Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger
Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger became a member of the Iraq Study Group in November 2006 following the November 8, 2006, nomination of Group member Robert M. Gates by President George W. Bush to serve as Secretary of Defense and to replace Donald H. Rumsfeld, who resigned the same day.
Eagleburger, "a retired foreign service officer," served under Group Co-Chair James A. Baker III, "as deputy secretary of state and became secretary of state in August 1992 when Baker became White House chief of staff."  Eagleburger also served briefly as Secretary of State under President George H.W. Bush.
Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger (1930-) was born in Milwaukee. Described as a career diplomat, Eagleburger joined the Foreign Service in 1957 and held a series of embassy, State Department, national security, and Defense Department posts before serving as Ambassador (1977-81) to Yugoslavia. He was a State Department Assistant Secretary (1981-82) and Undersecretary (1982-84) before serving as Deputy Secretary of State (1989-92) and Secretary of State (1992-93) under President George Herbert Walker Bush, becoming the first Foreign Service officer to hold the latter post.
Eagleburger serves as President of Kissinger Associates, Inc. and currently  Senior Foreign Policy Advisor with Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell (a Washington D.C. law firm). As a member of the board of directors of the Halliburton Company, he is a member of the Audit, the Compensation and the Management Oversight and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.
"Mr. Eagleburger is one of the United States leading experts in foreign policy and global diplomatic affairs. He is known throughout the world for his role during the Gulf War in the early 1990s and has remained a prominent government and private sector advisor in the Middle East over recent years. Mr. Eagleburger has nearly four decades of international political experience serving as the U.S. Secretary of State during President Bush's administration. He has also held the posts of Deputy Secretary of State, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, and U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia during the James Earl Carter, Jr. and Ronald Reagan years.
"Since leaving the U.S. State Department in 1993, Mr. Eagleburger has served as the senior foreign policy advisor for the Washington, D.C. based law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell. He is also currently Chairman of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims in Washington, D.C. Mr. Eagleburger holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin." 
Eagleburger has either served or is serving with the following:
- Chairman Emeritus, Academy of Diplomacy
- Director, Atlantic Institute (1987)
- Director, Halliburton Company (since 1998)
- Director, International Foundation for Education and Self-Help 
- Director, ConocoPhillips
- Director, Stimsonite
- Director, Universal Corporation
- Director, Corning Corporation
- Director, COMSAT
- Former Advisory Board, OILspace
- Strategy Board Member, Appian Group
- Member, Council on Foreign Relations (1988, 2001)
- Member, Trilateral Commission (1992, 1998)
- Advisory Committee, AmeriCares (at least in 2004)
- Former Director, It's My Party Too 
- National Honorary Advisory Council, Council for America's First Freedom 
Related SourceWatch Resources
Resources and articles
- Speaker's Profile: Lawrence Eagleburger, Harry Walker Agency.
- Lawrence Eagleburger, NNDB.com.
- Profile: Kellogg, Brown & Root (Halliburton), Center for Public Integrity.
Articles & Commentary
- Congressional Record, House of Representatives, April 28, 1992. re Eagleburger on the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro [BNL] and Iraq Scandal.
- Sam Parry, "The Bush Family 'Oiligarchy'. Part Four: At the Candidate's Ear," consortiumnews.com, August 20, 2000: "Many of George W. Bush’s senior foreign policy advisers also have close ties to the oil industry."
- Brian Hindo, "What's Lighting Halliburton's Fire. It's not the potential windfall from Iraq deals, which are small potatoes to this giant. It's the nearness of an asbestos settlement," BusinessWeek Online, May 21, 2003.
- Jane Mayer, "Contract Sport. What did the Vice-President do for Halliburton?" The New Yorker, February 9, 2004 (February 26 and 23, 2004, issue).
- Peter Carlson, "The Profitable Connections Of Halliburton. The New Yorker Examines How Cheney's Old Firm Cashed In on War," Washington Post, February 10, 2004.
- Jeffrey St. Clair, "Sticky Fingers. The Making of Halliburton," CounterPunch, July 14, 2005.
- "Eagleburger to join U.S. Iraq study group," Reuters, November 10, 2006.