Plenty More to Swear About

Klein, Joe
July 2004
Time;7/5/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 1, p21
Offers a look at the United States President George W. Bush Administration as of July 2004. Discussion of problems with Bush's foreign policy; Approval of the use of various forms of torture in the interrogation of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld; Investigation into the torture of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers in Iraq; Reference to the book "Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terrorism," by an anonymous author who is known to be a senior Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official; Discussion of the CIA's actions leading up to the Iraq War of 2003; Anger over the revealing of CIA secret operative Valerie Plame by White House officials; Criticism of Rumsfeld and the Bush Administration by the military; Report on a public opinion poll that shows that a majority of U.S. citizens think that the war in Iraq was a mistake.


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