Unlike every president who followed him, George HW Bush had a background in foreign policy. In 1972, Bush was serving as U.S. Ambassador to the UN. AP Photo/Dave PickoffGeorge H.W. Bush, who turns 93 today, was the last person elected president of the United States with any prior foreign policy experience.
He entered office with one of the most impressive resumes of any president, having served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, ambassador to the United Nations and Ronald Reagan’s vice president.
He left office with an impressive list of achievements, including managing the peaceful collapse …read more
Source: The Conversation