Decision Points

Decision Points

George W. Bush

during this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the severe judgements that formed his presidency and private life.

George W. Bush served as president of the USA in the course of 8 of the main consequential years in American historical past. the choices that reached his table impacted humans worldwide and outlined the days during which we live.

Decision Points brings readers contained in the Texas governor's mansion at the evening of the 2000 election, aboard Air strength One in the course of the harrowing hours after the assaults of September eleven, 2001, into the location Room moments sooner than the beginning of the battle in Iraq, and backstage on the White apartment for lots of different old presidential decisions.

For the 1st time, we research President Bush's standpoint and insights on:

  • His choice to hand over ingesting and the adventure that led him to his Christian faith
  • The choice of the vp, secretary of security, secretary of kingdom, preferrred courtroom justices, and different key officials
  • His relationships along with his spouse, daughters, and oldsters, together with heartfelt letters among the president and his father at the eve of the Iraq War
  • His administration's counterterrorism courses, together with the CIA's greater interrogations and the Terrorist Surveillance Program
  • Why the worst second of the presidency was once listening to accusations that race performed a job within the federal government’s reaction to typhoon Katrina, and a severe review of what he might have performed otherwise in the course of the crisis
  • His deep obstacle that Iraq may develop into a defeat more expensive than Vietnam, and the way he made up our minds to defy public opinion via ordering the troop surge
  • His legislative achievements, together with tax cuts and reforming schooling and Medicare, in addition to his setbacks, together with Social safeguard and immigration reform
  • The relationships he cast with different international leaders, together with a decent overview of these he did and didn’t trust
  • Why the failure to carry Osama bin weighted down to justice ranks as his greatest unhappiness and why his luck in denying the terrorists their fondest wish—attacking the USA again—is between his proudest achievements

A groundbreaking new model of presidential memoir, Decision Points will captivate supporters, shock critics, and alter views on 8 amazing years in American history—and at the guy on the middle of events.

Since leaving place of work, President George W. Bush has led the George W. Bush Presidential middle at Southern Methodist collage in Dallas, Texas. the guts contains an energetic coverage institute operating to boost tasks within the fields of schooling reform, international health and wellbeing, monetary development, and human freedom, with a distinct emphasis on selling social entrepreneurship and developing possibilities for girls all over the world. it is going to additionally condo an reliable executive archive and a state of the art museum that may open in 2013.

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