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Has Neoconservatism Failed or Succeeded? Part One
In 1989, political scientist Francis Fukuyama argued that the end of the Cold War also brought a certain kind of end to human history. Free markets and peaceful democracy would be the final form human government. But since then, al-Qaeda has attacked America, London, Madrid, and Indonesia, to begin a long list. In response, President George W. Bush has declared a “War on Terrorism.” But Francis Fukuyama, a self-proclaimed former neoconservative, is doubtful that America’s use of force against Islamic jihadism will succeed. But what are the alternatives?
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professor of international political economy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and author of "The End of History and the Last Man"
Originally Aired: 6/22/2006
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