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Reasons For The Bush Administration

- There are many reasons why the Bush administration chose to go to war with Iraq. According to president bush in his speech in Cincinnati the main reasons why he chose to go to war with Iraq is that Saddam Hosen the president of Iraq was told to destroy the weapons they were making, but he did not, in addition to that he was supporting the terrorist and killed many people and he wanted to disarm him. This caused threats to many people; the other reason that president bush mentioned was about the gulf war and the attack on September 11 2001 where a lot of Americans lost their lives....   [tags: Iraq War, George W. Bush, Iraq]

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Batman and the Bush Administration

- Smoke billows out from a Manhattan skyscraper, damaged by a fiery explosion. This could easily be a scene from 9/11, however we see Batman looking grimly on as a poster advertises the film will be released soon. Clearly this film plays on the fears of terrorism. As depicted in The Dark Knight, the Joker plays the terrorist, while Gotham’s leadership struggles to contain him. The film departs from the superhero ideals of pure good versus pure evil, showing a murky world where moral decisions have to be made in order to stop evil....   [tags: Political Policy]

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George W. Bush Administration

- For decades the United States had been invading countries around the world to exploit its valuable resources and set up certain lore that destabilize a country’s ideals and views. When it comes to the topic of which Presidential administration failed to discover al-Qaeda’s plot against America, most of us will readily agree that Clinton and George W. Bush administration failed to do so. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of which administration played an important role for not being able to “connect the dots”....   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden]

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Bush Administration: No Child Left Behind

- Grounds: In 2002, the Bush Administration set forward a plan to improve school education. They were determined to fix the achievement gap between white students and students of color, while also aiming to support those who have been historically disadvantaged. So, they implemented the NCLB act. Today this law affects Elementary and Secondary Education by enforcing regulations that require all states to provide schools with a curriculum that will improve students understanding of math, reading, and science....   [tags: education, students of color]

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Surveillance Under The Bush Administration

- Under the last couple of years America has withstand a very watchful eye from the government. Phone calls, e-mails, and even physical searches, have all been collected and done in numbers never seen before. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act was established solely to prevent the government from getting out of hand with surveillance, especially the surveillance of innocent American people. However, after the attacks of 9/11 things changed drastically; and although FISA was enacted, President Bush changed the entire outlook on “foreign” intelligence surveillance that would soon lead to question if Americans really do have any privacy in their own country....   [tags: phone calls, e-mails, scrutiny]

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Unreliable Data from the Bush Administration

- The data produced by the US government from nearly all departments is more politicized than ever. If information to be released is not in accord with Right-Wing Republican ideology, it does not get released, or it gets transformed so as not to provide the information sought. For example, realizing how unfair the most recent tax cuts are could not be done with the data produced by the Treasury. It had to be analyzed at length to discover how poorly the poor are to be treated. Along the same lines, the Bush administration has handled increasing unemployment by decreasing the availability of unemployment statistics....   [tags: Politics]

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The Bush Administration and Iraq

- Bush is soon going to declare a policy change in Iraq. His plan is to send more troops there as a last attempt to stabilize the heart of Iraq. The issue in this research paper will be: Should the US do one last "Big Push" in Iraq and send in an additional 20000 to 40000 troops in an attempt to win the war or should Bush make a fixed plan to slowly pull out the troops. George w. Bush, president of the United States , is discussing a boost of military troops in Iraq with his advisers. He will most likely announce his plan within the first half of January....   [tags: US American Government Foreign Relations]

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The Administration Of George W. Bush

- In 2006, Joe Biden, Les Gelb and many others proposed plans to decentralize power in Iraq. Biden, then a United States senator from Delaware, Gelb and others recognized that Iraqi society was fracturing into sectarian blocs. They believed that governing institutions should reflect the fundamental loyalties on the ground. According to the Biden plan, the central Iraqi government would still have performed a few important tasks, but many other powers would have been devolved to regional governments in the Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish areas....   [tags: Iraq, Iraq War, Barack Obama, Joe Biden]

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The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait

- The Bush Administration's Relation With Iraq Prior to Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait Prior to the August 2, 1990 invasion of Kuwait on the part of Iraq, the United States had questionable relations with Iraq dictator, Saddam Hussein, to say the least. In retrospect, which is inherently advantageous as a 20/20 perspective, questions remain unanswered as to whether or not the United States was too appeasing to Saddam Hussein in the years, months, and days leading up to that early August morning. There remains to this day lingering questions as to the role that the US Ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, played in conveying the Administration's message to the Iraqi leader....   [tags: War Military George Bush Iraq Essays]

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The Bush Administration Has Declared War Against Isis

- It’s astounding how easy it is to forget that we are at war. Just recently, the Obama administration has declared war against ISIS. During his ISIS war speech, he refers to the enemy as “barbarians, terrorists and monsters”. He also promised to defeat ISIS, without the use of ground troops (Winsor). We do not like to watch our fellow Americans deployed to dangerous oversea locations. The President bashes ISIS and promises not to get completely involved with the conflict in order to gain support for the war....   [tags: American Revolution, United States]

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A Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration

