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Leon T. Hadar

Journalist and Global Affairs Analyst

Leon T. Hadar, the Washington correspondent for the Singapore Business Times and the former United Nations bureau chief for the Jerusalem Post, is a journalist and global affairs analyst.

A former research fellow with the Cato Institute, Mr. Hadar writes regularly for Israel’s Haaretz, blogs at The Huffington Post and is a contributing editor at The American Conservative magazine.

In addition to writing for many newspapers and magazines from around the world, he has taught political science at American University and Mount Vernon College, where he served as Director of International Studies.

Mr. Hadar has also been affiliated with think tanks such as the Cato Institute, Institute on East-West Security Studies in New York and the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland, College Park.

He is the author of "Quagmire: America in the Middle East" (Cato Institute, 1992) and of "Sandstorm: Policy Failure in the Middle East" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

Mr. Hadar is a graduate of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He earned his MA degrees from the schools of journalism and international affairs and the Middle East Institute at Columbia University and his Ph.D. in international relations from American University.

Articles by Leon T. Hadar

It’s Sunny in Nicosia — Why Not in Jerusalem?

What would it take to create an environment of Cyprus-like co-existence in the Holy Land?

September 19, 2011

American Realism and Engaging Syria

How is Syria becoming increasingly important to U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East?

September 18, 2007

Pax Americana or Primus Inter Pares?

Should the United States hold on to its notions of global hegemony?

July 13, 2007

Tel Aviv’s European Roots

What role did architecture play in creating Israel's most secular city?

October 6, 2005

Israel’s Clash of Civilizations — Part II: Tel Aviv

Does Tel Aviv reflect the secular and liberal aspects of Israeli politics?

August 16, 2005

Israel’s Clash of Civilizations — Part I: Jerusalem

Will Jerusalem and Tel Aviv clash over the future of the state of Israel?

August 15, 2005

Israel: America's Weakest Link?

Does the U.S.-Israeli alliance do more harm than good for both countries?

July 22, 2005

Saddam, Stalin, Hitler and History

Could Saddam Hussein's removal actually have endangered Iraq's future?

July 1, 2005

Measuring the Arab World: Check the Christian Barometer

Are free elections truly a good measure of freedom and democracy in the Middle East?

May 31, 2005

The Kerry Plan for Iraq

Can John Kerry get the Europeans to help more in Iraq?

September 10, 2004

John Kerry — The European Candidate?

Would John Kerry's European connections influence his presidency?

August 27, 2004

The Middle East: Europe's Mexico

Will economic ties to the EU help create stability and prosperity in the Middle East?

September 25, 2003

The EU: A Middle Eastern Power?

Will Europe let the United States control diplomatic relations in the Middle East?

September 24, 2003