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Trump's Interests vs. America's, Vancouver Edition - The Atlantic
Per a translation in The Guardian, an anonymous source told the paper, “Every time we talk about a country, [Trump] remembered the things he had done.

The Atlantic — July 15, 2017


Syrian Rebels Close to Victory in Raqqa Offensive - The Atlantic
According to the activist, who asked to be identified by his first name, Ahmad, ISIS has cleared local residents to leave the area if they surrender their belongings.

The Atlantic — June 12, 2017


Trump's Solution to Pesky Congressional Democrats? Ignore Them ...
The White House does not respond in any way,” said one senior aide who was not authorized to speak on the record. “That is a stark departure from previous ...

The Atlantic — June 3, 2017


The White House Picks a Fight Over James Comey - The Atlantic
A senior White House official said Stone had not influenced Trump's decision on Comey. Stone later claimed on Twitter that he had not been the source for ...

The Atlantic — May 11, 2017


All the Pitfalls of the Latest Republican Health-Care Proposal - The ...
... Care Act. But on Thursday, a senior GOP congressional aide dampened expectations for the bill, which a senior White House official told The Washington Post ...

The Atlantic — April 25, 2017


Wealthy Families Can Spurn Integration With School Choice - The ...
A woman whose child attends a predominantly white school in the area and asked not to be named said she'd been told that some 191 students serve as drug ...

The Atlantic — April 25, 2017


What Turkey's Election Observers Saw - The Atlantic
Another election observer for HDP who declined to give his name said he monitored a school serving as a voting site in the southeastern city of Suruc on the ...

The Atlantic — April 22, 2017


Are The Nationalists Losing The War For Trump's White House ...
A senior White House official told me talk of a reassignment was “total nonsense.” “We are focused on dealing with the problems keeping Americans up at night, ...

The Atlantic — April 16, 2017


The Wild Romp of Lincoln's 'The Bear Hunt' - The Atlantic
(Lincoln even asked to remain anonymous as the author when he sent the third canto.) They moved me to contemplate the battle commemorations in my ...

The Atlantic — April 16, 2017


President Trump's Big Bluff on Health Care - The Atlantic
But no deal is imminent, according to a senior Republican aide briefed on the negotiations. And there's been no shift in the underlying dynamic that scuttled the  ...

The Atlantic — April 14, 2017


Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon Battle for the Soul of the Trump ...
Bannon has been warning of a “gunfight,” Axios reported. According to a senior White House official, Bannon and Kushner “disagree on everything on policy.”.

The Atlantic — April 8, 2017


Mitt Romney Explores a Senate Run in Utah - The Atlantic
Some sources close to Romney cautioned that he is a naturally deliberative person—just because he's doing his due diligence in exploring a Senate bid doesn't ...

The Atlantic — April 7, 2017


The Atlantic Daily: Terror and Foreign Ties - The Atlantic
(She also declined to give her last name.) Whenever she sees a police officer on the road, her heart races. “All I can think is 'Please pass me!'” she says. Even if ...

The Atlantic — March 23, 2017


How Fear of Deportation Puts Stress on Families - The Atlantic
Yet what are meant to be helpful coping strategies make the anxiety worse for some. Graciela, a 51-year-old mother of four who declined to give her last name,  ...

The Atlantic — March 22, 2017


U.S. Bans Carried-On Laptops and Tablets on Some Flights from the ...
A senior administration official said the FAA is sharing information about “best practices” for transporting electronics with the affected airlines. It will be up to ...

The Atlantic — March 21, 2017


The Mystery of Murakami - The Atlantic
Does the story begin with the inexplicable disappearance of a person close to the narrator? (Not one person—four, and they vanish simultaneously.) Is there a ...

The Atlantic — March 3, 2017


Who's Afraid of the Border Adjustment Tax? - The Atlantic
“This is the only way at these rates and keeping things revenue neutral,” insisted a senior Republican aide. There is no other viable option. Period. End of story.

The Atlantic — February 22, 2017


What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do
... were traveling overseas to visit family or for work—though a senior administration official said their applications would be considered on a case-by- case basis.

The Atlantic — January 31, 2017


The Political World Reacts to Trump's Refugee and Immigration ...
A senior Republican aide said the White House did not consult congressional leaders in drafting the executive order, nor did the administration brief them on its  ...

The Atlantic — January 30, 2017


Democrat or Republican, no one on Capitol Hill is sure what the ...
A House Democratic aide (who, like most people I spoke with, wished to remain nameless on the topic of Congress's navigating the Trump era) put it less ...

The Atlantic — January 24, 2017


Obama's Weak Defense of His Record on Drone Killings - The Atlantic
And in a recent interview, a senior administration official said that the number of civilians killed in drone strikes in Pakistan under Mr. Obama was in the 'single ...

The Atlantic — December 24, 2016


Donald Trump's Conflicts of Interest: A Crib Sheet - The Atlantic
According to an anonymous source and documents obtained by ThinkProgress, representatives from the Trump Organization pressured the ambassador of ...

The Atlantic — December 24, 2016


Napping in Nippon and Merriment in Montreal: The Week in Global ...
... Belgian counterterrorism official, who asked to remain anonymous because they weren't allowed to speak to media, said two months before Monday's attack.

The Atlantic — December 24, 2016


Newt Gingrich Tries to Define Trumpism - The Atlantic
Another woman, who declined to give her name, called him “the reincarnation of Hyman Rickover.” As she helped her husband, a retired Naval officer named ...

The Atlantic — December 18, 2016


A Legacy of Harassment: How the National Park Service is Failing ...
Many of them, like Olivia, are worried about retaliation and have asked to remain anonymous. This year, over 60 current and former Park Service employees ...

