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- United States Constitution : Document that states the fundamental constitutional law of the United States of America.
- George W. Bush Administration : The policies and acts during the presidency of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States of America
- Vice President of the United States : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. Republican Party : One of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; center-right; the elephant is its symbol.
- Lynne Cheney : Add brief definition or description
- Detainee Treatment Act : A 2005 Congressional act specifying explicit standards for prisoners in the custody of the U.S. military
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policies and practices relevant to detention in intelligence and military facilities, the latter when no prisoner of war status was granted
- Gulf War : The conflict started by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the liberation of Kuwait and major damage to Iraqi forces, by a US-led UN coalition in 1991.
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Lewis Libby : Known as "Scooter", Chief of Staff to Vice-President Dick Cheney, who was convicted of obstruction of justice and perjury regarding leaks, to news media, about the clandestine Central Intelligence Agency officer status of Valerie Plame Wilson
- Office of Special Plans : A small office, formerly in the U.S. Department of Defense, created by Douglas Feith, under general supervision of William Luti and directly headed by Abram Shulsky, which took unprocessed intelligence and bypassed independent analysis, to present evidence supporting policy positions; this was a conscious "top-down" methodology contrasting to the traditional "bottom-up" of intelligence analysis
- Douglas Feith : An American strategic analyst, associated with neoconservatism, who held posts including Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in 2001-2005, when he advised Donald Rumsfeld on the Iraq War; fellow of the Hudson Institute
- William Luti : A retired Naval aviator and national security policy analyst, who held significant staff jobs in the George W. Bush Administration under Douglas Feith and then Stephen Hadley, and now is in private industry; hawk and Monty Python devotee
- Abram Shulsky : An American national security policy expert, generally associated with an interventionist foreign policy, who headed the Office of Special Plans in the U.S. Department of Defense of the George W. Bush Administration; theoretician of intelligence analysis
- Unitary executive theory : A U.S. concept of constitutional law and politics, which believes that the President of the United States has a right, and indeed an obligation, to take certain actions without Congressional or Judicial checks and balances
- David Addington : U.S. lawyer, closely affiliated with Dick Cheney, who is an advocate of extremely strong Presidential power
- Alberto Gonzales : Add brief definition or description
- William Haynes II : General counsel of the U.S. Department of Defense during the George W. Bush Administration
- Jay Bybee : Currently a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a law professor, he was Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Legal Counsel in the George W. Bush Administration, and had a prominent role in legal opinions related to interrogation of prisoners
- John Yoo : Professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law since 1993; between 2001 and 2003; deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel, working on separation of powers, presidential authority, intelligence interrogation and extraordinary rendition; Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute
- Halliburton Corporation : Add brief definition or description
- Keep America Safe : A neoconservative interest group, formed by Liz Cheney (daughter of Dick Cheney) and possibly the public action arm of the Foreign Policy Initiative
- Project for the New American Century : neoconservative think tank and interest group, formed, in its words, to promote the foreign policy principles of the Reagan Administration: "a military that is strong and ready to meet both present and future challenges; a foreign policy that boldly and purposefully promotes American principles abroad; and national leadership that accepts the United States' global responsibilities;" actively supported regime change and preventive war in the Middle East
- Robert Novak : Add brief definition or description
- Donald Rumsfeld : U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration (2001-2008); was the oldest secretary and earlier the youngest secretary in the Administration (1975-1977); major policymaker after the 9-11 attack; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- Lawrence Wilkerson : Pamela C. Harriman Visiting Professor of Government at the College of William and Mary; Professorial Lecturer in the University Honors Program at the George Washington University; former head of the U.S.-Cuba Policy Initiative, New America Foundation; former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell 2002-2005; Colonel (Ret.) U.S. Army
- Valerie Plame Wilson : Add brief definition or description