For the first time ever, a Spanish Prime Minister discusses in a direct, clear-cut fashion they key issues of his tenure as well as the motivation behind his personal and political stances. In his memoirs, José María Aznar also analyzes Spain's transition from Franco's dictatorship to democratization, and the successful efforts of his own administration to privatize government-owned businesses. In the international arena, Aznar describes Spain's entry into the European Union and the country's relationship with other union members. He also outlines his policies and commitments toward the process of globalization. Aznar devotes a large part of his book to his antiterrorist efforts. He explains his 1996 pact with the nationalist Basques and the Catalonians. He reveals his reaction to the 9/11 attack, why he supported the war in Iraq, and whether he believes a victory over terrorism is at hand. A bestseller in Spain and Latin America, this history of Aznar's eight years a Prime Minister of Spain provides an unequaled, first-hand view of the Spanish government, the European Union, and the war on terrorism.
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José María Aznar, Prime Minister of the Spanish government between 1996 and 2004, began his political career as a tax inspector and was elected to the Congress of Deputies in 1982. From 1987-1989, he was appointed President of the Council of Castile and Leon, after which he became head of the Popular Party (PP). He has also been President of the Centrist Democrat International. In 2003, Aznar decided not to run again for the presidency of his party and his counry. He has since accpeted a position as Distinguished Scholar at Georgetown University. Aznar is married and has three children.
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Descripción Planeta, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0974872474