Netanyahu, the Likud and their neo-conservative
allies can rightly claim that the vision they projected for the Middle East in 'A Clean Break' is being realised.
Gone were the days of concocting foreign policies from neo-conservative
think tanks such as the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP), the Center for Security Policy (CSP) and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA), of which, among others, Perle is an active member.
It is the entire neo-conservative
enterprise that led the US into two failed wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and has them still advocating for more aggressive military engagements in Syria and Iran.
Obama is a servant of the neo-conservatives
(neo-Trotskyites) and of the Zionists.
Amid putting on a two-and-a-half day conference focused on escalating measures against Iran, a neo-conservative
think-tank held a fundraiser at the residence of Pakistan's ambassador to the US, according to an Inter Press Service (IPS) investigation.
As a non-Arab Muslim state, neo-conservatives
viewed Turkey as an important part of a security belt to protect Israel - a buffer between the Muslim world on one side and Israel and the West on the other - and those who sought to fully integrate Israeli security goals into US national security policy, saw Turkey as a more reliable ally than Arab states like Egypt and Jordan.
Perle dismisses the widely believed notion that a cabal of neo-conservative
advisers hijacked policymaking on Iraq and the Middle East and convinced the President to wage a war that was not in America's interest.
may be sincere in their proclaimed desire to spread the blessings of democracy and free market capitalism to all the world's peoples.
So was Hubert Humphrey, whose 1970 election to the Senate after having served as Johnson's vice president was "a national win for the neo-conservative
notion that a candidate could be liberal, kind, tough on domestic issues, and a winner.
seized the opportunity in particular to press successfully and deceptively for the attack against Iraq--which had no connection with al-Qaeda.
The "Obamacons" are American conservatives who voted for Barack Obama because they wanted to punish the neo-conservatives
, and the impulse is at least understandable.
Iran is building a nuclear power plant which is irritating the neo-Conservatives
- among whom is the strong Jewish lobby in Washington.