Neo-Conservatism

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Neo-Conservatism

A political philosophy that 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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In pointing out the history of neocon-servatism, the video points out facts that should make it evident to any Republican that neoconservatism is diametrically opposed to conservatism and Americanism, highlighting the deep intellectual connection between neoconservatives and Leon Trotsky.
Though it is perhaps less obvious, conservatism's two interventionisms, foreign-policy neoconservatism and domestic-policy social conservatism, also fundamentally display a temperament of humility.
To carry out this examination, Sniegoski takes the reader on an eye-opening excursion into the history of neoconservatism in U.
Sniegoski speaks of neoconservatism as a "transparent cabal," and explains why this is not the oxymoron it seems to be.
The authors also attempt to separate the Administration from neoconservatism and argue that the Administration was, in fact, realists.
Jacobson describes the ethnic aspects of women's liberation and neoconservatism, for instance: He also examines the role of the new ethnics in the media, beginning with the Jewish influence in Hollywood and literature and continuing to contemporary times.
Joshua Muravchik is a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, where he researches Middle East politics, democracy, neoconservatism and the history of socialism.
The social conservatives' and paleoconservatives' distinct identity cannot be melded with and into neoconservatism, libertarianism, or Red Toryism.
Morgenthau's realism then met its antithesis in American neoconservatism.
1 CHRIS KRAUS, TORPOR (SEMIOTEXT[E], 2006) More intense than any of the recent literary attempts to portray Europe's dark, post-1989 narrative of traditionalism and neoconservatism, Torpor is probably the book to deal with the past's haunting of the political present.
The godfather of neoconservatism, Irving Kristol, was (like most of the early neocons) an intellectual--a teacher, writer, and editor--and (like many of the early neocons) a Jew.
She told Douglas Murray, the author of a book on neoconservatism, that he was talking "twaddle" when in fact he'd just made some incisive comments about why we shouldn't trust Hamas just because they'd put on a PR show and arranged the release of Alan Johnston.