Monday, June 14, 2010

Neocons Have Disturbing Amounts of Influence Over Obama

For those who thought the end of the Bush Administration spelled doomsday for the neoconservative movement, think again.

By Allen McDuffee, AlterNet, June 10, 2010

For those who thought the end of the Bush Administration spelled doomsday for the neoconservative movement, think again.

According to a May report (pdf) from the Brookings Institution, a Washington, DC think tank, neoconservatives associated with prominent figures like former Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol and pundit Richard Perle are still broadly active, despite policy failures associated with the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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