Thursday, July 05, 2007

The Search for an Enemy | TPMCafe

The Search for an Enemy | TPMCafe: "During a appearance with Robert Wright, Fukuyama says of Bill Kristol and his circle at The Weekly Standard that during the 1990s 'There was actually a deliberate search for an enemy because they felt that the Republican Party didn't do as well' when foreign policy wasn't on the issue agenda. The obvious candidates were either China or something relating to Islamic fundamentalism and, as Fukuyama notes, what they came up with was China. Then 9/11 changed things around, at least for a few years. "