[nee-oh-kuh n-sur-vuh-tiz-uh m]
- moderate political conservatism espoused or advocated by former liberals or socialists.
Origin of neoconservatism
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Examples from the Web for neoconservative
“We saw connections in neoconservative think tanks as well as the Bahai faith,” Hultquist said of his research.Iran Is Using a Neocon to Hack Its Foes
May 30, 2014
Take Mark Dubowitz, an official with the neoconservative Foundation for Defense of Democracies.Who's Dismissing the Iranian Elections?
June 17, 2013
Once upon a time, neoconservative did mean something distinct.‘Neoconservative’ Needs to Be Retired. Why Not Try ‘Imperialist’?
June 5, 2013
Zakheim is not a neoconservative when it comes to foreign policy, though he supported the Iraq War at first.Few Regrets as Neoconservative Advocates for Iraq Invasion Look Back
March 18, 2013
Some of the figures who loom largest in neoconservative history—Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Jeane Kirkpatrick—were non-Jews.Neoconservative ≠ Jewish Conservative
October 30, 2012