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The Rise of Neoconservatism : Intellectuals and Foreign Affairs 1945-1994
The Rise of Neoconservatism : Intellectuals and Foreign Affairs 1945-1994
By John Ehrman
, 1995, 241 pp.

For 14 years, from the 1973 Jackson-Vanik amendment until the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a group of intellectuals known as neoconservatives shaped, and sometimes dominated, American foreign policy. They wrote for Commentary, The Wall Street For 14 years, from the 1973 Jackson-Vanik amendment until the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a group of intellectuals known as neoconservatives shaped, and sometimes dominated, American foreign policy. They wrote for Commentary, The Wall Street Journal, and later The National Interest. They acted through organizations like the Committee on the Present Danger and the Committee for the Free World. They held important positions in the AFL-CIO leadership and in

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  • John B. Judis is Senior Editor at The New Republic and author of Grand Illusion: Critics and Champions of the American Century.
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