George H. W. Bush to attend Sydney CEO conference
Thursday, August 25, 2005
It was revealed today that George W. Bush.will be attending the Forbes Global CEO Conference in next week. Mr. Bush is a wealthy businessman and member of . He has also been and the head of the , and is the father of the current President
The conference will be held at the Australian Prime Minister , former Premier and, controversially, , president and chief executive officer of Forbes Inc, and one of the signers of the Statement of Principles of .. The Forbes website says that at the event "senior figures from the world's leading companies and institutions will discuss the best ways to nurture and capitalize on innovation and reveal the latest global trends." Other attendees will be former New York mayor ,
Mr Knobloch of the 30A network described the attendees as "a few hundredcorporate chiefs". An article written by James Goodman and hosted on the 30A network website alleges a connection between Mr Forbes, the Bush family, and the policies of the administration of George W. Bush.
"Ironically enough, Forbes now leads the charge in the US business world against the 'Axis of Evil' (which of course includes Iran). Backing the US 'War on Terror' to the hilt, Forbes is one of Bush's key business sponsors. In January 2004 it proudly announced 'Bush is Best'," the article said.
The 30A network is organising a protest in Sydney to coincide with the conference. It is not yet known if therisk assessment for the event will change as a result of Mr Bush attending.
- AAP. "George Bush Sr to attend Sydney event" — , August 25, 2005
- James Goodman. "US neo-con spruikers to descend on Sydney" — , August 10, 2005
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