- What Leads to Intervention?: A Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration As Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful armed force in a world plagued by small military crises, the question ultimately becomes: when does a crisis call for intervention. From 1988 to 1992, this was President George Bush's dilemma. The days of the United States fearing embroilment in international affairs due to the towering menace of the USSR and global destruction ended at about the same time as Bush ascended the Presidency....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Government and Politics - The War in Iraq and the Bush Administration

- The War in Iraq and the Bush Administration My great, but imperialist nation is at war again. And it's the hottest reality TV program ever conceived. I find it interesting that protestors in Chicago marched on the home of the ad exec responsible for the new "Army of One" campaign. The people on the street, or in the streets as is the case here, know how false that message is and they're taking matters into their own hands. In "Masters of War," Bob Dylan attempted to put a face on the enemy next door....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Lying Is the Most Fun You Can Have

- The propaganda machine set up by the Bush administration channeled many lies concerning the story of Jessica Lynch. The media, in turn, played and replayed her story to excess. These numerous lies were then published in an article by the Washington Post, on which Krakauer remarks that: Thanks largely to details first revealed in this article, as well as dramatic video of the rescue distributed to the media by the Army, Jessica Lynch dominated the news for weeks. The details of the incident provided by military public affairs officers made for an absolutely riveting story that television, radio, and print journalists found irresistible: a petite blond supply clerk from a flea-speck bur...   [tags: American Government, The Bush Administration]

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Never Ending War is Never Ending Power

- The executive branch and president Bush had expanded their authority and power beyond what the framers could have envisioned. In doing so the checks and balances that had existed no longer function as designed and has created a loop of power and control in the executive branch under the theory of the unitary executive. Many of the powers that the executive branch wield come from Congress giving the Bush administration extraordinary powers following 9/11 with the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act that takes away the protection of habeas corpus, due process, privacy, reversal of innocent until proven guilty (p....   [tags: Patriot Act, The Bush Administration]

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The No Child Left Behind act of 2001

- The No Child Left Behind act of 2001 Control of the public education system has been left to the State for most of the country’s history, it was not until the 1950’s that the federal government played a role in categorical programs, but the national government refrained from involvement in academics until the 90’s. Three days after taking up his position in office, George Bush announced his plan for the No Child Left Behind act (NCLB) which was a consolidated reform of the 1962 Elementary and Secondary Education Act or ESEA (McGuinn, p....   [tags: Education, Bush Administration]

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Rethinking Tax Cuts

- America’s former president George W. Bush was known for variety of things to a variety of people. But undoubtedly he was famous for his strong advocacy to reduce taxes. In an effort to stimulate the US economy after a slowdown in the dawn of the new millennium, George W. Bush passed The ‘Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act’ of 2001 and ‘The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act’ of 2003 which together are more commonly referred to as the Bush tax cuts. These tax cuts along with several other factors went onto severely hurting the country budget surplus, contributing to the present budget deficit....   [tags: Bush Administration, Effects]

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History of Math Education in America

- Mathematics education has undergone many changes over the last several years. Some of these changes include the key concepts all students must master and how they are taught. According to Jacob Vigdor, the concerns about students’ math achievements have always been apparent. A few reasons that are negatively impacting the productivity of students’ math achievements are historical events that influenced mathematics, how math is being taught, and differentiation of curriculum. Basics. Many people in the United States believe that the most important aspect in raising the overall math achievement rates is going back to the basics....   [tags: Bush administration, no child left behind]

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Surviving Somalia

- Before 1991, Somalia had an unstable government and with that they don’t have proper control of their people, people starve and become aggressive, when the US tried to send aid into the country we have to send armed men because relief workers are being killed for being in Somalia says Foreign Affairs. For well over 20 years Somalia has lived in anarchy. This can no longer go on with tragedy occurring in the nation on a regular basis. Some people would shrug off another country or send a few dollars to the funds to help African nations....   [tags: Bush Administration, Pirate Attacks]

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Hurricane Katrin National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration

- August 2005 marked an extremely devastating time for the citizens of New Orleans, Louisiana, after being hit by “one of the strongest storms to impact the coast of the United States” as described by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Waple 1). The real destruction occurred only after the hurricane had passed though and the levees separating New Orleans from surrounding lakes were breached leaving over 80% of the city under water. Although it is easy to claim the failure in the levees could not have been anticipated, multiple authors beg to differ....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, George W. Bush, New Orleans]

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Nas The National Aeronautics And Space Administration

- As a small child, I used to stare up into the sky, watching the bright orange blaze of the space shuttle as it propelled from the Earth into the unknown. I always liked to imagine it was going to Mars. Little did I know that even back then, plans were already in the works for that to happen someday. NASA, also known as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has a lengthy history in regards to planning missions to Mars. They have evolved from flybys in the 60s, to orbiters and landers in the 70s, to rovers in the 90s....   [tags: NASA, Space exploration, George W. Bush]

