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Adam Entous
Adam Entous joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2018, covering intelligence, national security, and foreign affairs. While working at the Washington Post, Adam shared a Pulitzer Prize and a special Polk Award for stories that led to the firing of President Trump’s first national-security adviser and to the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Russia’s role in the 2016 Presidential election. In 2017, Adam was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in feature writing for a story about an American diplomat wrongly accused of spying. Previously, Adam worked at the Wall Street Journal, where he covered national security. His articles at the Journal received back-to-back National Press Club awards for diplomatic reporting. Before joining the Journal, Adam served as a senior correspondent for Reuters based in Jerusalem, and covered the White House and Congress. He lives in Washington, D.C.
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The Conspiracy Memo About Obama Aides That Circulated in the Trump White House
The 2017 document, titled “The Echo Chamber,” accused former Obama officials of undermining the incoming Administration.
By Adam Entous and Ronan FarrowAugust 23, 2018
News Desk
John Brennan’s Choice to Confront Trump
While some former intelligence officials have opted to stay silent regarding the President, the former C.I.A. director has attacked Trump’s character.
By Adam EntousAugust 20, 2018
News Desk
The Rise and Fall of a Kremlin Troll
The case of Alice Donovan raises questions about whether the F.B.I. could have done more to stop Russian online interference.
By Adam EntousJuly 19, 2018
News Desk
Israeli, Saudi, and Emirati Officials Privately Pushed for Trump to Strike a “Grand Bargain” with Putin
Officials from the three countries have repeatedly encouraged their American counterparts to consider ending the Ukraine-related sanctions in return for Putin’s help in removing Iranian forces from Syria.
By Adam EntousJuly 9, 2018
News Desk
The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama
An image in a government briefing book helped a State Department official see “the forest for the trees” in the West Bank—and then was shared with the President.
By Adam EntousJuly 9, 2018
News Desk
How Trump and Three Other U.S. Presidents Protected Israel’s Worst-Kept Secret: Its Nuclear Arsenal
The first of the four secret letters, in which U.S. Administrations agreed not to pressure Israel to give up its undeclared nuclear weapons, was drafted during the Clinton Administration.
By Adam EntousJune 18, 2018
A Reporter at LargeJune 18, 2018 Issue
Donald Trump’s New World Order
How the President, Israel, and the Gulf states plan to fight Iran—and leave the Palestinians and the Obama years behind.
By Adam Entous
News Desk
Mike Pompeo, the Spymaster Who Couldn’t Stay in His Lane
Throughout his thirteen-month tenure as C.I.A. director, the ambitious former congressman managed to stay at Trump’s side and inflate his role in the policy process.
By Adam EntousMarch 15, 2018
News Desk
Assigning Blame for Russia’s Election Meddling
Trump has accused Obama of doing nothing, but former officials say Trump is the one who has ignored the threat.
By Adam EntousFebruary 19, 2018
News Desk
The Agonizingly Slow Downfall of K. T. McFarland
How the Russia investigation and gaffes—some self-inflicted and others outside her control—trapped one of Trump’s favorite White House aides in a battle over her future.
By Adam EntousJanuary 29, 2018
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