Neoconservatives Play the Long Game on Iran

by David Bromwich “We’re going to push and push until some larger force makes us stop.” David Addington, the legal adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, made that declaration to Jack Goldsmith of the Office of Legal Counsel in the… Continue Reading  

Why Did We Invade Iraq?

by Charles Davis  I was 18 years old and as dumb as an 18-year-old, and even I knew we were invading Iraq for no good reason and that thousands of good people were going to die awful deaths because of… Continue Reading  

FDD, “Neoconservative,” and the New York Times

by Jim Lobe Anyone who has followed the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) knows it’s a neoconservative organization whose central purpose since its founding in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 has less to do with democracy than with promoting the… Continue Reading  

Neocons Take Flight Over Syria

by Jim Lobe via IPS News In an echo of the tactics they used to promote U.S. intervention in the Balkans, Iraq and Libya, a familiar clutch of neo-conservatives published a letter Tuesday urging President Barack Obama to go far… Continue Reading  

Should AEI Be Required to Register as a Foreign Agent?

by Jim Lobe For Taiwan that is. Our alumnus, Eli Clifton, makes a pretty good case below in his piece this week for The Nation, which we reprint with permission of the magazine. Two quick points about the article: