PNAC

AcronymDefinition
PNACProject for the New American Century
PNACPontifical North American College
PNACPakistan National Accreditation Council
PNACPort-Based Network Access Control (IEEE 802.1x)
PNACProvident National Assurance Company
PNACPilot Not At Controls
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However, with timely and accurate conning by the crewman and PNAC, and control inputs by the PAC, we managed to hit the target.
Other PNAC fabricators include Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, John Bolton Elliott Abrams, I Lewis Libby, Norman Podhoretz and Douglas Feith.
Like Kristol, Kagan was a co-founder of both the PNAC and the FPI and a critical advocate of invading Iraq.
Among the core missions in the PNAC Report were for American forces to fight and decisively win multiple, simultaneous major theater wars, and to perform constabulary duties associated with shaping the security environment in critical regions.
The "outsiders" from PNAC were now powerful "insiders," placed in important positions from which they could exert maximum pressure on US policyC*PNAC had a lock on military policy-creation in the Bush administration.
But while organizations like PNAC and FPI may seem like little more than an e-mail list and a fax number, these small groups have been able to shape the foreign-policy debate and influence executive-branch policymakers going back to the Cold War.
The evolution of PNAC is based on--in the words of their initial statement of principles--"A Reaganite policy of military strength and moral clarity.
Disconcertingly, Fukuyama mentions the first PNAC letter in his book, but not the second.
In this way, organizations like PNAC are not only think tanks but also "holding" tanks for opposition intellectuals waiting for their moment in the sun.
PNAC counts among its members a who's who of Bush administration insiders, including Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, his former deputy Paul Wolfowitz and Vice President Dick Cheney.
Fukuyama expresses in America at the Crossroads about installing a democratic government, even though it is difficult to imagine that he envisioned replacing Saddam with something other than a Western-style regime when he signed the PNAC letter.
Founded in 1997, PNAC describes itself as an "educational organization whose goal is to promote American global leadership.