In Search of Monsters

A. From Thomas Friedman to Thomas Hobbes

B. The Rise of the Vulcans

1. Paul Wolfowitz
2. Condoleeza Rice
3. Richard Armitage
4. Dick Cheney
5. Donald Rumsfeld

6. Richard Perle

C. Unilateralism and Global Hegemony

D. Turning John Quincy Adams on his Head

E. From Deterrence to Preemption

F. From Containment to Liberation

G. Surge and Counterinsurgency

H. Global War on Terror


Lexus and the Olive Tree
Albert Wohlstetter
Colin Powell
Brent Scowcroft
1992 Defense Planning Guidance
Project for a New American Century
Robert Kagan
William Kristol
Al Qaeda
Osama bin Laden
Tora Bora
Bush Doctrine I
Bush Doctrine II
Preventive War v. Preemptive War
Kyoto Protocol
International Criminal Court
Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
Regime Change
Iraq Study Group
David Petraeus