The Atlantic — December 15, 2016


News Today - The Atlantic
... JPMorgan bankers explicitly linked those jobs or internships to securing deals with Chinese government-run companies, the people briefed on the matter said.

The Atlantic — November 23, 2016


Immigrant Workers Are Not Afraid of Trump - The Atlantic
“[All presidents] break their promises, they all want to deport us,” said another worker, who declined to give his name. He was likely referring to the record ...

The Atlantic — November 13, 2016


Peter Thiel's War Against the Press - The Atlantic
(The New York Times attributed its report about the donation to “a person close to the investor.”) That, apparently, was enough to prompt Mark Zuckerberg, the ...

The Atlantic — October 23, 2016


Clinton Campaign Announces a New Strategy in Arizona - The Atlantic
... New Hampshire, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, according to a person familiar with the discussions. A decision is expected to be made by the middle of the ...

The Atlantic — October 22, 2016


Mining in Misery and Mexico's Least-Popular Gringo: The Week in ...
Speaking on background the afternoon before the debate, another American reporter told me, 'You will struggle mightily to find anyone who's ambivalent.'” * * * .

The Atlantic — October 9, 2016


Letters to the editor - The Atlantic
A few, having seen the consequences of directly criticizing the Administration, insisted on anonymity. Re-arguing their full case would take as much space as the ...

The Atlantic — October 3, 2016


The Runaway 9/11 Bill That Congress Couldn't Stop - The Atlantic
A Senate Democratic aide, speaking on the condition of anonymity, surmised that the timing had more to do with politics and a pent-up frustration with the ...

The Atlantic — October 1, 2016


The First Presidential Debate: How Clinton and Trump Could Win ...
One long-term Democratic communications strategist who asked not to be identified put it this way: “She has to expose him as a complete and utter fraud.

The Atlantic — September 26, 2016


Yahoo: Hackers Stole Data From 500 Million Accounts - The Atlantic
... via a cryptographic algorithm called MD5, which can be cracked using the latest password-breaking techniques, said a source familiar with the situation.

The Atlantic — September 24, 2016


Fox News to Reportedly Pay $20 Million to Gretchen Carlson ...
[A] source close to Van Susteren disputed this, telling me Van Susteren left because “she is troubled by the culture” Ailes built. On September 1, Van Susteren ...

The Atlantic — September 7, 2016


Donald Trump Is Considering Visiting Mexico, According to Media ...
The people informed of Trump's plans spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity surrounding the matter. They said late Tuesday that talks ...

The Atlantic — September 2, 2016


Hillary Clinton is Blaming Colin Powell for her Private Email Problem ...
... under George W. Bush, according to a person with direct knowledge of Mr. Powell's appearance in the documents, who would not speak for attribution.

The Atlantic — August 23, 2016


Imagining a Donald Trump News Channel Starring Sean Hannity ...
... Century Fox gets rid of Ailes in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former host Gretchen Carlson, according to a person familiar with the situation.

The Atlantic — August 23, 2016


Roger Ailes and Donald Trump: A Match Made for TV - The Atlantic
26 at Hofstra University on Long Island, according to four people briefed on the move, who insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss ...

The Atlantic — August 17, 2016


The Espionage Trial of Colonel Jack Nickerson - The Atlantic
The journalist had with him a document—received from an anonymous source— that outlined some of the latest classified developments in the American ...

The Atlantic — August 15, 2016


Europe's History of Terror - The Atlantic
asked one older man who declined to give his name, waiting in line by the Seine to collect boules for a game of pétanque. “We have to keep moving, keep living, ...

The Atlantic — August 12, 2016


Why Is Hillary Clinton Courting Republican Foreign-Policy ...
According to the report, “a person close to Clinton said her team has sent out feelers to the GOP elders,” though “Clinton campaign aides did not respond when ...

The Atlantic — August 9, 2016


A Video Game That Lets You Torture Iraqi Prisoners - The Atlantic
... video game, the designers, a group of five graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University and New York University, asked to remain anonymous in this story.

The Atlantic — August 1, 2016


The O-1: A Visa for People Officially Deemed 'Extraordinary' - The ...
A 27-year-old Dutch actress living in Hollywood, who asked to remain anonymous because she is renewing her O-1 visa, told me she was frustrated with her ...

The Atlantic — July 28, 2016


The Art of the RNC - The Atlantic
Another artist, who declined to give his name, is a Game of Thrones fan. He told me about an episode––I don't watch the show, so I don't know if this is a ...

The Atlantic — July 21, 2016


Evan Bayh May Seem Boring, But in Tumultuous Times, He Is ...
... withdrew from the race Monday, and no one is bothering to be coy about Bayh's plans—though most insist on speaking off the record at this sensitive stage.) ...

The Atlantic — July 13, 2016


Donald Trump Hosts Meetings With Vice-Presidential Contenders ...
Gingrich, who is seen as a finalist, was not aware of the Pence meeting until he saw news reports, according to a person close to Gingrich who spoke on the ...

The Atlantic — July 13, 2016


FBI Director James Comey Recommends No Charges Should Be ...
... conducted the interview, according to a person who was familiar with the substance of the session but declined to be named because the meeting was private.

The Atlantic — July 9, 2016


Volkswagen's $10 Billion Settlement - The Atlantic
An anonymous source told The New York Times that that all owners of the affected cars will receive an average of $5,000 in compensation, whether they choose ...

The Atlantic — June 25, 2016


Cleveland Restaurants to Make Big Bucks from RNC Convention ...
She declined to give her name, but later, on the phone, Michael Grasso, the venue's general manager, explained, “We're still negotiating a deal because ...

The Atlantic — June 22, 2016


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