Donald Trump is speaking today at noon (ET) in Washington DC on foreign policy. It is a major policy speech for him.
Neocon Bill Kristol, not always the most accurate source, is reporting that the speech was written by Rick Burt.
Burt from 1977 to 1980, he served as a correspondent for the New York Times in Washington, DC. He was also assistant director at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, England, 1975 - 1977. He was Director of the Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs at the Department of State, 1981 - 1982.
He was the United States Ambassador to Germany (1985-1989). He was also appointed in 1989 by President George H.W. Bush as chief negotiator for the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) between the United States and the Soviet Union.
More recently, he has been a partner at the consulting firms McKinsey and Company, Diligence, and McLarty Associates. Currently, he serves as a senior adviser to the Center for Strategic and International Studies and is chairman of International Equity Partners, a Washington-based investment banking and advisory services firm focusing on development and consulting in major emerging markets in Asia and Eastern Europe.
(ht Jay Stephenson)