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David Remnick

10 articles
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Putin Dreams of Empire

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

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The New Inferiority

On the decline of America.

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Going the Distance

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

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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.”

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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.

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The Party Faithful

The rise of Israel’s far right.

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We Are Alive

A profile of Bruce Springsteen.

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Exit Havel

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

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The Wanderer

Traveling with President Clinton.

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The Dissenters

On the future of the liberal Israeli newspaper Haartez.