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Benjamin Haddad

Former Fellow

Benjamin Haddad was a research fellow at Hudson Institute from 2014–2019, specializing in European and transatlantic affairs. His focused on the future of the European Union, U.S. foreign policy towards Europe, domestic European politics, the rise of populism and Islamism in European societies, and Russian influence.

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Benjamin Haddad’s Foreign Affairs article on EU foreign policy is listed in the magazine’s annual top ten ranking

Benjamin Haddad quoted by NPR on recent scandal involving Macron’s bodyguard

Benjamin Hadded quoted in BuzzFeed on Europe and the Iran Deal

Benjamin Haddad quoted in France 24 and CNN, and interviewed on NPR on French President Macron’s visit to the U.S.

Banjamin Haddad interviewed by NPR Morning Edition on French President Macron’s speech to congress

Benjamin Haddad interviewed by Swiss Public Radio on President Macron’s visit to the U.S.

Benjamin Haddad quoted in SFGATE on President Macron’s U.S. visit

Benjamin Haddad quoted in The Washington Examiner on the French reaction to the death of French Special Forces officer Arnaud Beltrame

Benjamin Haddad quoted in Bloomberg and The Washington Post on Marion Marechal-Le Pen’s appearance at CPAC 2018

Benjamin Haddad quoted in The Atlantic on French military parades

Hudson event featuring Spanish ambassador Pedro Morenés quoted by PJ Media

Benjamin Haddad quoted by The Financial Times on Merkel and EU reform

Benjamin Haddad quoted by The Atlantic on Islam and France’s left wing

Benjamin Haddad quoted by Vox on the decline in Emmanuel Macron’s poll numbers

Benjamin Haddad quoted by The Washington Post on President Trump’s upcoming Paris visit

Politico quotes Benjamin Haddad on Macron’s attitude towards Trump

Benjamin Haddad quoted in The Washington Examiner on Emmanuel Macron’s priorities as France’s new president

Benjamin Haddad quoted in The New York Times on Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential elections

Ben Haddad quoted in The Atlantic on François Fillon’s domestic and foreign policy

Ben Haddad interviewed in L’Express on the upcoming presidential election in France

Walter Russell Mead’s Foreign Affairs article on Jacksonian America quoted in National Review

Hannah Thoburn and Ben Haddad’s The Hill article on how President Obama should retaliate against Russia quoted in International Business Times and New York Post

Benjamin Haddad quoted in The New York Times, Power Line, National Review, The Toronto Star, and Scripps on the rise of Putinism in Europe

Ben Haddad’s article on the Burkini ban cited in the Washington Post

Benjamin Haddad quoted in The New York Times on defense and security integration within the European Union following Britain’s departure

Benjamin Haddad’s article on the causes of European homegrown terrorism quoted in Le Monde

Ben Haddad quoted in Huffington Post on the resurgence of old style French anti-Semitism

Benjamin Haddad and Hannah Thoburn’s article on how Putin’s actions in Syria affect Europe quoted in MarketWatch

Benjamin Haddad quoted in Haaretz on why French Jews should embrace refugees and why they have so far

Benjamin Haddad and Hannah Thoburn’s Foreign Policy article on Europe’s response to Putin’s actions in Syria quoted in VOA

Ben Haddad’s recent article in Daily Beast on the Le Pen family and France’s National Front cited in Foreign Policy

Benjamin Haddad quoted in Washington Free Beacon on France’s position on the Iran nuke deal

Benjamin Haddad and Naser Khader quoted in Le Figaro (France) on Obama’s misperception of the Islamist terror attacks in France