"We seem to have forgotten the essential elements of the Reagan Administration's success: a military that is strong and ready to meet both present and future challenges; a foreign policy that boldly and purposefully promotes American principles abroad; and national leadership that accepts the United States' global responsibilities."
What bothers me most about this attitude is the general acceptance of the US as a ruling body and moral standard for the rest of the globe. The needs, desires, and beliefs of those peripheral nations we are supposedly helping seem to be ignored. Check out the Statement of Principles for a greater idea of where much of today's political idiom is coming from.
What do you all think?
You can check out the PNAC website here: http://www.newamericancentury.org
and more specifically, their Statement of Principles here: http://www.newamericancentury.org/statementofprinciples.htm