B106 - The High Priests of War / By Michael Collins Piper

 As evidence put forth in this book makes clear, the Soviet threat – however great it may have been at one point in time – was, in more recent decades, clearly on the downward spiral, its strength diminishing.  However, the neoconservative forces, eager to exploit fears of Soviet power in order to play out their own parochial agenda, were exaggerating both Soviet military might and Soviet intentions.  The foundation of the neoconservative agenda – from the beginning – was not just the security, but also the imperial advancement of the state of Israel.