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.

What Would Kissinger Do?

Historians studying Russian and German foreign policy in the last century have …

Is Barack Obama a Republican Realist?

His foreign policy recalls George H.W. Bush—and his domestic policy could be Ike’s or Nixon’s.

The Arab Spring: A Reality Check

A few days after the fall of the Mubarak regime in Egypt …

The Party of Silicon Valley?

Nate Silver had an interesting piece yesterday which concludes based on statistical …

Huntsman (or Zakaria) for State

The guys at MSNBC allege that Senator John McCain’s campaign against the …

‘I Like to Be in America’

“Puerto Rico, You lovely island . . .” “I like to be …

The GOP’s Asian-American Fiasco

How Republicans alienated a once-allied bloc of voters

We Are Not All Westerners Now

The world’s rising powers will take different paths to modernization

Disseminating American Ideals

Americans are once again surprised to learn that the rest of humanity …

The Reality of American Power: Why Robert Kagan Is Wrong

As a life-long hypochondriac, I was laughing out loud when reading the …

What Happens After an Iran-Israel War?

Notwithstanding the neverending stream of all those based-on-reliable-intelligence-sources analyses, it is doubtful …

Impressive Show for Anti-War Republicans: Is Neoconservatism Now Outside Republican Mainstream?

Imagine if Ohio Representative and anti-war activist Dennis Kucinich had come in …

Another War That Nobody Wants

Reports that members of the European Union (EU) were planning to impose …

Ron Paul and Israel

He will probably not be elected as the next Republican presidential nomination. …

Libertarians Should Do Foreign Policy

Justin Raimondo posted on antiwar.com a thoughtful critique of my essay in …

Freedom Means War

Why libertarians can’t do foreign policy.

Obama’s Gradualist Strategy on Iran May Not Prevent War

There are mounting concerns over a possible pre-emptive Israeli military strike against …

Middle East Empire: The Prequel

The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Jonathan Schneer, Random House, 464 pages

The War on Terror Is Over and China Won

By Leon Hadar | September 9, 2011 Imagine 40 years from now …

On the London Hooligans: Plus ca change…

The New York Times carried a report on the UK riots, “London Riots …

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