Neocons Forgive Cruz His Sins

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by Ali Gharib When Ted Cruz, the Texas senator who just won the Iowa caucus and is vying for the top place in the GOP presidential primaries, went after neocons, it raised a lot of eyebrows. Now, however, he seems… Continue Reading  

Irony Overload: WSJ’s Rivkin & Casey Want to Wage Lawfare Against Russia

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by Jim Lobe I suppose this is something to be welcomed, but David B. Rivkin, Jr. and Lee Casey — who spent a good part of the George W. Bush administration offering legalistic defenses in the National Review and on… Continue Reading  

The American Right’s Holy War in Egypt

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by Daniel Luban For the last few weeks, Lobelog has been noting the continued disagreements among US neoconservatives over how to respond to the military coup in Egypt, with a few prominent neocons such as Robert Kagan denouncing it while many… Continue Reading  

Neocons and Democracy: Egypt as a Case Study

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by Jim Lobe If one thing has become clear in the wake of last week’s military coup d’etat against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, it’s that democracy promotion is not a core principle of neoconservatism. Unlike protecting Israeli security and preserving… Continue Reading  

A Catholic Backlash Against Sharia Hysteria?

National Review Online, the flagship right-wing site, has seen less and less in the way of heated debate in recent years, as writers not fully on board with conservative movement orthodoxy have been pushed out or left of their own… Continue Reading