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- 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.
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- Richard Perle : An American political scientist who has been an important advisor and facilitator, rather than executive, for U.S. foreign policy and is associated with neoconservatism
- American Enterprise Institute : A major U.S. political, economic and international relations "think tank", which has always been associated with a free enterprise view, and has, in recent decades, become more associated with neoconservatism and an interventionist foreign policy; many of its fellows went into policy positions in Republican administrations, and returned at the end of their tenure
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Pajamas Media : A grouping of blogs that act as an alternative news source
- National Review : Conservative American periodical and website, started in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr.
- Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs : An organization dedicated to advancing the strategic relationship between the US and Israel, with military exchanges, education and research
- Foundation for Defense of Democracies : An American think tank focusing on threats from terrorism and militant Islamists, from which Democratic advisers resigned and many of the leadership are identified as Republican or conservative
- U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon : A U.S. lobby in favor of multi-ethnic solutions to the government of Lebanon
- John Laughland : London-based writer and lecturer, trustee of the British Helsinki Human Rights Group, who has written for American Conservative about Michael Ledeen and Fascism
- Fascism : Political ideology of the far right that seeks national unity through patriotism, collectivism, subservience of the individual and opposition to liberalism.
- Frank Gaffney, Jr. : Neoconservative author; founder and head of the Center for Security Policy; columnist for the Washington Times; member, Committee for the Present Danger; Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs under Richard Perle; contributing editor, National Review; advisor, Project for the New American Century; advisory board, U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union
- 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
- Douglas Feith : An American strategic analyst, associated with neoconservatism, who held posts including Under Secretary of Defense for Policy in 2001-2005, when he advised Donald Rumsfeld on the Iraq War; fellow of the Hudson Institute
- R. James Woolsey : Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Director, Atlantic Council; Member, International Security Advisory Board, United States Department of State; Board of Advisors, Family Security Matters; Former Director of Central Intelligence, Bill Clinton Administration; Advisor, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs; advisory board, American Congress for Truth; board of advisers, American Foreign Policy Council; Board, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments; spouse of Suzanne Woolsey
- Michael Rubin : Resident Middle East scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; expert list, Middle East Forum; Editor, Middle East Quarterly (2004-2009) and senior editor 2009-; Senior lecturer, Naval Postgraduate School; visiting lecturer at universities in Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkey, and Israel; political adviser, Coalition Provisional Authority and staff assistant on Iran and Iraq, Office of the Secretary of Defense
- Paula Dobriansky : Leadership council, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; director, Atlantic Council; advisory board, U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon; Board of Trustees, Freedom House; Hudson Institute; Project for the New American Century; Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs and Democracy, George W. Bush Administration;
- Jeane Kirkpatrick : (1926-2006) First woman to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in the Ronald Reagan Administration; President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (1985-1990) and the Defense Policy Review Board (1985-1993); chaired the Secretary of Defense Commission on Fail Safe and Risk Reduction of the Nuclear Command and Control System (1992); senior fellow of the American Enterprise Institute
- Daniel Pipes : Director of the Middle East Forum; publisher, Middle East Quarterly and Taube distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University; member, Committee on the Present Danger; book author and columnist, director 1986-1983, Foreign Policy Research Institute; board member, United States Institute of Peace; son of Soviet specialist Richard Pipes; Hasbara speakers bureau; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union
- Ziad Abdelnour : President & CEO, Blackhawk Partners, Inc.; Founder and President, U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon; Member of the Board of Governors, Middle East Forum; Former President of the Arab Bankers Association of North America.