Unformatted text preview: ii. Unify the Arab war, destroy Israel and to unify all of Islam and eventually all of the world. VI. Bush responds to September 11, 2001 a. Afghanistan i. Provided safe haven for al-Qaeda ii. Rapid success b. New National Security Strategy, September 2002 i. “Measured preemption” – “forward defense” ii. Stop extremists before they can destroy threats iii. Not a pretext for aggression iv. Cannot remain idle while dangers gather v. Opening societies/building democracies – major element of Bush’s agenda in the middle east c. Iraq i. Unwarranted optimism and inept planning ii. Current dilemma iii. Keep Iraq in perspective VII. “The Great Challenge of Our Time” VIII. A Tentative Interim Balance Sheet on Bush’s Foreign Policy...
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- President of the United States, U.S. Foreign Policy