Decision Points by George W. Bush is a candid and gripping account. In it President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.
George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world and defined the times in which we live.
Decision Points by George W. Bush brings readers inside the Texas governor's mansion on the night of the 2000 election, aboard Air Force One during the harrowing hours after the attacks of September 11, 2001, into the Situation Room moments before the start of the war in Iraq, and behind the scenes at the White House for many other historic presidential decisions.
For the first time, we learn President Bush's perspective and insights on
his decision to quit drinking and the journey that led him to his Christian faith
Decision Points by George W. Bush reveals the logic behind the selection of the vice president, secretary of defense, secretary of state, Supreme Court justices, and other key officials.
It also talks about his relationships with his wife, daughters, and parents, including heartfelt letters between the president and his father on the eve of the Iraq War
His administration's counter terrorism programs, including the CIA's enhanced interrogations and the Terrorist Surveillance Program are discussed.
Decision Points by George W. Bush also includes why the worst moment of the presidency was hearing accusations that race played a role in the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina, plus a critical assessment of what he would have done differently during the crisis.
He reveals his deep concern that Iraq could turn into a defeat costlier than Vietnam, and how he decided to defy public opinion by ordering the troop surge.
He talks about his legislative achievements, including tax cuts and reforming education and Medicare, as well as his setbacks, including Social Security and immigration reform
The relationships he forged with other world leaders are discussed, including an honest assessment of those he did and didn't trust.
He reveals why the failure to bring Osama bin Laden to justice ranks as his biggest disappointment and why his success in denying the terrorists their fondest wish (attacking America again) is among his proudest achievements.
A groundbreaking new brand of presidential memoir, Decision Points by George W. Bush will captivate supporters, surprise critics, and change perspectives on eight remarkable years in American history, and on the man at the center of events.
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