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An Introduction to Neoconservatism

November 24, 2011
Gary North,

Questions relating to neoconservatism — what it is, who runs the show — have begun to be raised by the conventional press, mainly due to the invasion of Iraq, which is clearly the fruit of policy recommendations made by neoconservative advisors to President Bush. Foreign policy is the traditional monopoly of the Establishment. After all, the Council on Foreign Relations is not called the Council on Domestic Policies. Any invasion of turf by outsiders is therefore resented by the Establishment. The neocons are turf-invaders, which bothers the Establishment far more than the invasion of Iraq does.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Harold permalink*
    November 25, 2011 6:11 am

    I think you meant Ollie North …..

  2. November 25, 2011 12:26 am

    Great work. We need the trend started by this issue of educating the people with historical facts. The Gary North I remember was standing in Uniform in front of Reagan when the Contra Scandal broke. Small rumors were going around that Aid to Reagan had told North they had to protect the president and North would have to take the fall. as the wisp-er went North, told them he was not going to take the all for any one. While his motivation was not made clear at the time I remember thinking “here is someone with enough courage not to shield a President from Constitutionally not acceptable decisions. If the same person I am happy to see he has not changed after all, rumors had it he had caved.

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