Former Observers

Issues Covered:
* Applicant Observer Removed
* Appointed WiP Observer Removed
* Appointed WiP Observers Withdrew.


EoP Applicant Observer Removed:

Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster
Herbert McMaster was Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He was known for questioning U.S. policy and military leaders regarding the Vietnam War. He is currently Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor.
» Removal Correspondence: 22 Feb 2017: HR McMaster, E Prince: Notice Re: Accused War Criminals in ICC Complaint; 08 Nov 2018: EoP Applicants Update: Re Removal of David Petraeus, Erik Prince & HR McMaster.

Zbigniew Brzezinski:
Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski is a Polish-American political scientist and geostrategist, who served as a counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966–68 and was President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor from 1977–81. Brzezinski is currently Robert E. Osgood Professor of American Foreign Policy at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, a scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
» Removal Correspondence: 03 Nov: Notice of Removal of Zbigniew Brzezinski & James Mattis as EoP v WiP Negotiations Observers.


Appointed WiP Observer Removed

James Mattis:
James Norman Mattis (born September 8, 1950) is the 26th and current United States Secretary of Defense, serving in the Trump Administration. Mattis is a retired United States Marine Corps general who previously served as the 11th Commander of United States Central Command and was responsible for American military operations in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, and Central Asia, from August 11, 2010, to March 22, 2013. Prior thereto Mattis commanded United States Joint Forces Command from November 9, 2007, to August 2010 and served concurrently as NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Transformation from November 9, 2007, to September 8, 2009. Prior to that, he commanded I Marine Expeditionary Force, United States Marine Forces Central Command, and 1st Marine Division during the Iraq War. On January 20, 2017, Mattis was confirmed as President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense. Mattis is known for his military legacy, including implementing the COIN strategy.
» Removal Correspondence: 03 Nov: Notice of Removal of Zbigniew Brzezinski & James Mattis as EoP v WiP Negotiations Observers.


Appointed WiP Observers Withdrew:

* Judge Jay Bybee: Removed due to change – and subsequent lack – of contact details.


EoP v WiP Observers Page Setup: 31 May 2019
EoP v WiP Former Observers Page Setup: 12 Jun 2019.