History of neoconservatism
Neo-conservatism is the ideology of the conservative US advocates the use of military and economic superiority to subjugate the country and the establishment of democracy in countries with hostile regimes.
direction neoconservatism emerged in the 1970s of the 20th century.The emergence of this ideology is associated with dissatisfaction with Democrats opposed the Vietnam War and skeptical in relation to social programs.In general, neoconservatism supports the theory of the free market and less government interference complained to society than conservative.For example, the neo-conservatives oppose tax increases.
In 60-70 years the representatives of this ideology remained on many issues at the positions of the left, but in regard to foreign policy,
often right-wing.The first group of neo-conservatives were small, consisting mainly of liberals.In 1980 the majority of the representatives of this ideology turned out to members of the Republican Party has been supporting the continuation of Reagan in matters of harsh confrontation with the USSR.
Basic principles of neoconservatism
first and fundamental principle is reduced to the neo-conservatives believe that the internal regime of the country has a direct impact on foreign policy.That is why the social-democratic states should put pressure and interested in internal politics of other countries.
The second principle is to persuade the United States in its power, including the military, to be used in the moral order.
skepticism and distrust to social planning and major social projects - is the third principle of neoconservatism.
Distrust of international law.Called into question their effectiveness to ensure fairness and security and legitimacy.
Thus, the main provisions of neoconservatism reduced to US hegemony and implementation of the country as a "world policeman" on the basis of its authority, military and economic power.The guarantor of the implementation of these provisions, according to the neo-conservatives, should be a significant increase in military spending, promotion of patriotism and recruit more volunteers into the army, the worldwide distribution of its main principles, what are freedom, democracy and market economy.