Jim Lobe, Washington correspondent for IPS News, discusses the neoconservative movement, their origins on the Trotskyite Left, their alliances with Scoop Jackson, the Christian Right, Rightwing nationalists and the Military Industrial Complex against the old eastern establishment, their lust for power and militaristic world view, their role in the war against Iraq and the realist resurgence.
MP3 here. (55:49)
Jim Lobe, works as Inter Press Service’s correspondent in the Washington, D.C., bureau. He has followed the ups and downs of neoconservatives since well before their rise in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks.