Once thought dead and buried on the battlefields of Iraq, a muscular and militaristic “neoconservative” approach to US foreign policy is making a comeback.
For most of the last decade, the “neocons” -
personified by former vice president Dick Cheney and ex-Pentagon boss
Donald Rumsfeld - have been out of office and out of fashion.
the 2016 presidential race has seen Republican candidates embrace ideas
and advisers once ostracised for the catastrophes and hubris of George
W Bush’s “preemptive war” in Iraq.
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