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President George W. Bush

- Enter the 43rd President of the George W. Bush, the son of 41st president George H. Bush. Now this name here will absolutely be looked at in the past regarding his legacy. Other than Barack Obama, this is easily the most notorious talked about president of my generation. It was the election of the year 2000, which was also my first year of voting, that W. as he if affectionately called beat out Al Gore in a controversial presidential election which saw Gore win the popular vote, but Bush win the Electoral College vote after a divisive situation in the state of Florida....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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George W. Bush : Ineffective Leadership

- George W. Bush: Ineffective Leadership. George W. Bush has been locked in on politics before his presidency. His father was U.S. President, George H.W. Bush and he joined a variety of political clubs in highschool and college (Alterman & Green, 2004). Before his presidency, George W. Bush was the governor of Texas. Like the rest of his family, George W. Bush’s grandfather had a role in politics. His grandfather was a former Republican Senator of Connecticut. Although George W. Bush was elected to serve for two terms, he is written down as one of our worst presidents due to political, economic, and worldwide dispute....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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George W. Bush 's Speech

- During the first eight months of his presidency, Bush did not focus on the importance of public communication. Before the tragedy of 9/11, the only addresses Bush had made was his nomination acceptance address and his Inaugural address (Presidential Rhetoric, 2005); however, nine days after the twin tower catastrophe, Bush delivered an address to the nation in Washington D.C. that united the country and mobilized them into collective action (Ajitsingh, 2005, Para 1). Bush allayed public fears and ensured the United States that our country would not fail in the struggle of freedom and security....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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George W. Bush 's The New York Times

- In the New York Times’ “Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses,” the Editorial Board claims that President Obama has “failed to bring to justice anyone responsible for the torture of terrorism suspects;” however, the Obama administration as well as the Bush administration are equally to blame for the torture regime and the lack of progress made in diminishing it. Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, programs have been generated to permit the torture of any suspects of terrorism or terroristic acts....   [tags: George W. Bush, Barack Obama]

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George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush

- Like Father Like Son - George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes their similarities over shadow their differences, and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their life as the Presidents of the United States, Bush Senior and Junior have led quite parallel lives....   [tags: George Bush Father Son Essays]

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Presidential Debate Between Governor George W. Bush

- The Presidential Debate between Governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore was a sit-down format, which decreased the aggressive nature that typically defines Presidential Debates. The sit- down format, forced the candidates to adopt a moderate tone. In addition to a moderate tone, candidates took a moderate, and at times, indistinguishable stance on important issues. As a result, the strength of each candidate’s debate was in their ability to distinguish themselves on policy issues, in particular distinguish themselves on their connections they made between their similar claims and evidence....   [tags: George W. Bush, Al Gore, Bill Clinton]

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George W. Bush 's President Of The United States

- George W. Bush was the 43rd president of the United States. He was born on July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut. He is the eldest of six children of George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush. Bush won the Electoral College vote in 2000 which was one of the closest and most controversial elections in the history of America. He was the one who guided his country’s response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and initiated the Iraq war in 2003. Before his presidency, Bush was a businessman and also served as governor of Texas....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Torture under the Bush Adminstration

- After the terrorist attack of 9/11, the United States declared a war against terrorist. The President of the U.S. wanted to retaliate against Al-Queada organization, which was the responsible for the attack. In consequence, soldiers were sent to Iraq and Afghanistan to try to find them. People who they suspected were a danger to the nation were held under the custody of the U.S. army to be interrogated in order to find out if there were more terrorist attacks planned against the United States. Some of the suspects were sent to some of the tougher prisons to be interrogated, these prisons were Guantanamo Bay, and Abu Ghraib....   [tags: justice, crimes, rights, moral, humanity]

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George W. Bush 's The Defense Of Energy

- The documentary in general proves to everyone how stupid of a nation we could be to justify and believe something that we have no actual proof about. Our government constantly misled the United States into going to war in Iraq. Within social media we often stated and accused Iraq for having weapons of mass destruction, chemical weapons, ballistic missiles, paying suicide bombers, and also biological weapons. George W. Bush mentions in a speech that biological and chemical weapons were growing. They used the words weapons of mass destruction because they knew after 9/11 that would persuade everyone that our reasons for going to war is right....   [tags: Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq, George W. Bush]

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Similarities between Obama and Bush Administrations

- I certainly agree, to some degree, that both administrations are quite similar in some respects to the characterization that is being put forth. However, it would suffice to say that they are not absolutely continuations of Bush 43’s policies but rather amplification in some matters and a complete change in others. On the use of drones, NYT’s Peter M. Singer (“Do Drones Undermine Democracy?”) makes the comprehensive argument that the use of drones goes against the how wars are meant to be fought—human participation....   [tags: American politics and policies]

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House Of Bush House Of Saud by Craig Unger

- Since September 11 2001, the world has changed dramatically in several ways. War, paranoia, and instability in the Middle East are all direct consequences of 9/11. Many people blame the Bush administration for a great deal of these changes for the worst. This book seeks to throw light on the nature of that administration and, above all, its relationship with Saudi Arabia, the largest oil exporter in the world, possessing an estimated 25% of all known oil reserves. House of Bush, House of Saud is a title that suggests a conspiracy, but this book does not belong to the conspiracy genre....   [tags: Unger Bush Saud House]

