Whither the Realists in 2008? Plus: Updates on Tom Tancredo, Melvin Sembler, Bill Kristol, and More
February 6, 2008
Whither the Realists in 2008?
By Jim Lobe | February 7, 2008
The failure of hardline, neoconservative-driven policies in Iraq and elsewhere led to the ascent of realists in the Defense and State departments—but can the realists withstand hawkish attacks and hold on to the progress they’ve made until Bush leaves office in 2009? Read full story.
Restrictionist Rep. Tom Tancredo helped make immigration reform a top issue in the race for president, and his campaign strengthened the Republican Party’s nativist bloc.
A strip-mall magnate and controversial anti-drug crusader, Sembler is also a Bush family confidant and major funder of neoconservative-driven foreign policy campaigns William Kristol
A leading neoconservative figure and son of the faction’s founding figure, William Kristol was recently added to the roster of New York Times op-ed columnists.
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When an expert on Islam lost his contract with the Defense Department, his neocon supporters raised their voices in protest. Read full story.
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Democrats worry that President Bush is fixing Iraq policy so it will far outlast his time in office. Read full story.
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