Leon Hadar

Ticking off the French was strategic genius

20 September 2021 1:35 pm

In December 2020, in the aftermath of the presidential election, Jake Sullivan, President-elect Joe Biden’s national security advisor, urged European…

Why can’t we fire the Blob?

4 September 2021 2:01 pm

Let’s say that two decades ago you were wondering where to invest your savings for retirement and the money that…

jared kushner

Award the Nobel Peace Prize to Jared Kushner. Seriously!

3 September 2020 3:30 am

In these pages last year, I suggested that while the President’s son-in-law may not be a great geo-strategic mind, we…


Why Trumpism won’t outlive Trump

27 July 2020 11:52 pm

Trumpism is, according to its adherents, meant to replace Reaganism, the political doctrine that has dominated the Republican party and…

iowa voting

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

15 February 2020 3:17 pm

It might be a stretch to compare the ugly-but-not-violent warfare of American politics in 2020 with the explosive politics of…


Why the Democrats have gone off Israel

8 March 2019 11:57 pm

Not so long ago in America, immediately after a Democratic politician announced a run for president, he or she would…