Topic: George W. Bush

World Wide Web: Did Bush bring democracy to the Middle East?

It’s hardly been eight years since the United States invaded Iraq, toppled Saddam Hussein and installed a democratic regime in a region where authoritarian rule is the norm. And now the entire Middle East, from Algeria to Yemen, is being rocked by anti-government protesters demanding that their leaders step aside and make way for democracy.…

Bush cancels Swiss trip after human rights groups threaten action

It’s no secret that former President George W. Bush has received his fair share of criticism over the years for his stance on waterboarding and torture. Last week, however, Bush tasted a new flavor of criticism. He was forced to cancel a trip to Geneva, where he was to speak at a Jewish charity dinner,…

Bush defends presidency in ‘Decision Points’

Former President George W. Bush waves as he signs copies of his book, “Decision Points,” at a store near his Dallas home on Nov. 9. (AP) Following the release of his much-anticipated book, “Decision Points,” former President George W. Bush has received both praise and criticism for his memoir. Released last week, “Decision Points” talks…

President Bush goes after Mid-East peace

Almost 60 years to the day that the United Nations announced the partition of the Holy Land into Arab and Jewish states, the leaders of Israel and Palestine met to discuss peace.