CEO Paper

Essay by pepsiann2000A+, December 2008

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Presidents of the past have all had to deal with conflict and crisis management. Abraham Lincoln had the issues of slavery and Civil War. Franklin Roosevelt was faced with the Great Depression. George H. W. Bush was faced with the first Gulf War. “No one could have anticipated the peril that America would face during the presidency of George W. Bush. Yet no one could hae been better suited to confronting that peril. It required vision, courage, patience, optimism, integrity, focus, discipline, determination, decisiveness, and devotion to America,”(On the Issues, 2006). It seems our current President, George W. Bush, has had more conflict and crisis in his tenure than many others before him. He has had to deal with the horrible and tragic event of September 11, 2001, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Hurricane Katrina, and the latest crisis to hit to his current office has been the terrible economic crisis our country has fallen into.

President Bush has his critics and supports all across the country and the world. It is difficult to find an unbiased opinion about Mr. Bush and his administration. Even with extensive research, one may believe there is nothing to find except for an extreme support or extreme dislike of our President.

Operation Iraqi Freedom has been one of the most controversial issues of President Bush’s occupancy of the White House. After the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, may in this country believed a quick attack on the country believed to have done this was just and right. Now with the war going on almost eight year, the people of this country are becoming restless. Many now see President Bush’s decision to invade Iraq as incorrect. When President Bush met with members of the Iraqi Study Group and recommendations...