Jeffrey Sterling, Baron Sterling of Plaistow
Jeffrey Sterling, Baron Sterling of Plaistow, GCVO, CBE, is a British businessman. He was executive chairman of the shipping line P&O from 1983 to 2005, having joined the board as a non-executive Director on 6 February 1980. He is now Life President of P&O Cruises.He founded Motability, a charity providing cars for people with disabilities in 1977 and today is Chairman of the organisation.He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1977 and was knighted in the 1985 New Year’s Honours List, for public services and services to industry. He was created a life peer as Baron Sterling of Plaistow, of Pall Mall in the City of Westminster in 1990 peer in Mrs Margaret Thatcher’s resignation honours list.
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By now, you’d think we’d be entering the end of the 9/11 era. One war over in the Greater Middle East, another hurtling disastrously to its end, and the threat of al Qaeda so diminished that it should hardly move the needle on the national worry meter.
Josh Gerstein and Laura Rozen pick up two sides of today’s indictment of a former CIA operations officer who is suspected of serving as the source for New York Times reporter James Risen’s 2006 book, “State of War. ”.
Associated Press The Justice Department doesn’t say specifically what was leaked by Jeffrey Sterling, but the AP’s Adam Goldman says it’s clear that case against him centers on leaks to New York Times reporter James Risen for his book,… Read more.
WASHINGTON — A former CIA officer has been indicted on charges of disclosing national security secrets after being accused of leaking classified information about Iran to a New York Times reporter.