A riveting portrait of President Bush as he broadens the war on terror overseas—and plunges into high-stakes political battles at home "They misunderestimated me," George W.
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In this compelling new book, Bill Sammon reveals how the president is turning these misperceptions to his This new volume gives a balanced critical analysis of the Bush Doctrine and its profound effect on global politics and international security. The Bush Doctrine and the War on Terrorism is a collection of fifteen analyses of the global consequences of, and responses to, US foreign policy under George W. Offering competing interpretations of the origins and effects of Bush's policies, this book provides a detailed examination of the post-September 11 world and America's This work blends strategic analysis of contemporary US foreign policy with long-term historical discussion, producing an important argument relevant to the debates surrounding both the merits of contemporary US foreign policy and the long-term trends at work in American political culture.
Rather than a detailed historical study of the Bush administration itself, the book seeks to locate Bush within the historical context of the US foreign policy tradition. It makes the case for nationally The election of proved the main tenet of Robert Bryce's Cronies prescient and true: Texas rules. A small network of Texas corporations, lawyers, and politicians have come to dominate politics in America today.
Along the way, Bryce uncovers the complex web of crony connections through which Texas has converted its vast energy resources into fierce A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of 17 books, David Halberstam has a gift for bringing current events alive and putting them into historical perspective in an engaging way.
Misunderestimated: The President Battles Terrorism, Media Bias, and the Bush Haters
In many respects, War in a Time of Peace serves as a sequel to his classic The Best and the Brightest in its examination of how the lessons of Vietnam have influenced American foreign policy in the post-Cold War era. Beginning with the Persian Gulf War, Halberstam discusses the political shift in emphasis The Bush aboon Traquair, like Allan Ramsay's The Gentle Shepherd, is a pastoral drama with songs, and in this play Hogg celebrates the life of the people of his native community in Ettrick Forest. At times earthy and at times hilarious, The Bush focuses on rural courtship, and it derives part of its energy from its presentation of a contrast between the old ways and an emerging but not always admirable modernity.
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Synopsis About this title A riveting portrait of President Bush as he broadens the war on terror overseas—and plunges into high-stakes political battles at home "They misunderestimated me," George W. Review : President George W. Sammon allows that the leader of the free world may not be a genius of grammatical English.
But he argues that Bush will be remembered not for his malapropisms the best example of which is probably his coining of the term "misunderestimated" but rather for setting the U. Sammon is incensed by anti-Bush attitudes he sees in the media and among Democrats, who he says are "hopelessly mired in the gutter. Bush famously remarked on the eve of his historic presidency. Fractured syntax aside, Bush was right: his detractors misunderstood his appeal to the American public, and underestimated his considerable political skills.
In this compelling new book, Bill Sammon reveals how the president is turning these misperceptions to his advantage in the looming showdown with John Kerry and the Bush haters. As senior White House correspondent for the Washington Times, Sammon has been granted extraordinary access to the president and his closest confidants, from political gurus Karl Rove and Andy Card to foreign policy advisers Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice.
The result is a compelling chronicle of the second eighteen months of George W.
Bush's term, as the administration's focus shifts from al Qaeda and Afghanistan to Iraq and the election. Sammon's on-the-scene reporting and exclusive interviews with the president and his top advisers reveal how the White House is implementing the most profound shift in U.