Mikhail Gorbachev

Just a friendly reminder that Nancy Reagan was no neoconservative

Just a friendly reminder that Nancy Reagan was no neoconservative

There has arisen in recent years a myth that Ronald Reagan was some sort of reflexive hawk. This has been propagated by neoconservatives who have created a touchstone they call the “Reagan foreign policy,” encompassing military adventurism, deposed dictators, Middle East meddling, and various other things the fortieth president never did.