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Peter Beinart

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Framing the Boston Bombing

Friday, April 26, 2013

The Boston bombing has become a Rorschach blot for the media, who have tied it to everything from immigration to welfare to national security. Bob talks to The Daily Beast's Peter Beinart about the media and the culture's desire to impose meaning on tragedy.

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The Crisis of Zionism

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

In his new book, The Crisis of Zionism, Peter Beinart, says the deepening Israeli occupation of the West Bank threatens Israeli democracy. And in the US, the failure of American Jewish organizations to address it threatens Zionism itself. Peter Beinart is a senior political writer for The Daily Beast and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation.

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The DSK Case: Who's To Blame?

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Peter Beinart, senior political writer for The Daily Beast, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, and author of The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, talks about the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn and how it has developed, both within the media and within the legal system. Jim Dwyer, New York columnist for The New York Times, joins him for the conversation.

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Beinart Analysis: Obama's Libya Speech

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

There will always be terrible, terrible things that happen in the world and it is way beyond America's capacity to stop all of them, particularly in a military sense. So the real world choice is humanitarian intervention never, or humanitarian intervention occasionally. Humanitarian intervention always, to stop every humanitarian slaughter, is simply never going to be in this world a possibility.

Peter Beinart, senior political writer for  The Daily Beast, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Obama on Libya

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Peter Beinart, senior political writer for The Daily Beast, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, and author of The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, talks about President Obama's speech last night on Libya and on what the future of American military intervention might be.

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Power Play

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast and Time Magazine contributor, looks at examples of "over-reaching" in U.S. foreign policy in his new book The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris.

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Peter Beinart on Israel's Complicated Relationship with American Jews

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

A day after Israeli naval commandoes lauched an attack on a flotilla of ships carrying aid to the Gaza strip, Israel is still facing widespread international condemnation. Israel defended the move Monday, saying activists aboard the ships attacked the Israeli soldiers first with guns, knives and axes.

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