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The Election Of 2004 : A Brutal Battle Between The Incumbent George W. Bush And The War Hero

- The election of 2004 was a brutal battle between the incumbent George W. Bush and the war hero John Kerry. The pivotal moment of the race was on November 2nd, 2004, the day the swing state of Ohio would decide who they would vote for. The outcome in Ohio would give the candidate momentum and could determine the next President. With the war in Iraq, the decline of jobs, and the fight for same-sex marriage, every American had something to fight for in this election. Ultimately the winner was George Bush....   [tags: George W. Bush, Democratic Party]

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President George W. Bush - A Liar, a Thief, and a Criminal

- President Bush - A Liar, a Thief, and a Criminal Contents Intro Unprecedented History of Bush Bush as President Facts Conclusion Bibliography The purpose of this essay is to expose George W. Bush as the fraud he is. From rigging the 2000 presidential election, to waging war on a country that had no connection to the 9/11 bombings on the World Trade Centre Twin Towers. George Bush must be shown for what he really is – a liar, a thief, and a criminal. This essay will go into detail about what Bush is currently doing, how he “won” the 2000 Presidential Election, and what he did before he was president It was a sunny day in Florida, and as the votes were counted from the controversial...   [tags: President George W. Bush Against]

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Quantitative Easing During the Bush and Obama Administrations

- Quantitative easing is an unusual form of policy used when interest rates are near 0%. Banks rouse the nationwide financial system when usual monetary policies have become ineffective. In recent decades the government Central bank has argued they are the government’s most important financial agency. Throughout their power to change interest rates and buy massive amounts of financial assets, the Federal Reserve System applied more influence over economic growth and the employment rate in recent times than any other government entity....   [tags: Economics]

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President George H. W. Bush

- Twenty-four years ago a charismatic and slick governor of Arkansas usurped the presidency after 12 years of Reaganomics and a Republican in the White House. Despite his opponent, sitting President George H. W. Bush, having a 90 percent approval rating following the successful ground invasion of Iraq, Americans’ opinions turned sharply negative when more than a year later in August of 1992, 64 percent of Americans disapproved of Bush’s performance. Capitalizing on that anger and frustration, Bill Clinton and his campaign strategist James Carville came up with the theme “it’s the economy, stupid.” The phrase, which Carville consistently said over and over again to the staff, became synonymous...   [tags: George W. Bush, Democratic Party, Bill Clinton]

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Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy

- Like Father, Like Son: A Deeper Look into the Bush Legacy Although all individuals are unique no matter how closely related they might be, sometimes, their similarities over shadow their differences and yield a very interesting combination of events that almost have a deja vu effect on its audience. The Bush family serves as the perfect illustration for this phenomenon. From their family history and business life, to their lives as the Presidents of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush and George Walker Bush have led quite parallel lives....   [tags: George Bush Son Father Contrast Essays]

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President Bush 's New Freedom Commission Report

- In the mid-1990s, a trend emerged in which college students were attempting suicide and seeking campus mental health services at an alarming rate. A 2010 survey of college students conducted the American College Health Association found that 45.6 percent of those surveyed reported feeling hopeless, and 30.7 percent reported feeling so depressed that it was difficult to function during the past 12 months. In 2003, President Bush’s New Freedom Commission Report, Achieving the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America, proclaimed that “suicide is a serious public health challenge that has not received the attention and degree of national priority it deserves.” (Goldston et al., 2010,...   [tags: Sociology, Health care, George W. Bush]

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Social, Economic and Global Conflict’s During the Reagan and Bush Administrations

- Social, Economic and Global Conflict’s During the Reagan and Bush Administrations In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States, taking over the country from President Carter. Many issues existed when Reagan took office, during his presidency more would follow and continue into the George H. W. Bush presidency. Marc Cornman who was a young family man during both of these administrations recalls the problems and benefits of the mid to late 1980’s. His family was low-income building their way up to middle class by the Clinton Administration, moving from state to state hoping to find better employment after leaving the military....   [tags: clinton, AIDS outbreak, cold war]

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Bush Did 9 / 11

- “Bush did 9/11” 9/11 is a very tragic, surreal event that will be remembered for the rest of human history. Although it happened fifteen years ago, it is still a hotly debated topic. With any complex situation, comes differing theories of what really happened. The official story is full of contradiction and missing information. The apparent use of explosives, mysterious collapse of Building 7, evidence of Silverstein’s and the Bush administration 's prior knowledge, hiding of information, and use of the event all paint a clearer picture that the U.S....   [tags: World Trade Center, September 11 attacks]

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The Legacy Of George W Bush

- George H Bush was the vice president for Ronald Reagan during his two terms as president; so naturally, when Bush was elected in 1988 many people already saw him as highly capable. He had a extended career in both domestic politics and foreign affairs, he also had an understanding for the government bureaucracy, and he again he had eight elongated years of hands-on training as “second in command”. President Bush however was not able to live up to the identical legacy as his mentor Reagan however; during his presidency he had some key achievements....   [tags: President of the United States, Bill Clinton]

