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Old 09-04-2011, 02:37 PM
thprop thprop is offline
 
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Default Re: Lessons Learned: The War on Terror Turns Ten (Daveed Gartenstein-Ross & J.M. Berger)

Hard to take Gartenstein-Ross seriously even if he has some good points. His employer is neo-con central. People have complained that Bob has too many libertarians on BHtv. Same could be said for neo-cons.

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies = Foundation to Promote and Protect the Likud View of the World. From Wikipedia:
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The International Relations Center features a report on the foundation on its "Right Web" website, a program of the left-wing think tank Institute for Policy Studies which, according to its mission statement, seeks to "check the militaristic drift of the country." The report states that "although the FDD is an ardent critic of terrorism, it has not criticized actions taken by Israel against Palestinians that arguably fall into this category." It terms the FDD a "prominent member of the web of neoconservative-aligned think tanks," including the American Enterprise Institute, Hudson Institute and Freedom House. Left-wing writer Jim Lobe, writing in the Asia Times, referred to the FDD as a group "whose views largely mirror those of Israel's ruling Likud Party," and said that the FDD's board of advisors includes "prominent neo-cons and Iraq war boosters." The American Conservative published an article accusing it of being funded mainly by a small number of pro-Israel hawks, as well as being engaged in "spin". It is listed as a "pro-war" organization by globalsecurity.org with regard to its stance on Iran's nuclear program, and has been described as one of the "top neocon think tanks" by the Christian Science Monitor.
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