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.
The history of foreign-policy realism suggests that the GOP frontrunner may be more pragmatic than his critics claim.
Advancing U.S. interests is more complicated than analyzing a profit and loss statement.
His improv foreign policy may infuriate hawks, but ultimately it lacks coherence.
France, Germany, and other European countries should take the lead in fighting ISIS.
Trying to discern contemporary U.S. grand strategy presumes a coherence that simply isn’t there.
Russia’s president cuts through the Beltway groupthink in explaining his country’s interests.
America keeps trying to see conflicts with the Muslim world through the failed lens of ideology.
Bret Stephens adds to the pile of thin attempts to justify America’s global policing.
Prime Minister Harold Macmillan managed Britain’s decline by following Kennedy’s lead.
The opportunity to dramatically change American foreign policy may have died with James Foley.
Netanyahu and Obama substitute endless war for failed occupations.
More U.S. involvement would mean less incentive for the Saudis, Turks, and other regional powers to combat the Islamic State.
Flying in with already-failed strategies can’t build the coalitions necessary to stop ISIS.
The president defends a George H.W. Bush foreign policy against George W. Bush critics.
Apparently recognizing that the American Unipolar Moment may be over, and that …
Anti-interventionism has reached the Republican base: Now it needs a leader.
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 …← Older posts
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