George Bush and His War Against Terrorism Essay

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George Bush and His War Against Terrorism

When George W Bush came to the presidential office of America at the beginning of the year 2000, there was already a lot of controversy that surrounded him. He was appointed Governor of Texas in 1995 and as of 7:30pm, December 7, 2000, 152 people have been executed during Bush's office as governor. This makes Texas Governor George W Bush the most-killing Governor, in the history of the United States of America. This list can be found on the website Even his run for presidency was controversial: it is still not certain if Bush actually won; many believe that it was his opponent Al Gore. Following the tragic events
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So we now have an accusation that cannot be backed up, yet Bush still decides to launch an attack on Afghanistan. The attack is widely regarded as a failure though Bush will not admit it. In Afghanistan the US army used a policy of 'blanket bombing', which was basically: bomb everything in sight, and you're bound to hit something. This 'something' was 1 nursing home, 2 Red Cross hospitals, 1 school and hundreds of homes. They did manage, with the help of the anti-Taliban group in Afghanistan, the Northern Alliance, to find some arms caches and 'eliminate' some Taliban members. Once people realized that the operation in Afghanistan was a failure, Bush tried to regain his popularity by announcing yet another controversial move; plans to attack Iraq. During the 1990's Saddam Hussein, the leader of Iraq invaded Kuwait, the worlds biggest oil producer, and the US and UN stepped in to defend it. This was known as the gulf war and was a big success for the US, although they did not manage to get rid of Hussein. Many people now believe that Bush is now trying to pick up where his predecessor, Bill Clinton, left off and rid the world of Saddam Hussein and his oppression forever. This is all fine and well, but they are completely unprovoked and have absolutely no reason to attack: Iraq has kept themselves to themselves since the end of the gulf war. An assault on Iraq would, as the assault on
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