal McKeon, Senior Communication Adviser
- Jake Menges, Senior Advisor to the Political Department
- Jim Nussle, Campaign Adviser
- Ted Olson, Chairman of the Justice Advisory Committee
- Patrick Oxford, General Chairman of the Exploratory Committee
- Patrick Ruffini, e-campaign expert
- Brent Seaborn, Director of Strategy
- Bill Simon, Director of Policy
Finance team members
- Roy Bailey, National Finance Chairman
- Tom Benedetti, Finance Team Member
- Abby Farris, Finance Team Member
- Donna Henderson, National Finance Director
- Brent Lowder, California Finance Director
- Tom McGill, Assistant Finance Director
- Carol Reed, Texas Finance Director
- Christine Walton Southwest Region Finance Director
Economic policy team
The following are members of Giuliani's economic policy team:
- Dr. Michael Boskin, Chief Economic Policy Adviser
- Steve Forbes, National Co-Chair and a Senior Policy Adviser
Foreign policy team
On July 10, 2007, Giuliani announced the "line-up" of his foreign policy team, Ed Lasky wrote in the American Thinker. "His team reflects a blend of experts: those who hail from traditional diplomatic fields (Hill); those who have military expertise (Rosen); intellectuals (Podhoretz); those how have experience dealing with Congress (Kasten); those who are concerned that our schools are not preparing our diplomats to deal with reality and who believe our diplomats should represent America (Kramer); and those whose legal experience will help America deal with opposition from those who choose to engage in Lawfare against American interests (Berkowitz). A theme runs through it: Rudy will not appease enemies."
"Giuliani heads the pack of Republicans in terms of sheer neocon manpower. His appointment of Norman Podhoretz to his team of foreign policy advisers might be a shrewd bid to compete with the Democrats for Jewish money for his campaign, but it might also be reflective of a genuine inclination toward a policy of all aggression, all the time. Giuliani has endorsed the use of force to disarm Iran, including using nuclear weapons. Podhoretz has called for a World War IV against Islamofascism, which presumably means a war against all Muslim countries until they surrender. Giuliani is also being advised by Martin Kramer, a leading neocon who is associated with the pro-Israel Washington Institute for Near East Policy," Philip Giraldi wrote August 14, 2007, at Antiwar.com.
In October 2007, the Washington Post listed the following as Giuliani's foreign policy advisers.
- John Agresto, worked with Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq
- Gerard Alexander, "University of Virginia politics professor and American Enterprise Institute visiting scholar, European advisory board"
- Peter Beering, "Indiana terrorism preparedness coordinator and principal with consulting firm Indianapolis Terrorism Response Group, homeland security advisory board"
- Peter Berkowitz, "Hoover Institution senior fellow and George Mason Law School professor focusing on laws, ethics and politics; senior statecraft, human rights and freedom adviser"
- Robert C. Bonner, "former U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner and now a partner with law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, chief homeland security adviser"
- David R. Cameron, "Yale political science professor, European advisory board"
- Robert Conquest, "Soviet-era historian and former adviser to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and now a Hoover Institution research fellow; senior foreign policy advisory board"
- Lisa Curtis, "former staffer to Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and now a Heritage foundation senior research fellow, senior South Asia adviser"
- Carlos Eire, "Cuban activist and Yale renaissance studies professor, senior foreign policy advisory board"
- Joshua Filler, "former director Department of Homeland Security Office of State and Local Government Coordination director and now a homeland security consultant, homeland security advisory board"
- Louis J. Freeh, "former FBI director, homeland security advisory board chairman"
- David Frum, resident fellow at American Enterprise Institute, credited with helping coin phrase Axis of Evil
- Nile Gardiner, "Heritage Foundation senior research fellow and onetime foreign policy researcher for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, European advisory board"
- Stephen Haber, "Hoover Institution senior fellow and Stanford history and political science professor, senior western hemisphere adviser"
- Charles Hill, "former aide to Reagan-era secretary of state George P. Shultz and now a Hoover Institution research fellow, chief foreign policy adviser"
- Kim R. Holmes, "President George W. Bush’s former assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs and now the Heritage Foundation vice president of foreign and defense policy studies, senior foreign policy adviser"
- Daniel Johnson, "former Minnesota homeland security director, homeland security advisory board"
- Thomas Joscelyn, a "terrorism analyst and economist", and a 2006 Lincoln Fellow of the Claremont Institute, who believes that Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden, al Qaeda and terrorist attacks of 9/11 are connected and author of Iran's Proxy War Against America
- Former Sen. Robert Kasten (R-Wisc.), "former chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Foreign Operations Subcommittee, senior foreign policy advisory board"
- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), "homeland security advisory board"
- Martin Kramer, "former director of Tel Aviv University’s Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, senior Middle East adviser"
- Andrew B. Maner, "former Department of Homeland Security chief financial officer and now a member of the board of directors at emergency management software provider Previstar, homeland security advisory board"
- Adm. Robert J. Natter, USN Ret., then "commander of the US Atlantic Fleet at Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia, the world’s largest naval base", was "immediately" (between 8:46 and 9:03 a.m.) contacted by Giuliani (as he was being driven towards the smoking towers) on September 11, 2007, who "request[ed] air cover over New York";Senior Military Advisor
