Leon T. Hadar specializes in foreign policy, international trade, the Middle East, and South and East Asia. He is the former United Nations bureau chief for the Jerusalem Post and is currently the Washington correspondent for the Singapore Business Times.
Dr. Hadar is the author of the books, Quagmire: America in the Middle East and Sandstorm: Policy Failure in the Middle East, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, and Philadelphia Inquirer, as well as in such magazines as Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, World Policy Journal, Current History, Middle East Journal, and Mediterranean Quarterly. And, he has been interviewed on CNN, Fox News, CBC, BBC and Voice of America.
Dr. Hadar has taught at American University and Mount Vernon College, where he served as Director of International Studies at the Institute on East-West Security Studies, and at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland. A graduate of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Dr. Hadar received his MA degrees in journalism and international affairs and the Middle East at Columbia University, and his Ph.D. in international relations from American University.