As president, the elder Bush
led a coalition of nations to war in 1991 to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi occupation in Operation Desert Storm.
Four years after that, the elder Bush
left a note for President Bill Clinton.
The neocons were elated with the advent of the first Gulf War as the elder Bush
assumed the role of the liberal internationalist they had been hoping for.
Carter has criticised Bush's presidency as "the worst in history" with regard to international relations and Clinton, who has a warm relationship with the elder Bush
, criticised the current president and Obama sharply during his wife Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign last year.
As they exited, one guest exclaimed, "Why, you look just like George Bush:' The elder Bush
stared back at the woman for a moment.
The irony is that the elder Bush
had been orchestrating the family's next triumphant political career for his more solid son, Jeb.
So this is the kid everybody's talking about," Rothstein recalled the elder Bush
The ISG is co-chaired by former Democratic congressman Lee Hamilton, who also serves as the head of the Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington, and consists of eight other members divided equally among prominent Republicans and Democrats, including several former senior members of the Ronald Reagan, elder Bush
and Bill Clinton administrations.
Casey's source for the information believes Moon hopes the elder Bush
will use his influence to persuade his son to give Moon a pardon.
The elder Bush
lied about the invasion of Panama, leading to the death of thousands of ordinary citizens in that country.
The elder Bush
quickly decided that Saddam Hussein was another Hitler (Bush used the Munich analogy fifteen times in August 1990; p.
Of course, I think he deserves it,'' the elder Bush
said of the Heisman, grinning at his obvious bias.
Boyden Gray under the elder Bush
, Holmstead had toiled on the Acid Rain program signed into law in 1990, which set the stage for Clear Skies by establishing a novel emissions trading program.
At the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston, the elder Bush
"allowed Patrick Buchanan to give his infamous "culture war" speech to a prime-time audience.
When Moon launched the Tiempos del Mundo newspaper in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the elder Bush
spoke at the conference dinner.