One description that can't be used for US President George Bush is "self-made man." the White House Officious Website of George W. Bush says it well:
He brings a whole lifetime's experience of having sprung from the loins of a long line of entitled millionaire politicians. A native of blue-blooded New Haven, Connecticut ...
Even the more objective Answers.com opens his biography with:
George W. Bush became president of the United States on 20 January 2001. Bush is the son of former U.S. president George Bush, who served from 1989-93.It's clear that if he had been born into an ordinary family, he'd just have an ordinary job. As first-born son, it was obvious that the "family professions," oil and politics would always be open to him. As it happened, he also inherited the staff, including not only the VP Cheney, but Robert Gates who is taking over for Donald Rumsfeld.
Supporting Cast: Bush 41's national-security team, in 1991. From far left, Scowcroft, Gates, Cheney, Quayle, Baker, Bush and Powell.
None of this is a secret.
Bush Says He’s Open to Change in Iraq, but ...
Look at who's chairman of the committee!
Addressing reporters in the Oval Office, Mr. Bush shed little light on the
substance of his hour-and-15-minute session with members of the bipartisan Iraq
Study Group, led by James A. Baker III, the former secretary of state,
From what I can see, his father US President #41 is still in charge, at least via his team. And it's important to remember that the Sr. Bush was very "cold" to Israel to say the least. Israel shouldn't count on anything from the United States, except a Trojan Horse.