David Rohde

executive editor of newyorker.com; author of the book In Deep: The F.B.I., the C.I.A., and the Truth about America’s ‘Deep State’

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Executive editor of newyorker.com. Previously a columnist for Reuters and the Atlantic; two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner; author of In Deep: The F.B.I., the C.I.A., and the Truth about America’s ‘Deep State;’ Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East and co-author, with his wife, Kristen Mulvihill, of A Rope and a Prayer: A Kidnapping from Two Sides; former reporter for the Christian Science Monitor

David Rohde on KCRW

President Trump has portrayed his first term in office as a fight against the so-called “deep state,” a shadowy cabal of unelected elites that runs the government.

David Rohde’s new book ‘In Deep’ tackles so-called ‘deep state’ and executive power

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