Decision Points

For the first time ever, we are told President Bush’s point of view

Decision PointsGeorge W. Bush carried out the presidency of the United States during eight of the most momentous years in the history of America. The matters that arrived his desk affected people around the world and characterized the period in which we lived.

Decision Points brings readers inside the Texas governor’s mansion on the 2000 election night, and aboard Air Force One during the traumatic hours just after the September 11, 2001 attacks, and just moments before the start of the war in Iraq in the Situation Room , and behind the scenes at the White House for numerous other significant presidential determinations.

In this outspoken and mesmerizing story, President George W. Bush describes the decisive choices that influenced his personal life and presidency.

For the first time ever, we are told President Bush’s point of view and insights on:

His resolution to give up alcohol and the voyage that led him to his Christian conviction

His selection of the vice president, Supreme Court justices secretary of state, secretary of defense, and other key administration personel

The relationships with his wife, daughters, and parents, including heartwarming letters between the president and his father on the evening of the Iraq War

His profound apprehension that Iraq could turn into a downfall more expensive than Vietnam, and why he made a decision to resist public opinion by commanding the troop swell

His administration’s counterterrorism programs, including the CIA’s augmented interrogations and the Terrorist Surveillance Program

Why failing to bring Osama bin Laden to justice is positioned as his largest frustration and why his achievement in rebuffing the terrorists their greatest desire—another attack on America—is is high on his list proudest successes

Why his presidency's most horrible moment was being accused that race participated in the federal government’s reaction to Hurricane Katrina, and a disparaging evaluation of how he could of handled the crisis differently.

His legislative achievements, which includes reforming Medicare, education and tax cuts, as well as his stumbling blocks, including immigration reform and Social Security 

The bonds he formed with other world leaders, including a realistic evaluation of those he trusted and those he didn't

A revolutionary new kind of presidential memoir, Decision Points will mesmerize backers, astound critics, and change the viewpoints on eight significant years of American history—and on the man in the middle.


Since departing Washington, PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH has led the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The center comprises of a dynamic policy institute working to further initiatives in the fields of economic growth, education reform, human freedom, and global health, with a particular emphasis on creating social entrepreneurship and producing occasions for women around the world. There will also include a state-of-the-art museum and an official government archive which will be opening in 2013.

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