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George HW Bush Biography

Title:
41st President of the United States
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

“No one can say with any precision what the end result will be; in our view, something must be developed, something acceptable to Israel, the Palestinians and Jordan, that gives the Palestinian people meaningful control over their own lives and fate and provides for the acceptance and security of Israel.”

Speech, The Madrid Peace Conference, Oct. 30, 1991

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • 41st President of the United States, 1989-1993
  • Carried out the 1991 Gulf War
  • Convened the 1991 Madrid Conference
  • 43rd Vice President of the United States under Ronald Reagan, 1981–1989
  • Director of the CIA, 1976–1977
  • Republican National Committee Chairman, 1973-1974
  • Ambassador to the United Nations, 1971–1973
  • U.S. Congressman (R-TX), 1967-1971
  • Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action, WWII
Education:
  • BS, Economics, Yale University
Other:
  • None found