I'm sure most here are familiar with PNAC's "Rebuilding America's Defenses (RAD)" paper, which states "...the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event — like a new Pearl Harbor." However, we never hear much about an Israeli policy paper that preceded PNAC's RAD plan by four years entitled "A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm".
The excerpt from the article below explains how Israel's "Clean Break" policy paper and PNAC's "RAD" plan are intimately related:
The $64,000.00 question of “Who done it?“ is found in the brainchild of Richard Perle and Benjamin Netanyahu…”A Clean Break”, the founding document of PNAC.
A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm
Commonly referred to as the "Clean Break" report, was prepared in 1996 by a study group led by Richard Perle. The other participants were James Colbert, Charles Fairbanks, Jr, Douglas Feith, Robert Loewenberg, Jonathan Torop, David Wurmser and Meyrav Wurmser