Peter Beinart is Editor-at-Large of The New Republic, and writes its weekly TRB column, which is syndicated in The New York Post and other newspapers. He is also a nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Beinart graduated from Yale University in 1993, winning both Rhodes and Marshall (declined) scholarships for graduate study at Oxford University. After graduating from University College, Oxford in the summer of 1995 with a Masters of Philosophy degree in International Relations, Beinart returned to TNR as Managing Editor. He became Senior Editor in 1997, and from 1999 to 2006 served as the magazine's Editor.

Beinart also writes a monthly column for The Washington Post, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, The Atlantic Monthly, Newsweek, Time, and Polity: the Journal of the Northeastern Political Science Studies Association. In 2004, The Week magazine named him columnist of the year. In 2005, he delivered the Theodore H. White lecture at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.

He is a regular guest on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC, and has appeared on ABC's The Week with George Stephanopoulos, Charlie Rose, The McLaughlin Group, MTV, and many other television programs.