Bush Administration Legacy in the Middle East

President Bush spoke about the future of the Middle East and U.S. policy in the region. In his remarks he said that the Middle East… read more

President Bush spoke about the future of the Middle East and U.S. policy in the region. In his remarks he said that the Middle East was “freer and more hopeful” as a result of his administration’s policies. He also spoke about security in Iraq, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, countering Iranian influence in the area, and regional economic progress. He also stated that there was no link between Saddam Hussein and attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001.

This was a keynote address at the 2008 Saban Forum, “Strategic Choices: Challenges for the Next U.S. and Israeli Governments.” close

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Bush Administration Legacy in the Middle East

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White House Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 5, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 6, 2008

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  • Dec 05, 2008 | 5:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 05, 2008 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 2008 | 1:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 2008 | 3:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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