Project for a New American Century
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“”"Henceforth, the Republic shall be reorganized into the first Galactic Empire! To ensure a safe and secure society!
The Project for a New American Century (PNAC) is a massive neoconservative think-tank created in 1997. Its goal is "to promote American global leadership" because "American leadership is both good for America and good for the world".
It was highly influential with regard to the development of military and foreign policies, especially involving national security and the Iraq War, within the previous administration of G W Bush.
Some of our favorite people were involved in this, including:
And a whole host of other right-wing nutjobs, most of them with convenient connections with the Bush administration.
The Project for a New American Century has become significant (and entered the public consciousness) due to their presence in truther conspiracy theories, mostly centering around a comment in Section V of their policy report, Rebuilding America's Defenses, entitled "Creating Tomorrow's Dominant Force":
“”Further, the process of transformation [of the military], even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event––like a new Pearl Harbor.
And yes, the Project for a New American Century basically is the American Galactic Empire, complete with Dark Lords.