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Neo-cons shocked by loss of awe

Posted by seumasach on March 22, 2013

Jim Lobe

Asia Times

WASHINGTON – Ten years after reaching the height of their influence with the invasion of Iraq, the neo-conservatives and other right-wing hawks are fighting hard to retain their control of the Republican Party.

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Italy upsets US over Georgia

Posted by seumasach on September 10, 2008

We continue our series of posts on the theme of the abandonment of the neo-cons by their own allies. We’ve had Timoshenko, Havel and now Berlusconi

Guy Dinmore in Rome

us.ft.com

Once a favoured ally rewarded for his support of the US invasion of Iraq, Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s centre-right prime minister, has evolved into a serious irritant for the Bush administration in handling Russia’s invasion of Georgia.
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