neo-conservatism


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neo-conservatism

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) a right-wing tendency that originated amongst supporters of the political left and has become characterized by its support of hawkish foreign policies
ˌneo-conˈservative adj, n
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The conference, according to a press release, brought together influencers "who work toward breaking the wall between the East and the West" and aims to "provide an essential bridge, to fuse the gap between rising trends of neo-conservatism predominant in the South of France and the cultural diversity that characterizes the Arab world."
since the end of the Cold War: neo-conservatism and liberal imperialism.
Neo-conservatism took root that stated that authoritarian states were inherently so unstable and detrimental to the world order that America, with its moral high ground and military strength, must step in to benevolently rid the menace of authoritarianism and usher in the stability of democracy.
Yemen's war is the very definition of neo-imperialism and neo-conservatism.
Interestingly, Haley's mishap has yet to be covered by American media, who often praise Haley's neo-conservatism to the point that she is now seen as a likely presidential contender.
"The neo-conservatives of our time," observed social critic Dwight Macdonald in Partisan Review in 1943, "reject the propositions on Materialism, Human Nature, and Progress." In 1955, Kristol referred to himself as a "neo-conservative." Three years later, Podhoretz recorded that the immediate postwar period in America had been labeled "the age of conformity and neo-Conservatism."
Cohen is a proponent of neo-conservatism in foreign policy, which typically advocates the active promotion of democracy internationally, including using military force as a means to do so.
"With me it will be the end of this sort of neo-conservatism that has been imported to France over the last 10 years," Macron told eight European newspapers.
(Evolution is not quite the word.) Today, of course, he's best known as an early advocate of neo-conservatism, the intellectual tendency that emerged from the '60s Left and would reach its most triumphant expression in the foreign policy of George W.
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In this essay, adapted from Exit Right: The People Who Left the Left and Reshaped the American Century, Daniel Oppenheimer looks at the genesis of Making It, and traces how its reception would end up playing a key role in Podhoretz's metamorphosis from left-liberal intellectual to founding father of neo-conservatism.
[Laughs] It's really scary to see how, in some ways, [Prime Minister] Harper has taken it to a far more extreme level of neo-conservatism and neo-liberalism even than George Bush contemplated.