Neoconservative Foreign Policy
This would have the effect where people would choose against hostility and aggression against outside nations more often than a dictator or tyrant would. As Boot says, this would have a pacifying effect, as democratic nations generally choose against hostility and aggression against outside nations. Democracy is seen by neoconservatives as being almost uniquely American, and to export democracy would be the first step in the export of American values, another key tenet of a neoconservative foreign policy.
The overriding concern of neoconservative foreign policy is to maintain the US status of sole-superpower by any means deemed vital or necessary, extending this “advantageous position as far into the future as possible.” With the fall of the USSR, the United State’s primary goal should be to use its influence to contain any nation deemed hostile to US interests, and prevent them from dominating a region whose resources could lead a country onto a course to becoming a regional or global power. In order to keep America first, a very specific military policy was enumerated, with specific goals in …show more content…
Bush administration to establish new principles of foreign policy. Very different from the post World War I policies of Woodrow Wilson, the Bush Doctrine minimized the importance of diplomacy in favor of a “go it alone” attitude. This unilateral attitude alienated U.S. allies and enemies