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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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Neoconservatives have understood this better than their realist or libertarian rivals on the right.
Writing on CNN online, Elise Labott reported on a recent neoconservative push to upgrade American involvement in Syria: "Foreign policy experts on Wednesday (Aug.
Nor do I claim that any particular neoconservative Catholic scholar is tempted by all of these heresies or holds any one of them in its pure libertarian form.
In the week that I completed this review, Daniel Bell died at the age of 9 I, meriting international obituaries; Irving Kristol's book The Neoconservative Persuasion was published and widely reviewed; and the New York Times magazine ran a short piece about Martin Peretz, a complicated son of Jewish neoconservatism in his own right.
Contemporary neoconservative ideas on foreign policy continue to evince a cross-regional consistency; Israel is hardly an exceptional instance of neoconservative support for democracy and a firm military posture against authoritarian regimes.
Sniegoski systematically explains the neoconservative push for regime change that had been voiced and promoted since the early 1980s, throughout the Iraq-Iran War.
William Kristol is the son of Irving Kristol ("regarded as the 'godfather' of neoconservatism") and his wife Gertrude Himmelfarb, herself prominent as a neoconservative author.
Kristol released several books, including Neo-Conservatism: The Autobiography of An Idea, and co-founded a neoconservative journal, The Public Interest.
It also advocated most of the rest of the neoconservative program for expanding the "global war on terror" through military action to bring about regime change in Iran and Syria.
With a victory by the liberal Obama, however, the stake would finally be driven into the heart of the "jingoistic" neoconservative vampire.
The sensitivity of social conservatism to "the truly social" mentioned above offers many nuances of their views that are lacking in the neoconservative boosterism of unrestricted capitalism and unlimited technology as panacea.
According to Abdel-Halim Kandil, political analyst and editor in chief of independent weekly Sout al-Umma, neoconservative ideology "is not exclusive to the Republicans, but permeates both political parties" in the US.