Nils Daniel Carl Bildt (born 15 July 1949) is a Swedish politician and diplomat who was Prime Minister of Sweden from 1991 to 1994. He was the leader of the Moderate Party from 1986 to 1999. Bildt served as Sweden's Minister for Foreign Affairs from October 2006 to October 2014.
Bildt was described in leaked United States documents as thinking he has more power and influence than he really has and was called a "medium size dog with big dog attitude". The US president George W. Bush was advised before a meeting to "play on Bildt's desire to operate at a high level" and to pretend to be impressed by his previous international assignments.
Bildt is co-chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a think tank which has ties to George Soros' Open Society Foundations.
[Bildt] was a member of the boards of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Centre for European Reform, both in London, and the European Policy Centre in Brussels. He also served as a board member of the Washington-based RAND Corporation and the Aspen Institute in Rome.
Bildt attended Bilderberg Group meetings in 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2013.
Quote from the article: "Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt has in strong terms criticized the new Russian anti-gay laws. 'Incitement to hatred against LGBT people in Russia are on the rise after the new law. Disgusting. Inhuman.' he wrote on Twitter. Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a controversial anti-gay bill into law that would punish anyone who advocates gay marriage or any sexual behavior that is not between a man and a woman."
Wrote an article titled "Restoring Faith in Globalization", in which he stated: "I must confess that I am a firm believer in the benefits of globalization. To my mind, the gradual interlinking of regions, countries, and people is the most profoundly positive development of our time."
Fredrik Reinfeldt (Politics)
Open Society Foundations ⁕ (Business)
European Council on Foreign Relations ⁕ (Business)
Bilderberg Group ⁕ (Business)
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