- John T. Odermatt, "former commissioner of the New York City Office of Emergency Management and Citigroup’s corporate director of business continuity, homeland security advisory board"
- Daniel Pipes, founded Middle East Forum and Campus Watch
- Norman Podhoretz, "Hudson Institute adjunct fellow and former editor of Commentary magazine, senior foreign policy advisory board"
- David Pryce-Jones, "novelist and essayist, senior foreign policy adviser"
- John Rabin, "former program director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Lessons Learned Information Sharing and now a consultant, homeland security advisory board"
- Michael Rubin, political adviser to Coalition Provisional Authority, served under Sec.Def. Donald Rumsfeld in Office of Special Plans, editor of Middle East Quarterly
- Stephen Peter Rosen, "President Reagan’s National Security Council staffer for political-military affairs and now a Harvard professor of national security and military affairs, senior defense adviser"
- Howard Safir, "former New York City Police commissioner and now a crisis management consultant, homeland security advisory board"
- Kori Schake, research fellow at Hoover Institution, with focus on "national security strategy, the effective use of military force, and European politics"; director for Defense Strategy and Requirements on the National Security Council during George W. Bush's first term
- Richard J. Sheirer, "former New York City emergency management commissioner and now a senior vice president with Giuliani Partners, homeland security advisory board"
- Seth Stodder, "former Customs and Border Protection director of policy and planning and now a senior counsel and lobbyist with law firm Akin Gump, homeland security advisory board"
- C. Stewart Verdery, Jr., "former Department of Homeland Security assistant secretary for policy and planning and founder of lobbying firm Monument Policy Group, homeland security advisory board"
- Thomas Von Essen, "former New York City Fire commissioner and now a senior vice president with Giuliani Partners, homeland security advisory board"
- Dr. Ruth Wedgwood, Member of the International Law and Organizations Advisory Board; "an internationally-renowned legal and United Nations expert"
- Kenneth Weinstein, "CEO Hudson Institute, foreign policy adviser"
- Owen West, Iraq veteran and co-founder Vets for Freedom
- Joe D. Whitley, "former Department of Homeland Security general counsel and now partner with law firm Alston & Bird, homeland security advisory board"
- S. Enders Wimbush, "Hudson Institute director of future security strategies and former security consultant, senior public diplomacy adviser"
- Stephen Yates, "former deputy assistant to Vice President Cheney for national security affairs and now a lobbyist and American Foreign Policy Council senior fellow, [named] senior Asia adviser [for Giuliani]"; described as "anti-China, geopolitical Asia hand"
- ↑ "Jeb Bush Jr. Joins Giuliani’s Florida Team," JoinRudy2008.com, October 18, 2007.
- ↑ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 Amanda B. Carpenter, "Giuliani Campaign Relies Heavily on Party Veterans," Human Events (FindArticles.com), March 26, 2007.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 Chris Cillizza, "Giuliani's Finance Team," The Fix Blog/Washington Post, February 5, 2007.
- ↑ "Giuliani's Actions Speaking Loud," NewsMax, October 29, 2006.
- ↑ Rita Nissan, "Giuliani For President?" NY1, June 17, 2006.
- ↑ Elizabeth Benjamin, "Giuliani Campaign Aide Joins Edelman PR," New York Daily News blog, March 25, 2008.
- ↑ Mike Glover, "Giuliani Hires Ex-Congressman As Adviser," Associated Press (Washington Post), January 16, 2007.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Chris Cillizza, "Giuliani Hires E-Campaign Expert," The Fix Blog/Washington Post, January 22, 2007.
- ↑ "Giuliani Campaign Announces Growing Finance Team," Blog.4president.org, April 16, 2007.
- ↑ Jennifer Rubin, "Rudy's Financial Team," Human Events Online, July 12, 2007.
- ↑ Ed Lasky, "Rudy Giuliani's New Foreign Policy Team," American Thinker, July 11, 2007.
- ↑ Philip Giraldi, "Neolibs and Neocons, United and Interchangeable," Antiwar.com, August 14, 2007. Emphasis added.
- ↑ 13.00 13.01 13.02 13.03 13.04 13.05 13.06 13.07 13.08 13.09 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 13.18 13.19 13.20 13.21 13.22 13.23 13.24 13.25 13.26 13.27 13.28 13.29 13.30 13.31 13.32 13.33 "The War Over the Wonks," Washington Post, October 2, 2007.
- ↑ John Agresto in the Wikipedia.
- ↑ 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 "Rudy Giuliani Announces Additional Foreign Policy Advisors," JoinRudy2008.com, October 11, 2007.
- ↑ 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4
- ↑ Scholar: Thomas Joscelyn, Claremont Institute.
- ↑ Jamie Glazov, "Saddam and Osama: The New Revelations," FrontPageMag.com, April 18, 2006.
- ↑ Brian T. Kennedy, "Iran's Proxy War Against America by Thomas Joscelyn," The Claremont Institute, September 11, 2007.
- ↑ "Rules of Evidence. A new Senate report on Iraq and al Qaeda ignores everything which gets in the way of its conclusions," The Weekly Standard, September 8, 2006.
- ↑ "Who Is Admiral Robert Natter?" YBBS Forum, October 16, 2007.
- ↑ Speakers: Admiral Robert J. Natter, NationalVeteransDay.org.
- ↑ "Rudy’s Right Hands," Newsweek, November 15, 2007.
- ↑ Bio: Kori Schake, Hoover Institution.
- ↑ Robert Dreyfuss, "Vice Squad," The American Prospect, May 4, 2006,
- Jennifer Siegel, "Giuliani Stacks Campaign Staff With a Who’s Who Of Mideast Hawks. Neoconservative Leader Podhoretz Picked as a Foreign Policy Adviser," The Jewish Daily Forward, July 18, 2007.
- Nick Juliano, "Top neocon urged Bush to bomb Iran during private White House meeting," The Raw Story, September 24, 2007. re Norman Podhoretz
- Michael Hirsh, "Used Hawks Flock to Giuliani's Team. Who Has His Ear? Giuliani's foreign-policy team is heavy on neocons," Newsweek/MSNBC, October 15, 2007 (issue).
- David Edwards, "ABC: Giuliani 'defending and protecting' predator priest?" The Raw Story, October 23, 2007.