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Yara Bayoumy

Senior editor at The Atlantic

Yara Bayoumy is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees national security coverage.

Trump's Transactional. And Estonia's President Is Cool With It.

"Thinking back historically, when everybody else said it nicely, we didn’t react,” Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid told us.


A Reformed White Nationalist Says the Worst Is Yet to Come

Christian Picciolini discusses the mainstreaming of white nationalism, what it takes to de-radicalize far-right extremists, and why the problem is metastasizing.


The US-Saudi Alliance Is on the Brink

The relationship has survived for seven decades. A Democratic president could change that.


The French Ambassador Is Retiring. Here’s What He Really Thinks About Washington.

Gérard Araud says that Trump is right about trade. Kushner is “extremely smart” but has “no guts.” And John Bolton’s not so bad, actually.