While the president has repeatedly acknowledged the mistakes in the pre-war intelligence, there is no support for the Times' claim that the president and his national security team 'knew or should have known (the intelligence) to be faulty' or that 'pressure from the White House' led to particular conclusionsWhite House blasts N.Y. Times editorial Dec 08, 2008
It was the surge that provided more resources and a security context to support newly developed techniques and operationsBook: Secret ops reduce violence in Iraq Sep 09, 2008
There is no disagreement between us, between the president and Prime Minister BrowBush against 'arbitrary' troop withdrawals Jun 15, 2008
It just doesn't feel right as the best way to advance the negotiationsBush plans no peace talks on Mideast trip May 08, 2008
Through quiet diplomacy, send the message clearly to the Chinese that this is an opportunity, with the whole world watching, to show that they take into account and want and are determined to treat their citizens with dignity and respectHadley: Bush to use diplomacy at Olympics Apr 13, 2008
Stephen John Hadley (born February 13, 1947, in Toledo, Ohio) was the 21st U.S. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (commonly referred as National Security Advisor), serving under President George W. Bush. He had been Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor from January 22, 2001. On January 26, 2005, he replaced Condoleezza Rice as National Security Advisor, upon Rice's confirmation as Secretary of State.
Hadley served as a senior foreign and defense policy advisor to then-Governor Bush during the 2000 presidential campaign and worked in the Bush-Cheney Transition on the National Security Council.
Previous to this position, he was a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Shea & Gardner and a principal in The Scowcroft Group, Inc., an international consulting firm.