Washington's misguided policies toward Iraq but have warped the overall thrust of U.S. foreign and military policy for the past decade.
It is difficult to say what any new administrations policy will be by the end of the presidents term of office.
An analysis of defense under Bush, in light of the new defense secretary nominee.
Foreign policy issues were mostly an afterthought during the 2000 presidential campaign, and they continue to take a back seat in President-elect George W. Bushs discussions of the priorities of his incoming administration.
There is little in the above record to suggest a major departure in Middle East policy when Bush takes office in January.
The U.S. has a long history, spanning both Republican and Democratic administrations, of advocating openness and accountability at the IFIs.
Bush and his East-European ties
A Bush presidency portends a return to the blatantly anti-African policies of the Reagan-Bush years, characterized by a general disregard for black people and a perception of Africa as a social welfare case.
For those who see George W. Bush as a dummy, the question is, who are his ventriloquists?
With the likelihood that Texas Governor George W. Bush will become the next president of the United States, there needs to be serious thought as to what kind of foreign policy can be expected over the next four years.