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David Remnick

10 articles

Putin Dreams of Empire

What U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul has seen in Russia since he arrived two and a half years ago.


The New Inferiority

On the decline of America.


Going the Distance

A profile of Barack Obama as he turns toward the finish line.


City of the Lost

Life inside Za’atari, a camp for Syrian refugees just across the Jordanian border, where “the dispossession is absolute. Everyone has lost his country, his home, his equilibrium. Most have lost a family member or a friend. What is left is a kind of theatrical pride, the necessary performance of will.”


Danse Macabre

On Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, its uncanny knack for reflecting changes in Russian politics and culture, and the recent acid attack on its artistic director.


The Party Faithful

The rise of Israel’s far right.


We Are Alive

A profile of Bruce Springsteen.


Exit Havel

A portrait of Czech President Václav Havel as he left office.


The Wanderer

Traveling with President Clinton.


The Dissenters

On the future of the liberal Israeli newspaper Haartez.