The Covert Strengthening of Islamic Extremists under Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush

The Covert Strengthening of Islamic Extremists under Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush

Jason Cooley (University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, USA)
Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 12
DOI: 10.4018/ijcwt.2014100102
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Some political analysts in the U.S. manage to remain objective as they examine a particular subject. However, there are many who let their political leanings impact the conclusions that they reach in their respective publications. An analyst with a conservative bias will usually seek to enhance the image of a Republican by comparing him to Ronald Reagan and other revered figures that were associated with the Grand Old Party at one time. In 2001, George W. Bush signed a bill that substantially cut taxes in the United States. Shortly after this turn of events, various conservative writers started to compare him to Reagan since he also provided American taxpayers with relief during his first term in office.
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