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George Bush: Congress and 9/11

- The start of the 21st century brought on new challenges and new obstacles that America was unfamiliar with at the time. A controversial decade was about to unravel with the presidency of George W. Bush. A decade filled with controversy, from the election of Bush and well off into the ending of his presidency. The presidency saw significant changes in which the role of the president was to wield power in times of peril. In this time, saw the role of congress diminish, while on contrary expanding the power of the executive....   [tags: critical years, terrorism, al-qaeda]

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Buying the War and Bush's War

- ... In respond to this, the U.S. President, George W. Bush, decided to retaliate against terrorists and declared war on al-Qaeda. However, the issue became more complex when Vice President Cheney, and the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, exerts their power to convince the country, the President, and also the United Nations about a possible link between Sudan Husain and al-Qaeda. In addition, Cheney and Rumsfeld, made more accusations about Sudan by saying that he has in his power weapons of mass destruction, therefore he was a threat for the United States....   [tags: cruel reality about Iraq, videos]

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President Bush and FISA

- The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 was a necessary measure signed by President Jimmy Carter in an effort to stop the CIA, FBI, NSA, and other executive powers from conducting warrantless wiretaps of domestic groups for so-called national security purposes. This was necessary because findings by the Church Committee in the early 1970s suggested that warrantless wiretapping had been going on for quite some time by these government entities and was exacerbated by President Nixon and the Watergate scandal....   [tags: 9 11, Wiretapping, President Carter]

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Major Policy of George W. Bush

- Back at home in November, President Bush signed the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003 at a ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Passing the House of Representatives 281-142 and the Senate 64-34, the bill showed some bipartisan support. The law made it illegal for doctors to abort a fetus in its second or third trimester by bringing the baby’s body out the birth canal to puncture the skull and remove out the brain. No exemptions were made for women whose health was at risk (Goler and Associated Press)....   [tags: partial-birth, saddam hussein, dictator]

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

- ... With the ever evolving ideas people come up with to manipulate law enforcement, I completely understand every concern the TSA is considering while creating new ways to ensure safety and avoid terroristic attack; but when it gets to the point where one must bear-all to prove they are not carrying a bomb is definitely crossing a thin metaphoric line between caring and intruding. Before the TSA ever existed there were many leniencies that would baffle the mind of frequent flyers today. Most employees were only required to show their I.Ds to surpass security in and around the building....   [tags: US department of homeland security]

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The Transportation Security Administration

- The Transportation Security Administration, more commonly known as TSA, is a part of the United States Department of homeland Security that supervises and manages the safety of travelers in the United States. Unlike other government operated tasks forces such as the military or FBI who has been in existence for an extended period of time, the TSA was only recently founded twelve years ago in 2001 after the devastating terroristic attack that took place in New York city’s twin towers earlier that year....   [tags: US department of homeland security]

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Comparison: Bush v. Obama and Guantanamo Detention Center

- The “War on Terror” that began days after the September 11th attacks was declared by President George W. Bush and has continued under President Barack Obama. President Bush wanted to restore the security of the United States. Many of the policies he enacted, while controversial, are still used by the current administration. One of these policies was the operation of the Guantanamo Bay detention center. While it has had far reaching domestic effects it is still a foreign policy issue by nature. The prisoners that have been held in Guantanamo come from all over the world, including Algeria, China, and Pakistan....   [tags: war on terron, United States, current events]

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Herbert Hoover vs. George W. Bush

- Throughout history, we see multiple occasions that are similar in nature; almost as if the events of the past reoccur in the future. Karl Heinrich Marx, a German philosopher, economist, and socialist, once said, “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” Now there may be instances in time where this seems true, Marx generally picks on future reoccurrences to be superficially comical or pretense. In this sense, Marx’s theory seems ambiguous when comparing when comparing two historical episodes where interventionist policies turned business cycle corrections into depressions....   [tags: Political Science]

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President Bush 's New Unilateral Policy

- Heavily influenced by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the potential threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, the National Security Strategy (NSS) of 2002 introduced the controversial tenet of “preemption”. As stated in part III of the 2002 NSS, the Bush administration declared that the United States: “Will not hesitate to act alone, if necessary, to exercise our right of self-defense by acting preemptively against such terrorists, to prevent them from doing harm against our people and our country” The above statement reflects the United States shift towards a unilateral foreign policy, one that is not hesitant to act beyond the constraints of international law....   [tags: United States, Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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President Bush's War on Iraq

- President Bush's War on Iraq Introduction: Since the war on Iraq began on March 20, 2003, at least 1,402 coalition troops have died and 9,326 U.S. troops have been wounded in action. This is no small number and the count grows daily. One would hope, then, that these men and women were sent to war with just cause and as a last resort. However, as the cloud of apprehension and rhetoric surrounding the war has begun to settle, it has become clear that the Bush administration relied on deeply flawed analyses to make its case for war to the United Nations and to the American people, rushing this country, and its soldiers, into war....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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George Bush as a Machiavellian Leader

