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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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.
Neo-conservatives 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.
The neo-conservatives 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.