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n. Informal
A neoconservative.


(ˌni oʊˈkɒn)

a neoconservative.
[1975–80; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neocon - a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
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However, they are trolling the idea among Republican conservatives, constitutionalists, and neocons that in a close Trump vs.
Furthermore, while the neocons are still generally subdued and confined to their old and newly-launched think-tanks, their talking heads are back with more sinister plans than ever.
When the so-called 'Arab Spring' took place, neocons, like Bolton, saw in it an opportunity, but one that was difficult to discern.
Far from being held responsible for the Iraq debacle, the shameless neocons want more war, more suffering, more waste and devastation, as long as others do the dying.
Neocons came in for a lot of criticism during the Iraq war, but neoconservatism was primarily a domestic policy movement.
The Neocons coup succeeded with the help of Khameini after negotiations arranged between him and Reagan.
The evil gang comprising the Likudniks and the neocons is still lobbying for wars against Iran or Syria, and opposing the planned withdrawal from Afghanistan just like they opposed the withdrawal from Iraq.
The neocons looked for easy targets in their project to preserve U.
The appearance of the neocons at the center of American political life in the 1990s has had worldwide repercussions.
It was the statist principles of social democracy to which the neocons were deemed disloyal, not their country.
Drawing from the heightened imperative of security, neocons, though they were hardly the only ones, were inclined to go along with the tenuous legal system for holding terrorist suspects at Guantanamo prison and other military facilities, extraordinary rendition, even torture.
I doubt, however, whether the Neocons will be persuaded.