- George Bush as a Machiavellian Leader George Bush and Niccolo Machiavelli are two very influential political figures that share some similar ideals. Machiavelli's work was never intended to be applied to republics, or a democratic government. The advice written in The Prince would have likely been applied in the time of absolute government, when countries were ruled by one leader. It is a work which, as Machiavelli himself says that his philosophy is only applied to principalities, or what we call dictatorships in modern times....   [tags: Compare Contrast Politics Leaders Essays]

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Obama Administration's Policy Views on Cybersecurity

- Title Page Contents Introduction Obama Administration’s Policy Views on Cybersecurity 1.1. Enhancing Resilience 1.2. Reducing Threats Obama and Bush Administrations 1.3. Bush Administration 1.4. Policy Similarities 1.5. Policy Differences Recommendations for Improvements 1.6 Cyber Czar Position 1.7 International Organization and joint punishment Works Cited Introduction The following document will provide information pertaining to presidential administrations both past and present and their respective views on cybersecurity policies....   [tags: Enhancing Resiliance, Reducing Threats]

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- George Bush is not content with the United States being the top dog. His snarling at one international accord after another besmirches the United States and makes the world a more dangerous place. When Bush nixed at the ABM treaty, the comprehensive test ban treaty, the biological weapons protocol, and the small-arms convention, he sent an unmistakable signal that the United States doesn't care about arms control. This will only encourage other nations to bolster their own arsenals, and the arms race will accelerate on every track....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Doctrine of President Bush

- On 20 September 2002, the Bush administration published a national security manifesto overturning the established order. Not because it commits the United States to global intervention: We've been there before. Not because it targets terrorism and rogue states: Nothing new there either. No, what's new in this document is that it makes a long-building imperial tendency explicit and permanent. The policy paper, titled "The National Security Strategy of the United States of America" -- call it the Bush doctrine -- is a romantic justification for easy recourse to war whenever and wherever an American president chooses....   [tags: Politics Political]

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President Bush Declare on Terrorism and Its Effects

- President Bush and his administration made use of an authorization by Congress that was granted to the President a week after the attacks of September 11, 2001 to “use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons, he determined planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks…” He considered that authorization as a permission to activate his unilateral emergency and wartime powers in order to conduct a war against terrorism in Afghanistan, fighting Al Qaeda, Taliban and their allied fighters and detaining thousands in custody for interrogation at different locations, some of which are still classified....   [tags: policies, war, courts, cases]

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Foreign Policy Recommendations for the Obama Administration

- After December 26 1991, when the Soviet Union fell, the bipolarity of the international system was effaced. In the post- Cold War era, the United States faced the problem, without a defined enemy, to adopt a new foreign policy. To begin to analyze the political foreign policy of the United States, one must first understand the international system. According to Political Realism, a theory of international thought, the state is the key unit within the acts within the system. These states act according to their key norms, which are allowed by the system....   [tags: Foreign Policy]

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The Bush Stimulus Package

- The Bush Stimulus Package President Bush has just unveiled his new $674 billion economic stimulus package. The Democrats, although they have little chance of getting it passed in the GOP-controlled Senate, have countered with a plan of their own, with a much lower tab of $136 billion. The centerpiece of the Bush plan is arguably the elimination of the tax on dividends paid by shareholders, which makes up a hefty $364 billion of the entire sum. The reasoning is that it is unfair to tax corporate earnings once and then again tax them when they are paid out as dividends to shareholders....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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George Bush and Leadership

- George Bush and Leadership George W. Bush, the 43 President of The United States of America, is one of the greatest leaders we have ever seen. In this essay I will describe why, I feel that Mr. Bush is a highly qualified leader for this country. Mr. Bush is highly educated, has the aptitude for being the President and is a great communicator. Mr. Bush is also a person of strong constitution or stability, extremely motivated and cooperative. The later being extremely important when one considers the close ratio of Democrats to Republicans in the U.S....   [tags: Papers]

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Bush, Blair and Iraq

- On April 9, 2003 United States tanks stormed through Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. troops, then, toppled a giant statue of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in central Baghdad, which sent the Iraqi citizens into jubilee (Rampton 1). The Iraq War, or government's coined 'Operation Iraqi Freedom,' had finally arrived after declaring war on March 19, 2003. The U.S.-British coalition to invade Iraq and dethrone Hussein's dictatorship has been both a beneficial and detrimental political move. A war that originated because of Hussein's reluctance to weapons inspections now has become a messy situation where U.S.-British troops are dying more after major combat has ceased....   [tags: War on Terrorism ]

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Bashing George W. Bush

- The Incredibly, Unbelievably, Stupendously, Incurious George Bush READ MORE: 9/11, Iraq, 2006, CIA, Andy Card, Hurricane, Hurricane Katrina, George W. Bush Never has there been a public official more unequipped to be President of the United States of America than George W. Bush. The man is simply not up to the job. Even if he really wanted to be or cared to be an effective president, he ... could ... not ... do ... it. He can't do it on a boat, he can't do it with a (pet) goat. He can't do it in the Green Zone, he can't do it back at home....   [tags: Political Science]

