The neoconservative crusade to capture the mind of the United States did not end with the Cold War but instead entered a new and more dangerous phase.
A handful of economists helped to throw 100 million Russians into poverty overnight in the 1990s—privatizing, or, as some would say, piratizing, that nation's economy.
Zbigniew Brzezinski sacrificed Sima Wali's Afghanistan to destroy the Soviet Union. If they meet in the afterlife, it will be uncomfortable.
Neoconservatism was born during the Cold War with an overt mission to roll back Russian/Soviet influence everywhere. That mission continues today.