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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The hubris of the NeoCons in 2003 is mirrored by the recklessness of the Brexiteers in 2018.
Over the Memorial Day weekend, neocon gad-fly and Weekly Standard editor William Kristol dropped his latest #NeverTrump salvo, another hint that he has found an "acceptable" Republican to head up a third-party, independent run for the White House.
The neocons' vision on Iraq was articulated in an article recently published in Foreign Affairs magazine.
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Neocons opposed government programs that undermined personal responsibility and community cohesion, but they supported those programs that reinforced them or that had no effect.
The neocons do not represent American public opinion.
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What convinced the neocons to move to the right were the failures of Great Society domestic programs.
Even administration neocons endorsed this strategy, showing the discrepancy between theory and practice.
Insistence on right wing orthodoxy in the Western Hemisphere, and preparedness to use force to achieve this, are what the Neocons would have wanted.