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George W. Bush - His Legacy

- The Bush legacy-How will George W Bush be remembered. Every commander in chief of the United States is remembered for just few seminal events or moments of their presidency. Bill Clinton will forever be associated with sex scandals despite the golden economy he presided over. John F Kennedy is considered a hero because of his handling of one moment in time (the Cuban missile crisis). George W Bush is no different. Two events have ruled his time in office and I suspect they will be his legacy. I am of course talking about 9/11 and the resulting war in Iraq....   [tags: American History]

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President Bush And Us Foreign Policy

- The United States election in 2000 raised a debate between democrat and republican and in the end the American people chose a new leader Mr. George w. Bush. President Bush clearly defined foreign policy objectives and goals. I have seen and hear our dear President Bush foreign policy after September 11. Following this, Bush has established its top priorities in foreign policy. He claims that an acts in the government to improve the international community through negotiation and cooperation. Likewise President Bush remark "It is to inspire and be inspired by other nations to work together toward a peaceful and prosperous future" (BBC News)....   [tags: Political Science Politics]

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George Bush vs. John Kerry

- For the 2004 presidential election, Republican president George W. Bush is attempting to defend his post and reassure the American people that his political choices are the best for our country. His opponent, Democratic senator John Kerry believes that his political ideas will be better for a changing America. Four main topics debated on by the candidates are: Homeland Security, Civil Rights, Education (no child left behind), and the Economy. The two candidates have differing views on most of these topics....   [tags: Political essay]

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North Korea And The New Administration

- Half a century ago, war erupted in Korea on June 25,1950, along the thirty-eight parallel that separated North and South Korea, The Korean War set all the rules for East/West superpower conflict in the nuclear age. And in so doing brought the world closer to an all out atomic race that is still proliferating today. The international community today is witnessing an increasing spread in weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. Especially, the nuclear threat of the ambiguous North Koreans, which have the capabilities of striking South Korea, Japan, and the Continental United States....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Clinton And Reagan Bush

- 1. and 2. How were the Clinton (Democratic) policies similar to the Reagan-Bush (Republican) policies. (Write enough for two answers.) The Clinton and Reagan-Bush administrations, while outwardly different on account of the fact that they represented opposing parties, bore a surprising number of similarities. Although Clinton made an outward show to appoint a racially diverse blend of individuals to various government posts, he was careful to provide only “just enough” assistance to the working class, African American citizens, and women, so as to keep them pacified....   [tags: Capital punishment, Crime]

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Bush's Wars and the Many Instances of His Covering Up the Truth

- My book is creditable because, Terry H. Anderson covers multiple encounters of Americans receiving sugarcoated truths from President Bush and his administration, about the war on Iraq and Afghanistan. He covers the road to war, what decisions and when they were made, what information was announced publicly, as well as what information was covered up and brushed off. There are multiple accounts of President Bush covering up the truth, to get what he wants throughout this book. Leading to the truth coming out about going to war for no valid reason....   [tags: conspiracy theories, politics]

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

- Occupational Safety and Health Administration PAST The Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA is a part of the US Department of Labor, and was started in 1970 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Its mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths by issuing and enforcing rules (called standards) for workplace safety and health. Since it’s inception it has helped to cut the incidents of workplace fatalities by sixty percent, and occupational injury and illness rates by forty percent....   [tags: Reserach OSHA Work Safe Essays]

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Dictating Lies and Deception

- September 11, 2001 marked a tragic day in the history of the United States; a terrorist attack had left the country shaken. It did not take long to determine those who were behind the attack and a call for retribution swept through the nation. Citizens in a wave of patriotism signed up for military service and the United States found resounding international support for their efforts in the war on terror. Little opposition was raised at the removal of the Taliban regime and there was much support for bringing Osama Bin Laden and the leaders of al-Qaeda to justice....   [tags: Terrorism, Bush]

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The Effects of Reagan and Bush’s Policies in El

- The Effects of Reagan and Bush’s Policies in El Salvador and Iraq United States foreign policy, since the Cold War, has been driven by ideology: good versus evil, capitalism versus communism, and democracy versus totalitarianism. America’s foreign policy objective from 1945 to 1991 was to contain communism, prompting Cold War calculus – the enemy of your enemy is your friend. The United States, following Cold War calculus, allied with unscrupulous leaders opposed to communism, like the Somoza dynasty in Nicaragua, the Reza Shahs in Iran, the dictator Franco in Spain, and the elite in El Salvador....   [tags: Foreign Policy Plotitics Papers]

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George W Bush

- Known as the most charismatic president George W. Bush served his time as the president of the U.S. from 2001-2009. George grew up as the eldest of 6 kids (two sisters, 3 brothers) unfortunately one of his sisters died of leukemia when she was a child. George always was enthusiastic, & he was quiet the athlete. He was in football, baseball, rugby, basketball & was the head cheerleader. George started presidency fairly young, he was voted class president in 7th grade. Once finished high school George chose to take after his father, he decided to go to Harvard & get his master of business administration....   [tags: presidency, United States, Iraq, leader, freedom]

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Bush's War On Terror and the Erosion of Civil Liberties

