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1999; Hansen 2000). For critical Constructivists, what is crucial is the extent to which policy can be deﬁned or justiﬁed in such a way as to resonate with a domestic constituency, though ‘hailing’ core identity narratives or providing compelling historical parallels for action (Barnett 1999; Weldes 1996). This is particularly applicable to the question of how particular forms and frameworks of policy – such as the ‘war on terror’ – become possible. The central role of representation is clearly applicable to the role of norms: standards of legitimate behaviour in an international society.
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Moreover, many critics appeared confused as to what, and who, could be accurately labelled ‘neo-con’. Almost one month into the Iraq War, for example, Alastair Campbell (Campbell and Stott 2008: 687), press secretary to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, asked Bush aide Dan Bartlett what ‘neo-con’ meant as Blair lamented the growing obsession with neo-conservatism as ‘crazy’. ) One of the Neo-conservatism: theory and practice 33 most oft-touted examples of neo-conservatives, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton, does not even include the term in his memoirs (Bolton 2007).