27 Mar 03. “Richard Perle has a deep understanding of our national
security process and an abiding interest in preserving America’s
strength and freedom. He has been an excellent chairman and has
led the Defense Policy board during an important time in our
I have accepted his resignation as chairman of the
Defense Policy Board and asked that he remain as a member. I am
grateful for his willingness to continue to serve on the Board.
I should add that I have known Richard Perle for many years and know him to be a man of integrity and honor.”
Perhaps Mr Perle’s remarks on his web site that ‘Not so many troops will be need as 1991’, may have caused his downfall.