Critiquing Foreign Policy; When Neoconservatism Goes Awry
Byline: Doug Bandow, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Sour grapes and conspiracy-mongering characterize the left's response to President George W. Bush. Far more profound is the growing disquiet of conservatives. Their case is ably expressed in measured tones and backed with voluminous research by Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke in their new book, "America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order."
Mr. Halper served in the Defense and State Departments under Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Mr. Clarke is a former British diplomat. Both men see America's "moral authority at risk."
What frustrates them is neither a vigorous response "to the catastrophic horror of September …
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Publication information: Article title: Critiquing Foreign Policy; When Neoconservatism Goes Awry. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: July 27, 2004. Page number: A19. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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