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W. Bush Foreign Policy

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  • 1.
    • “ Peace is Earned Through Strength”
      • Increased Military Budget
    • Global War on Terror
    • Bush Doctrine
      • Authored by Cheney & Paul Wolfowitz
      • Actions that will protect the security and democracy of Americans are justified
  • 2.
    • New President-Hu Jintao
    • April 1-US Spy Plane collides w/Chinese fighter
    • Emergency Landing on Hainan Island
    • Held for 12 Days, US paid $34, 567.89
    • Plane returned 2 months later
      • In over 100 boxes!
  • 3.
    • 8:45am-American Airlines 11 from Boston hits WTC (North)
    • 9:08am-United 175 from Boston hits WTC (South)
    • 9:43am-American 77 from Dulles hits Pentagon
    • 10:10am-United 93 from Newark crash lands into Somerset, PA
  • 4.
    • 2,999 people died, 24 are still missing
        • 246 on the 4 Planes, 2603 in NYC, 125 at Pentagon
    • All Civilian International air traffic was banned from landing for 3 days
    • “ Terrorism can shake the foundations of our tallest buildings but it can’t shake the resolve of the American people.
    • Approval Rating hit 86%, highest ever
  • 5.
    • October 7- US invasion of Afghanistan
      • Destruction of Terrorist training camps
      • Capture of Al-Qaeda Leaders (bin Laden)
    • Nov. 21-Battle of Tora Bora-remove Taliban from Kabul
    • President Hamid Karzai
    • Operation Mountain Thrust (2006)-renew attacks against the Taliban
  • 6.
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • North Korea
    • Cuba
    • Libya
    • Syria
  • 7.
    • President Vladimir Putin
    • Consolidation of Democratic Power? Next Tsar of Russia
    • SORT Treaty signed May 24, 2002
      • Limits Nuclear arsenals to 1700 by 2012
      • No longer recognizes ABM Treaty
  • 8.
    • UN Resolution 1441-No tolerance or defiance of international law (WMD)
    • Reasons for War-WMD and ties to 9/11
      • CIA was continuing to investigate “allegations of yellow-cake uranium sales in Niger”
      • Thomas Wilson and Valerie Plame (CIA)
      • No real connection was ever found…
      • Hans Blix was never aware of any indications of a nuclear program that could attack the US
  • 9.
    • Invasion began on March 20, 2003
    • Led by General Tommy Franks
    • Baghdad falls on April 9
    • Successes
      • Operations over May 1, 2003
      • Uday & Qusay killed, Saddam Executed (Dec. 30, 2006)
      • Iraq becomes a democracy in 2004
      • Current leader-Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki
  • 10.  
  • 11.
    • Rumsfeld Doctrine
      • Lighter, Faster Military w/supporting air strikes
      • Lack of Ground Forces to Secure Borders & Cities
    • Debaathification
      • Removal of Saddam’s personal army & anyone involved within his former government
    • Abu Ghraib Prison Scandal
  • 12.
    • Troops-680,000 invasion
    • 540,000 US
    • 148 US Dead (36 Friendly Fire)
    • 30 Supporting Nations
      • 52,000 Saudi Arabia
      • 43,000 United Kingdom
      • 33,600 Egypt
    • Cost $61 Billion ($7 Billion to US)
    • 6 Weeks of Combat
    • Troops-300,000 invasion
    • 165,000 Current
    • 3915 US Soldiers Dead
    • 17 Supporting Nations Today
      • South Korea 933
      • Romania 397
      • El Salvador 280
    • Cost $400 Billion to US
    • 3 Months of Active Combat
  • 13.
    • Kim Jong –Il
    • Walked away from 1994 Agreement
      • $4 Billion, Oil, Light-water reactors
    • Oct. 6, 2006-Detonated Nuclear Device (Underground)
    • May 7, 2007-Agreed to shut down reactors for release of frozen bank funds
    • US, China, North Korean Deal
    • September 2, 2007-Agreed to dismantle nuclear program by the end of 2007.
  • 14.
    • Bush’s Desire for a Palestinian State by 2005
    • Denounced Arafat (Died in 2003)
    • Israel PM-Ehud Olmert
    • Palestinian President-Mahmoud Abbas
    • Israel must halt West Bank activity
    • Palestinian must halt and dismantle all terrorist activities
  • 15.
    • Colonel Muhammar Quadhafi
    • Agreed in 2003 to disarm all of their WMD
    • Allowed weapons inspectors in (UN)
    • In 2006, agreed to full diplomatic ties with the US (off Axis of Evil…)
  • 16.
    • President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
    • US calls for a stop to production of all nuclear weapons
    • In 2003, Iran stopped making a bomb
      • Continued enrichment of uranium
      • Continued long range missile system