I argued "no" last Fall. Peter Berkowitz chimes in, noting that many prominent neocons are not Jewish, and, more important, "neoconservatism does not rest on Jewish premises. Nor does it seek to advance specifically Jewish goals."
A number of former members of the Bush administration studied under Strauss. Bush himself did not...
Elliot123: you must be a neocon. You see, a neocon is someone who believes it's always ok to wage war as long as it is for a "just cause." And "just cause" is always what a neocon says it is. So, for example, Hitler was an early neocon, albeit not exactly a pro-israelite. And so was Stalin. And FDR. All three sold lies to wage war.
"Neoconservatism's founding premise is that liberal democracy in America is a great good."
kadet: almost any -ISM is a Jewish movement. With the exception of anti-semitism.