Unformatted text preview: o Phone and wire taps, open mail, explore lives of American citizens o Is this necessary? o Domestic & Abroad • Afghanistan and Operating Enduring Freedom Compassionate Conservatism: At Home and Abroad • The Iraq War o Saddam Hussein and Weapons of Mass Destruction The Bush Doctrine: Preemptive War Go in to prevent a potential conflict “The events of September 11, 2001, taught us that weak states, like Afghanistan, can pose as great a danger to our national interests as strong states.” New aspect of foreign policy • Education: No Child Left Behind • Problem of Katrina o State vs. Federal Responsibilities • “The Housing Bubble” o Deregulation and the Free Market o Process begun under Carter and expanded under Reagan, Clinton, and Bush...
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