neoconservatism

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an approach to politics or theology that represents a return to a traditional point of view (in contrast to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s)

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The book also makes clear that it is a gross simplification to conclude that American neoconservatism is clashing with a monolithic entity known as al-Qaeda.
Curtis' special insight is that both Islamic fanaticism and American neoconservatism have the same roots: the conviction that modern Arab and Western societies have grown corrupt, materialistic; they can be saved only by a new, idealistic myth according to which a nation can live.
What is now known as American neoconservatism was born in the 1980s as a program to reform the economy, to revive the classical liberalism of free trade, small government, and the rule of market forces.
American neoconservatism is unlikely to avoid the same fate.
The post went to his friend Norman Podhoretz, who still runs Commentary today, and like Kristol has been a towering figure in American neoconservatism.
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