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.
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
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
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.