- Bush's War On Terror and the Erosion of Civil Liberties Nearly all the amendments in the Bill of Rights have been reduced since the beginning of the war. The fourth through eighth amendments have been especially hit hard by this “war.” Search & seizure, due process, a speedy and public trial with a jury, and cruel & unusual punishment have all been disregarded as part of the current administration’s policy. The “War On Terror” has effectively eroded the civil liberties that Americans fought centuries for....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]

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Biography of George Herbert Walker Bush

- Read my lips: no new taxes. These few simple words invoked the American public to elect a man who grew up in a small town in Massachusetts to be the most powerful man in the world. This man is George Herbert Walker Bush. George grew up in Milton, Massachusetts a small town near the Quincy Bay and the Neponset River. His father was a banker and later became a politician who represented Connecticut in the Senate from 1952 until 1963. He attended Phillips Academy of Boarding School in Boston. There he demonstrated his strong sense of leadership through holding many high positions such as president of the senior class, secretary of the student council, president of the community fund-raising gr...   [tags: ronald reagan, crisis in kuwait, hussein]

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The Iraqi War has Made a Fool of George Bush

- The Iraqi War has Made a Fool of George Bush There were several wars in the twentieth century that caught the attention of the people. World War II, Vietnam War and The Cold War are only a few of the many wars we lived by. Now, in the twentieth first century the first war we have lived is the Iraqi War. The United States started a war against Iraq for causes that brought more negative than positive effects for the Iraqi people. II. CAUSES The Iraqi War started for allegations the U.S. had against Iraq with the United Nations....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Airport Security Administration ( Tsa )

- Airport Security Introduction The event that took place on the September 11, 2001 remains one of the worst terrorist atrocities that the United States of America and the entire world have ever experienced. Following this specific event, the aviation industry has made numerous efforts to enhance their approach of security. Given the important role that the transport industry plays in the community from an economic and social among other perspectives, it is necessary for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to enhance their security efforts....   [tags: Airport security]

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My Goals For A Business Administration

- My goal in the next couple of years is to take on the added challenge of attaining my master’s degree in business administration. This will afford me the opportunity to move up the organizational ladder on my job as well as give me a stronger voice to help shape the future of technology in my company. Ultimately, I believe it will afford me the opportunity to give back to the community, by investing in the lives of high school students and young adult by re-igniting their desire to regain aplomb....   [tags: Management, Learning, Future, Leadership]

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The Drug Enforcement Administration

- Origin of the Agency The Drug Enforcement Administration has a long history that marks its significance and succession. Much had been going on during the late nineteen-sixties and early seventies that shaped the years between such as: the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the Hippie movement, the closing days of the Vietnam War, the disbandment of the Beatles, Woodstock, the first man on the moon, and the beginning of the Watergate scandal (to name a few). President Richard Nixon took office in 1968, a time which was prevalent for ending the war in Vietnam and the violence across the United States due to anti-war and race riots....   [tags: Drugs]

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Bush’s Hydrogen Fuel Cells Research Plan: A Step into the Future or a Fallacy

- Cars running on hydrogen fuel instead of gasoline may seem like something that is seen in a science fiction movie, but they may be much closer than many people realize. President Bush announced in his State of the Union address that he has plans to take large steps forward “to advance into the 21st century” (quoted by Porteus ). This advancement is to come in the form of a $1.2 billion plan to help fund research into hydrogen fuel. By doing this Bush plans to lessen America’s reliance on foreign oil, and help to protect the environment....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Gas Essays]

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Bush donate a buck to the Africa

- AIDS IN AFRICA: Mission Control - Pres. Bush's plan to triple US spending on fighting AIDS in Africa President Bush's new $15 billion AIDS-fighting initiative for Africa will triple U.S. spending on the crisis. It is a "work of mercy," says Bush-a mission-one undertaken by a "blessed country" that recognizes its moral responsibility to help the wretched of the earth. It's no surprise that Bush speaks of the plan in the language of religious mission. He himself is a believer, and his decision to commit massive resources to the African catastrophe reportedly was influenced by his meeting with evangelical Christian leaders....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Clinton Administration Policy Toward The Caribbean Country Of Haiti

- Clinton Administration Policy Toward the Caribbean Country of Haiti The topic for this paper is the United States policy towards the Caribbean country of Haiti during the Clinton administration. The subjects which will be discussed are the issues of: Refugees, Foreign Aide as well as human rights the United States involvement in Haiti issues of national interests. What will also be examined is what the Clinton administration trying to achieve concerning Haiti. What the United Nations and the U.S....   [tags: William Jefferson Clinton Essays]

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US national security New Development

- The first period of the Bush administration revolution in concepts and ideas with us national security, had an impact in various business systems and institutions of America on national security. The US Administration has taken from the events of 11 September 2001 essential impetus to develop those concepts. One of my central points of controversy "Bush doctrine" or "Bush Principal", which was in essence the concept of "pre-emptive war". This was followed by such developments increase the relative importance of the role of the Department of Defense at the expense of the State Department, and armed force, diplomacy is reflected in the declining role icon at that stage (Colin Powell) for a Min...   [tags: US Politics, Bush Doctrine]

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