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- Albert Wohlstetter : (1913-1997) A major U.S. strategic researcher, first at the RAND Corporation and then University of Chicago; areas of interest included survivable deterrence, flexible nuclear and non-nuclear response, and the difficulties of verification in arms control; spouse of Roberta Wohlstetter
- Henry "Scoop" Jackson : Add brief definition or description
- 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.
- 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
- U.S. Department of Defense : The military forces of the United States and their supporting civil servants.
- Arms control : Treaties and implementation agreements to restrict the development, production, deployment, or transfer of specified weapons or weapons technologies.
- Team B (1976) : Add brief definition or description
- Ahmed Chalabi : An Iraqi politician, who spent much of his time in exile or in Kurdistan, who has declining influence in the current situation but is still regarded as well-connected
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Defense Advisory Board : Add brief definition or description
- Laurent Murawiec : (1951-2009} Senior fellow, Hudson Institute; formerly policy analyst, RAND Corporation; former editor, Executive Intelligence Review produced by Lyndon LaRouche; consultant for Marc Rich's foundations; expert list, Middle East Forum; member, Committee for the Present Danger
- American Israel Public Affairs Committee : Describing itself as "America's Pro-Israel Lobby", one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in the United States.
- U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon : A U.S. lobby in favor of multi-ethnic solutions to the government of Lebanon
- Project for the New American Century : neoconservative think tank and interest group, formed, in its words, to promote the foreign policy principles of the Reagan Administration: "a military that is strong and ready to meet both present and future challenges; a foreign policy that boldly and purposefully promotes American principles abroad; and national leadership that accepts the United States' global responsibilities;" actively supported regime change and preventive war in the Middle East
- 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
- Kenneth Adelman : Member, Committee on the Present Danger; Board of Trustees, Freedom House; board, International Crisis Group; U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency during the Reagan Administration; Republican activist who supported Barack Obama
- 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
- Donald Rumsfeld : U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration (2001-2008); was the oldest secretary and earlier the youngest secretary in the Administration (1975-1977); major policymaker after the 9-11 attack; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- 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
- Colin Powell : A retired general in the United States Army who served in high political office, first African-American to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Secretary of State; minimally partisan although he considered himself a moderate Republican, not a neoconservative
- Thomas Ricks : A military analyst and author, formerly a newspaper journalist, and now at the Center for a New American Security and Foreign Policy; wrote major books on Iraq War
- Caspar Weinberger : Add brief definition or description
- 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
- Irving Kristol : (1920-2009) Founder of American neoconservatism; senior fellow emeritus of the American Enterprise Institute; founder and publisher, National Interest (magazine)
- F. Michael Maloof : Add brief definition or description
- George Schultz : Add brief definition or description
- Leo Strauss : The main theoretical founder of neoconservatism
- Paul Wolfowitz : An American political scientist and policy-level foreign affairs official, of a neoconservative ideology; resident American Enterprise Institute and on International Security Advisory Board; Deputy Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- David Wurmser : A neoconservative specialist in Middle East policy, who advised Dick Cheney, John Bolton and Douglas Feith in the George W. Bush Administration, as well as writing extensively in favor of interventionist policies in the region; ; advisory board, U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon; co-founder, Middle Eastern Media Review Institute
- Meyrav Wurmser : Director of the Center for Middle East Policy and Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute; former executive director of the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI); ; advisory board, U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon; expert list, Middle East Forum; spouse, David Wurmser, is another Middle East specialist