Originally Posted by cherokeesam
That's a genius idea.
Could also explain why there hasn't been a real "frontrunner" for WS' puppet master. And given Marvel Studios' propensity for hiring Oscar-caliber actors for their villains, Redford makes a lot of sense.
Add in a connection to AIM, and it could explain why SHIELD did nothing about the events in Iron Man III, they were misdirected.