The Army lieutenant colonel’s patriotism cost him his career.
Robin WrightMy @NewYorker piece on #Trump 's impeachment revenge: Bullying Alex @AVindman into retiring. The inside story of the quirk of history that led Vindman to end up w/ #NSC portfolio on Ukraine and the fateful impeachment hearing.
How a team of eight artists and a band of ad-hoc volunteers joined to create a mural that has since landed on front pages across the world and been photographed from space.
Robin WrightThe inside story of the secret project that has produced #BlackLivesMatter murals in big city spaces from coast to coast over the past 5 days. Interviews with the artists who made history in #American forevermore. My @newyorker story.
“Just like we’re worried about an economic recession, we should worry about a social recession,” a neuroscientist says.
Robin Wright"How loneliness during #Covid19 #coronavirus crisis is taking its own toll." Important to know how the brain reacts--with stress hormones endangering various diseases even among those not otherwise ill. My @newyorker analysis.
Robin Wright“Humans have this dire need to connect. Our brains have learned from brutal evolutionary lessons that social isolation is a death sentence,” @jimcoan tells me abt #socialdistancing for #COVIDー19. Loneliness is taking its own toll. My @newyorker piece.
Iran’s revolutionaries have described their theocracy as “the government of God.” But the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, told his people this week that they’re now on their own when it comes to COVID-19.
The diplomat discusses Donald Trump’s trial, the Ukraine crisis, U.S. foreign policy, and the dangers that the world will return to a time of dog-eat-dog hostility.
Robin WrightMy exclusive @newyorker interview with Ambassador Bill Taylor on the day that the #Trump Administration fired #LtColVindman and Amb Gordon Sondland, two other witnesses in the #impeachment hearings. He talks #Russia, #Ukraine & danger of law of the jungle.
Some form of conflict between the United States and the Islamic Republic, overt or covert, seems more possible now than at any time since the 1979 Revolution.
Robin WrightThe breathtaking unraveling of the #MiddleEast -- and US policy--after S airstrike killed #Iran 's #QassemSuleimani. What is US strategy? What will Iran do next? My @NewYorker analysis.