Neo-Conservative


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Neo-Conservative

One who advocates an expansive foreign policy, as well as a role (though limited) for government in poverty reduction and welfare programs. Neo-conservatism is associated with nation building, in which a country uses its military force to occupy a country to protect a nascent government until it becomes stable. Neo-conservatives favor an activist foreign policy intended to prevent potential rivals from becoming a threat. Neo-conservatives believe this philosophy makes their own countries safer, while critics contend that their philosophy leads to instability.
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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.
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Wattenberg says "to use an old union phrase, it is the conservatives who are the free riders" benefiting from neo-conservative media access.
The 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 design.
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.