Peter Beinart

contributing editor at The Atlantic

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Peter Beinart is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York. He is the author of The Good Fight: Why Liberals -- and Only Liberals -- Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again, The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris and The Crisis of Zionism .

Beinart is a former editor-at-large at the New Republic and author of its weekly TRB column, former senior fellow at the New America Foundation, former contributing editor to the National Journal,  senior political writer for the Daily Beast and senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Peter Beinart writes in the Atlantic that the right-wing populists rising to power across the world have one glaring thing in common: their desire to subordinate women.

Global Trumpism and the subordination of women

Peter Beinart writes in the Atlantic that the right-wing populists rising to power across the world have one glaring thing in common: their desire to subordinate women.

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As North Korea continues its nuclear program, the Trump Administration says it's lost its "strategic patience." What does that mean?

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As North Korea continues its nuclear program, the Trump Administration says it's lost its "strategic patience." What does that mean?

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Donald Trump’s seemingly cozy relationship with Russia represents a split within his party. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said, “The Russians are not our friends.”

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