Tag Archives: Dick Cheney

Rather Reading Reviews (on Decision Points)

Well, I’m glad that I resisted (yet). True, reading Decision Points by George W. Bush might have been a revelation on how the former number one world politician did and still does lie. Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder had already rebutted … Continue reading

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Twenty Years of War

When the Soviet Empire gradually collapsed between 1989 and 1991, the remaining sole superpower United States faced a new situation. The Cold War was over. What to do with the military-industrial complex? In August 1988, the eight-year long Iraq-Iran war … Continue reading

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Euphemisms

Only minutes after President Obama’s speech at the U.S. National Archives in Washington on closing down Guantánamo prison camp what he called a “misguided experiment”, former vice president Dick Cheney denounced the decision saying it came “without deliberation and no plan.” A … Continue reading

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