David Hazony

David Hazony is the Editor of The Tower, and Managing Director of The Israel Project. He is also a Contributing Editor at The Forward, and was editor-in-chief of Azure, Israel’s leading journal of public affairs, from 2004 to 2007. He received his Ph.D. in Jewish Philosophy from the Hebrew University, and his book, “The Ten Commandments” (Scribner, 2010) was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. Hazony’s writing and journalism have appeared in The New Republic, Commentary, Moment, the New York Sun, Jewish Ideas Daily, the Jerusalem Post, and others. After spending the last two decades in Israel, he is now based in Washington, D.C. Twitter: @davidhazony

Articles by David Hazony

President Obama reflects during an economic meeting with advisors in the Roosevelt Room, March 15, 2009. Photo: Pete Souza / White House

The Mind of the President

07.06.16 at 9:06

The intrigue surrounding the Iran deal has revealed a much deeper mystery: What is the philosophy guiding American foreign policy?

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Foreign policy "realists" have long argued that America's interests lie in supporting the oil sheikhs and putting pressure on Israel.