Fact Sheet: Transforming Our Armed Forces to Face the Threats of Today and Tomorrow [December 9, 2008] [open pdf - 35KB]
This White House fact sheet from December 9, 2008 provides information on the U.S. military and their ability to confront threats to the American people. From the Document: "President Bush visited the United States Military Academy and discussed the ways he and his Administration have retooled the U.S. military over the past eight years. Following the attacks of 9/11, President Bush strengthened and reshaped our approach to national security. To harden our defense, President Bush: Created the Department of Homeland Security; Provided national security professionals with vital new tools like the Patriot Act and a program to monitor terrorist communications; Reorganized the intelligence community to better meet the needs of the war on terror; Deployed aggressive financial measures to freeze terrorist assets; and Launched diplomatic initiatives to pressure adversaries and attract new partners to our cause."
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