Kristol's agenda of promoting American global leadership has gained currency since 9/11. Recently, he has spoken out on possible nominees to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court and recommended that Bush drop his fight to reform Social Security in favor of making his tax cuts permanent.
Hear about U.S. policy at home and abroad from the man acknowledged as the neoconservative architect of the current war in Iraq.
William Kristol, Editor of the Weekly Standard
Jack Beatty, news analyist for On Point, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly magazine
This program aired on July 12, 2005.