Dick cheneys influence on foreign policy in the white house

vice president Dick Cheney has had tremendous influence on foreign policy of the Bush administration. Many feel that Cheney is actually the decision maker and Bush is the minion or robot for Cheney.
In five pages highlight what influence Cheney has had on foreign policy. You can include the Iraq war ( invasion), the delaings with North Korea, terrorism, the hunt for bin Laden, the Saudis , or any current or relevant aspect of this area of study.