Documents of the George W. Bush Administration


Documents on the Iraq War

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis


US, The National Security Strategy of the United States, September 2002

US, Department of Defense, "Presentation: The Case for Action," Secret Document released in July 2012 as a Freedom of Information Disclosure, dated September 2002, no author

Thomas Donnelly, "The Underpinnings of the Bush Doctrine," American Enterprise Institute, January 31, 2003

Ron Suskind, "Without a Doubt," New York Times, October 17, 2004

Kenneth Lieberthal and Mikkal Herberg, "China’s Search for Energy Security: Implications for U.S. Policy," National Bureau of Asian Research, Volume 17, number 1, April 2006

Zalmay Khalilzad, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, "The Battle of Baghdad," Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2006

President Discusses Creation of Military Commissions to Try Suspected Terrorists, The East Room, The White House, 6 September 2006

US, Senate, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Report: Postwar Findings about Iraq's WMD Programs and Links to Terrorism and How they Compare with Prewar Assessments, 109th Congress, (Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office), 8 September 2006

NBC, Meet the Press, "Transcript for September 10, 2006, Dick Cheney," 10 September 2006

President's Remarks at National Day of Prayer and Remembrance, The National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., 11 September 2006

Layne, Christopher. "The Unipolar Illusion Revisited: The Coming End of the United States' Unipolar Moment." International Security 31, no. 2 (Fall 2006): 7-41.

G. John Ikenberry, "Woodrow Wilson at 150 – Fourteen Points," TPM Cafe, 3 January 2007

World Public Opinion, "World View of US Role Goes From Bad to Worse," 22 January 2007

Paul R. Pillar, "What to Ask Before the Next War: Don't Let the People Who Brought Us Iraq Define the Questions," Washington Post, February 4, 2007

New Perspectives Quarterly, Interview with Samuel Huntington, "The Clash of Civilizations Revisited," Vol. 24, no 1 (Winter 2007)

Dr. Steven Kull, Director, Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA), "America's Image in the World," Testimony before House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight, March 6, 2007

Secretary Condoleezza Rice, "International Affairs FY 2008 Budget," Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Washington, DC, March 21, 2007

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, ""Munich: World Politics at the Crossroads" Article of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, Published in the Newspaper Moskovskiye Novosti on March 23, 2007

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, "American Antimissiles in Europe: Myths and Reality' Article of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, Published in the German Newspaper Handelsblatt on March 28, 2007

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "Arab Summit: King Abdullah's Opening Address," 29 March 2007

President Bush Visits with the Troops at Fort Irwin, California, Fort Irwin, California, 4 April 2007

President Bush Discusses the Global War on Terror, Tipp City, Ohio, April 19, 2007

US, Senate, Select Committee on Intelligence, Prewar Intelligence Assessments about Postwar Iraq, 110th Congress, Washington, DC, May 2007

President Bush Delivers Commencement Address at United States Coast Guard Academy, Alumni Building, United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, 23 May 2007

Walter Pincus, "Pre-War Intelligence Report on Iraq Released: Report Forecast Militant Violence, Saw Establishing Democracy as Difficult," Washington Post, May 25, 2007

US, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, "Remarks at the Centennial Dinner for the Economic Club of New York," New York, New York, June 7, 2007

Robin Wright, "Bush Is Losing Credibility On Democracy, Activists Say: Governments Appear Quicker to Challenge U.S. Rebukes," Washington Post, June 10, 2007

Nick Turse, "Planet Pentagon: The Earth, seas and skies," Asia Times, 13 July 2007

John Feffer, "The core misconceptions in the 'war on terror'," Asia Times, 13 July 2007

US, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, National Intelligence Council, National Intelligence Estimate, "The Terrorist Threat to the US Homeland," July 2007

Samantha Power, "Our War on Terror," New York Times, 29 July 2007

President Bush Attends Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention, Discusses War on Terror, August 22, 2007

Statement of Peter Orszag, Director, "Estimated Costs of U.S. Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and of Other Activities Related to the War on Terrorism," before the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives, October 24, 2007

US, Department of State, Rice Keynote Address at World Economic Forum Meeting: U.S. supports democracy, diplomacy, just economic development, Keynote Address at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 23 January 2008

US, Annual Threat Assessment of the Director of National Intelligence for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, 5 February 2008

David Rose, "The Gaza Bombshell," Vanity Fair, April 2008

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Bilmes, "The $3 Trillion War," Vanity Fair, April 2008

US, General Accountability Office, "Combating Terrorism: The United States Lacks Comprehensive Plan to Destroy the Terrorist Threat and Close the Safe Haven in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas," GAO-08-622, April 17, 2008

Michael P. Federici, "Imperialism Destroys The Constitutional Republic," Epistulae, National Institute of the Humanities, No. 1 · July 7, 2008

Stephen Daggett, US Congressional Research Service, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, "Costs of Major U.S. Wars," 24 July 2008

Military Costs of Major U.S. Wars

Helene Cooper, C. J. Chivers and Clifford J. Levy, "U.S. Watched as a Squabble Turned Into a Showdown," New York Times, 17 August 2008

Tom Engelhardt, "Going on an Imperial Bender: How the U.S. Garrisons the Planet and Doesn't Even Notice," The American Empire Project, September 04, 2008

David Leonhardt, "Debt is whittling away U.S. economic power," International Herald Tribune, October 12, 2008

Claes G. Ryn, "America’s Coup D’État In the Making: Deception and Self-Deception," Epistulae, National Humanities Institute, No. 4 · October 15, 2008

US, National Intelligence Estimate, Global Trends 2025: A World Transformed, Washington, DC. November 2008

Pew Global Attitudes Project, "Global Public Opinion in the Bush Years (2001-2008): America's Image; Muslims and Westerners; Global Economy; Rise of China," 18 December 2008


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