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 geopolitical expert with RANE Network, a 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.

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Why Trump Sort of Reminds Us of Charles De Gaulle

The two are very different, but when we deconstruct his foreign policy, we find a lot of good gut instinct.
Leon Hadar October 9, 2019

Trump is Not a Transformative Foreign Policy President

His supporters and detractors constantly build the president up as having a doctrine, but he doesn't.
Leon Hadar July 10, 2019

Beltway Warriors Target China as the Next Global Threat

We drained all of our resources in the Middle East. Now we turn further East in search of monsters to destroy?
Leon Hadar February 11, 2019

The World the Cold War Built

A new book says the conflict began in the late 19th century and subsumed even World War II as our defining event.
Leon Hadar January 31, 2018

Is Foreign Propaganda Even Effective?

The Russians can dish it out, but don't expect Americans to swallow everything.
Leon Hadar September 25, 2017

Liberalism in One Country

Since World War II, the globalist agenda has reigned. Is it time to strengthen democracy at home?
Leon Hadar April 11, 2017

Are There Two Americas?

Many wish to “unsee” their political adversaries.
Leon Hadar February 21, 2017