George H.W. Bush, along with Maya Angelou, Stan Musial and a dozen others, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom early next year. George H.W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States.
The Russian spy scandal has provoked an upheaval within the country's humiliated foreign intelligence agency. Some are pushing for a recreation of Soviet-era security machinery.
Former President George W. Bush has returned to political life with today's release of his new memoir, 'Decision Points.' Controversial decisions during his tenure as commander-in-chief have also returned to public scrutiny, with the 43rd president talking openly in interviews this week about his choice to approve waterboarding and other questionable acts in the war on terror.
On Monday, this writer showed up for jury duty, and so did US Attorney General Eric Holder. In cities such as Washington, where many people never respond to a jury summons, celebrities and the powerful can set a good example.
Former President George W. Bush looks out the window of Air Force One over New Orleans to survey the damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In his memoir 'Decision Points,' published Nov. 9, Mr. Bush reveals, “As leader of the federal government, I should have recognized the deficiencies sooner and intervened faster.”
In an interview with The Times of London about his memoir 'Decision Points', former President George Bush said that waterboarding, which the British government has deemed torture, saved British lives – a claim some British officials dispute.
A flurry of recent reports have described cleric Anwar al-Awlaki as a key leader of Al Qaeda in Yemen. But the portrayals may be exaggerated.