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The Atlantic: The Real Foreign Policy Divide is Not Partisan

August 13, 2014 | post a comment | Peter Beinart

On Sunday, when Hillary Clinton used an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg to take pointedly more hawkish stances than President Obama on Syria, Iran, and Gaza, observers chalked it up to her presidential ambitions. As one Democratic operative told Politico, Clinton’s advisors are “good poll readers.” On Tuesday, when Rand Paul declined to oppose U.S. airstrikes […]

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Think Again: Ronald Reagan

June 14, 2010 | Comments Off | Peter Beinart

The Gipper wasn’t the warhound his conservative followers would have you think. “Ronald Reagan Was the Ultimate Hawk.” Not so much. These days, virtually every time someone on the American right bashes President Barack Obama for kowtowing to dictators or failing to shout that we’re at war, they light a votive candle to Ronald Reagan…read […]