George W. Bush

Politics

Vladimir Putin's grudge with Hillary Clinton

When Vladimir Putin first took control of Russia, Bill Clinton was the US president. Frontline filmmaker Mike Kirk tells how Putin came to consider the United States an existential threat, how he consolidated his power to confront the US, and why launching a campaign to disrupt the 2016 US presidential election would not have been out of character.

Global Scan

These are the seven countries the US military has bombed in the last three years

US officials launched an air attack on ISIS rebels in Syria this week, making the war-torn Middle East country the seventh state — at least — to see US airstrike since 2011. Meanwhile, an African nation torn by Ebola is agreeing to halt logging in exchange for development aid. And in Iraq, the nation's Kurdish minority is looking at what it has achieved — with high hopes for its future.

Politics

Harry Shearer says so long to 'the Bushmen'

With just four days left until the election, early voting and new polling numbers are dominating the headlines. But comedian and satirist Harry Shearer doesn't want voters overlook the legacy of President George W. Bush and his administration.