Francis Fukuyama on Neo-Cons, Foreign Policy Political philosopher Francis Fukuyama talks with Steve Inskeep about the legacy of neo-conservatism and its impact on U.S. foreign policy. He says the promotion of democracy abroad has become far too militarized.

Francis Fukuyama on Neo-Cons, Foreign Policy

Francis Fukuyama on Neo-Cons, Foreign Policy

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Francis Fukuyama once labeled himself a neo-con. No more. hide caption

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Political philosopher Francis Fukuyama, whose past books include The End of History, tries to explain in a new book what he thinks went wrong in the Bush administration. He says in America at the Crossroads that in places such as Iraq, neo-conservatives overlooked a contradiction in their own ideas -- one of those ideas was a skepticism about how much government can change the world.

Fukuyama talks with Steve Inskeep about the legacy of neo-conservatism and its impact on U.S. foreign policy. He says the promotion of democracy abroad has become far too militarized.

America at the Crossroads
Democracy, Power, And the Neoconservative Legacy
By Francis Fukuyama

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