Better Luck Next Time
Posted on Dec 26, 2006
With the disastrous Project for the New American Century reduced to one lonely employee and the fiasco in Iraq continuing to unravel, the BBC’s Paul Reynolds takes a look at the last days of neoconservatism.
The ambitions proclaimed when the neo-cons’ mission statement “The Project for the New American Century” was declared in 1997 have turned into disappointment and recriminations as the crisis in Iraq has grown.
“The Project for the New American Century” has been reduced to a voice-mail box and a ghostly website. A single employee has been left to wrap things up.
The idea of the “Project” was to project American power and influence around the world….
President Bush shakes hands with former Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, one of the leading minds of the Project for the New American Century.