Leon Hadar

Middle East

Netanyahu plays Churchill, but where’s his FDR?

The days of full-blown Pax Americana in the Middle East are over

By Leon Hadar

Middle East

Award the Nobel Peace Prize to Jared Kushner. Seriously!

He disrupted the old Middle East paradigm to get results

By Leon Hadar

Politics

Why Trumpism won’t outlive Trump

Unlike Reaganism, the nationalist agenda is backed by a diminishing electoral base

By Leon Hadar

Politics

The Democrats are damned if they nominate Sanders. And damned if they don’t

The 2020 elections will not be an exact rerun of the White House races in 1968 or 1972. But the similarities are striking

By Leon Hadar

Middle East

The critics are wrong to scoff at Trump’s Israel-Palestine deal 

Unlike his predecessors, Trump appreciates that geopolitical realities in the Holy Land have changed

By Leon Hadar

Middle East

The Lebanonization of America

The left’s ambitious identity politics agenda could make the United States a lot more like Lebanon

By Leon Hadar

Politics

Why the Democrats have gone off Israel

The new generation of Democratic activists have views towards the Jewish state that are at best ambivalent, at worst hostile

By Leon Hadar

Middle East

Kushner may not be Kissinger, but at least he’s not Kerry

The personal Middle East diplomacy of the president’s son-in-law may have helped move things forward for the first time in many years

By Leon Hadar

Politics

Hillary Clinton 2020? Why not?

If you add a few disgruntled Republicans to her coalition, she’ll win

By Leon Hadar

Faith

America’s first quantum president

Is Schrödinger’s Cat in the White House?

By Leon Hadar

Middle East

Welcome to Trump Country: Israel

Unlike their liberal cousins in America, Jews in Israel much prefer the Donald to his predecessor

By Leon Hadar

Europe

Can nationalists of the world unite?

Interests, not ideologies, seem to be the driving force behind nationalist movements worldwide

By Leon Hadar

China

Why ‘we’ got Turkey wrong (and China. And Russia. And Iraq)

Another foreign policy item bites the dust

By Leon Hadar

Politics

The tragedy of the neocons

It’s the cognitive dissonance, stupid!

By Leon Hadar

The Trump-Netanyahu honeymoon appears destined to end

The president has already demonstrated his impatience with ‘little things’ that stand between him and a great political or diplomatic victory.

By Leon Hadar

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