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- Dick Cheney : (1941–) U.S. Vice President in the George W. Bush Administration and advocate of neoconservatism and unitary Presidential authority; currently a political commentator; U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George H. W. Bush Administration; spouse of Lynne Cheney; father of Liz Cheney
- Lynne Cheney : Add brief definition or description
- American conservatism : A diverse mix of political ideologies that share support for market economics, some view of American exceptionalism and, generally, decentralization of government; differing views of individual liberties versus enforcement of morality; in opposition to liberalism, socialism and communism; factions include libertarianism, social conservatism, nativism (politics) and neoconservatism
- Neoconservatism : A political philosophy and ideology which combines many traditional conservative opinions with an emphasis on the importance of foreign policy and using American power to push democracy forward.
- Keep America Safe : A neoconservative interest group, formed by Liz Cheney (daughter of Dick Cheney) and possibly the public action arm of the Foreign Policy Initiative
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S. : Policies, techniques and practices of United States interrogation in a national intelligence-gathering context. (See Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration for recent detailed discussions)
- U.S. Department of State : Agency of the executive branch of the U.S. government responsible for foreign policy and the conduct of American diplomacy.
- Agency for International Development : U.S. government agency responsible for nonmilitary foreign aid of goods, services, and certain finances, although it does not operate at the highest levels of international finance. May operate assistance and development programs in foreign countries
- U.S. policy toward Syria : Add brief definition or description
- Elliott Abrams : Neoconservative, convicted and pardoned on activities related to the Iran-Contra affair; National Security Council staff during George W. Bush Administration; senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; spouse of Rachel Abrams and son-in-law of Midge Decter and Norman Podhoretz; Project for the New American Century; Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute 1990-1996
- Foreign Policy Initiative : A new neoconservative think tank concerned with the stresses on the United States and its allies from "rising and resurgent powers, including China and Russia"
- Edward Walker : Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professorship in Global Political Theory at Hamilton College; Advisory Council, Israel Policy Forum; Adjunct Scholar and former President of Middle East Institute, 2001-August 2006; Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (2000-2001); U.S. Ambassador to Israel (1997-2000), U.S. Ambassador to Egypt (1994-1997), U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (1989-1992), and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations (1992-1993)
- Center for American Progress : A progressive think tank and interest group, with the dual ability to "develop thoughtful policy proposals and engage in the war of ideas with conservatives", founded in 2003 by John Podesta
- Lawrence Wilkerson : Pamela C. Harriman Visiting Professor of Government at the College of William and Mary; Professorial Lecturer in the University Honors Program at the George Washington University; former head of the U.S.-Cuba Policy Initiative, New America Foundation; former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell 2002-2005; Colonel (Ret.) U.S. Army
- Kimberly Kagan : Military historian, president of the Institute for the Study of War; member of the Strategic Assessment Group for GEN Stanley McChrystal in developing new doctrine for the Afghanistan War (2001-); adviser to Multi-National Force-Iraq; spouse of Frederick Kagan
- Mickey Edwards : Director, Constitution Project and faculty at George Washington University; wrote Reclaiming Conservatism and focuses on restructuring of the U.S. political right; previously faculty at Harvard University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; U.S. House of Representatives (R-Oklahoma), 1977-1993; Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee, 1989-1993; Former National Chairman, American Conservative Union; Founder, Heritage Foundation
- Institute for the Study of War : Described as a nonpartisan think tank in military affairs, especially Afghanistan and Iraq, while having neoconservative leaders such as founder & president Kimberly Kagan and chairman Liz Cheney, it is generally regarded as producing a substantial amount of objective research
- Aaron Harison : Executive director of Keep America Safe
- David Rivkin : Attorney and partner in Baker & Hostetler in Washington, D.C.; in advisory positions in the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations; Visiting Fellow at the Nixon Center, Contributing Editor at the National Review, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Advisory Council at National Interest (magazine); Co-Chairman of the Center for Law and Counterterrorism, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; opposed Keep America Safe ad on "al-Qaeda Seven"