Meet The Carlyle Group www.thecarlylegroup.com The Carlyle Group invests billions of dollars of state and teacher pension funds in defense and telecom industries. They had extensive ties to Global Crossing, Enron, and Arthur Andersen. As a private firm they are not subject to SEC inspection or regulations. Besides Baker, many other former government officials work for The Carlyle Group including Frank Carlucci, Carlyle Group Chairman, former CIA director and Secretary of Defense during the Iran-Contra affair. Carlucci is also a trustee for RAND, a think tank that is paid to give advice to the federal government and co-chair for RAND’s Middle East Public Policy Advisory Board.