A US national security team led by John Kerry and Chuck Hagel will not only be more compatible with President Obama's world view, but will make possible a dramatic departure from the foreign policy that neo-conservatives
have promoted for the past decade.
The Iranian-Brazilian initiative did run counter to US Republican and neo-conservative
pressure to support a war or at least an Israeli military strike against Iran.
This failure, Perle concludes, had nothing to do with ideology or neo-conservatives
In my book, I state plainly that neo-conservatives
are merely one element in the coalition of the Right that had shaped U.
Wattenberg says "to use an old union phrase, it is the conservatives who are the free riders" benefiting from neo-conservative
advisers around President Bush in his first term (for he woke up to them at last, and sent them packing) have left America more friendless than it's ever been before, and poorer, but the worst thing they did was to call themselves any kind of conservatives.
Is the real intention of all the moves listed above to deflect attention from New Labour's disastrous foreign policy, which has led us into unwinnable wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the sole benefit of President Bush's neo-conservative
administration and all the corporations it represents?
For all we know, he might have thought that he did have such a wand, but with the almost total demise of the neo-conservative
clique, save for vice president Chenney, it turned out that the wand lost its effect with the loss of influence of the neo-conservatives
Yet, ironically, despite the scope of its mandate, its recommendations reflected a much more narrow neo-conservative
approach to addressing Canada's social and economic policy challenges.
A clutch of new issues and problems have exhausted that strategy, exposing the inability of neo-conservative
language and philosophical equipment to confront contemporary realities.
There is a narrative that links America and Israel's common interests that is not of neo-conservative
This book sometimes reads like a neo-conservative
bible rather than a purely scientific text and will be used as justification for the US's consumption of 25 % of most sources of energy in the world (gasoline use tops 43 %), but its main use will be by debate teams or for Socratic discussions.