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 us in the course of 8 of the main consequential years in American historical past. the choices that reached his table impacted humans all over the world 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 prior to the beginning of the struggle in Iraq, and behind the curtain on the White apartment for plenty of different ancient presidential decisions.

For the 1st time, we study President Bush's viewpoint and insights on:

  • His choice to give up consuming and the adventure that led him to his Christian faith
  • The choice of the vp, secretary of safety, secretary of kingdom, splendid court docket justices, and different key officials
  • His relationships together with his spouse, daughters, and fogeys, 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 superior interrogations and the Terrorist Surveillance Program
  • Why the worst second of the presidency used to be listening to accusations that race performed a task within the federal government’s reaction to typhoon Katrina, and a serious evaluation of what he might have performed another way throughout the crisis
  • His deep challenge that Iraq may perhaps develop into a defeat more expensive than Vietnam, and the way he made up our minds to defy public opinion by means of 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 solid with different international leaders, together with a decent evaluation of these he did and didn’t trust
  • Why the failure to deliver Osama bin weighted down to justice ranks as his largest unhappiness and why his luck in denying the terrorists their fondest wish—attacking the United States 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 outstanding years in American history—and at the guy on the heart of events.

Since leaving place of work, President George W. Bush has led the George W. Bush Presidential middle at Southern Methodist college in Dallas, Texas. the heart comprises an lively coverage institute operating to increase projects within the fields of schooling reform, worldwide well-being, financial progress, and human freedom, with a unique emphasis on selling social entrepreneurship and developing possibilities for ladies all over the world. it is going to additionally condominium an reputable govt archive and a state of the art museum that may open in 2013.

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