Neoconservatives and "Trotskyism"

  title={Neoconservatives and "Trotskyism"},
  author={William King},
  journal={American Communist History},
  pages={247 - 266}
  • William King
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • American Communist History
  • In one of the first in-depth studies on neoconservatism, The Neoconservatives: The Men Who Are Changing America’s Politics (1978), Peter Steinfels observed that it is impossible to understand the neoconservatives without understanding their history. Yet today, as a result of a civil war within American conservatism, it is precisely the history of “the neocons” that is being distorted through a polemical campaign aimed at prominent neoconservatives and the foreign policy of the Bush… CONTINUE READING
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