Author Archives: Leon Hadar
About Leon Hadar
Leon Hadar is a foreign policy analyst, author, and contributing editor at TAC. He holds a Ph.D. from American University, and is the author of the books Quagmire: America in the Middle East and Sandstorm: Policy Failure in the Middle East. He is a Wikistrat expert and former Cato Institute research fellow, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Washington Times, The Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and the National Interest.
Wes Anderson’s latest is an homage to Austria before the ravages of WWI
The Russian president is an autocratic right-wing nationalist, not a model for American conservatives.
He’s against neocon wars but must articulate a new vision of the national interest.
Despite the promises of liberal internationalist elites, religious fundamentalism, ethnic identity, and …
Fame, fortune, and thrill reward denizens of DC who urge America to new crusades.
But the alliance of liberal internationalist and neoconservative “experts” is back.
The Arab Spring is looking more like Europe’s failed revolutions of 1848 all the time.
By asking “If libertarianism is such a good idea, why aren’t there …
The humanitarian hawk must betray her principles—or lead the Obama administration into Syria.
Progressives have a double-standard on race, science, and public policy.
Why the immigration debate should be about language and culture more than jobs—and not just race.
Is today’s GOP the party for someone who would break the color barrier?
What would Margaret Thatcher do in a post-American world?
The unlearned lessons of the Vietnam War
And what “No”—an anti-Pinochet film Milton Friedman might have loved—teaches us about regime change.
My first reaction to Senator Rand Paul’s foreign policy address at the …
Why we shouldn’t have women in combat
After following Chuck Hagel’s Senate confirmation hearings and reading Daniel McCarthy’s thoughtful post …
Republicans don’t need a grand transformation, just a sensible candidate.
At the risk of turning this site into an online seminar on …← Older posts