The Ideology of War: The Neoconservatives and the Hijacking of US Policy in Iraq
Three American Presidents-George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W.
Bush-pursued disparate military strategies to confront the divergent threats posed
by Iraq’s Saddam Hussein. For the elder Bush, he employed a multilateral approach
augmented by Security Council approval to “use force.”1 With the support of the
international community President Bush commenced Operation Desert Storm to
eject Iraq from Kuwait.