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Irving Kristol

Irving Kristol (1920-) is a leading neoconservative intellectual.

He attended the City College of New York, where he was an active Trotskyite.

He is the former managing editor of Commentary magazine and now a Senior Fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute in Washington. He's the Publisher of the supposedly realist foreign affairs magazine The National Interest. He describes himself as a "liberal mugged by reality."

He is also a father of William Kristol.