Leon Hadar

Leon Hadar

Leon Hadar in a Washington-based journalist, analyst and author, focusing on global affairs. A former research fellow with the Cato Institute, he is the author of, Sandstorm: Policy Failure in the Middle East (2005, Palgrave Macmillan). He graduated from the schools of journalism and international affairs at Columbia University and holds a PhD in international relations from American University.


Politics

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

Aug 08 2011

So you feel worn-out by the never-ending “peace process” involving two ethno-religious communities and their competing claims over a disputed territory. And you are not

Zeitgeist

Morality Tales

Morality Tales

Aug 21 2008

Suggesting that movie director Woody Allen, who has abandoned the Big Apple and is residing in Europe now, has been transformed from a New York

World

What if We Leave the Middle East? (We Won”€™t Be Missed)

What if We Leave the Middle East? (We Won”€™t Be Missed)

Jun 26 2008

We"€™re all familiar with this cliché-ridden story line. A successful husband dumps his middle-aged and supposedly feeble wife for a younger woman. The estranged wife's

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The Past Is Another Country”€”Counter-factual History and the Buchanan Controversy

The Past Is Another Country”€”Counter-factual History and the Buchanan Controversy

Jun 16 2008

Patrick Buchanan's new book, Churchill, Hitler, and “The Unnecessary War”: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World is a must-read for

Zeitgeist

Israel’s Big Dick

Israel’s Big Dick

Jun 11 2008

I"€™m not a great fan of Adam Sandler who always seems to be doing an impersonation of Jerry Lewis, whose shtick as a juvenile retard

Zeitgeist

The Evil of Banality

The Evil of Banality

Jun 03 2008

I love politics and movies. So it's probably not surprising that I enjoy political documentaries, like Errol Morris‘s "€œThe Fog of War"€, a portrait of

Zeitgeist

Indiana Jones and the Legend of the Cold War

Indiana Jones and the Legend of the Cold War

May 27 2008

Indiana Jones was born in 1899 which would make him 102-year old on September 11, 2001 and which explains why he couldn"€™t be taking part

Zeitgeist

Real Men Don”€™t Get Tenure

Real Men Don”€™t Get Tenure

May 22 2008

As someone who wasted a few years of his life teaching in undistinguished academic institutions, I could never figure out why Hollywood would bother making

Zeitgeist

Global Hybrids Go Home

Global Hybrids Go Home

May 07 2008

During the height of the globalization age in the late 1990s, many leading Zeitgeist watchers were celebrating the rise of the "€œNew Cosmopolitans,"€ a term