Adam Entous

Washington, D.C.

Reporter who wrote about national security, foreign policy and intelligence.

Adam Entous wrote about national security, foreign policy and intelligence. He left The Washington Post in December 2017. He joined the newspaper in 2016 after more than 20 years with the Wall Street Journal and Reuters, where he covered the Pentagon, CIA, White House and Congress. He covered President George W. Bush for five years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Latest from Adam Entous

Kremlin trolls burned across the Internet as Washington debated options

The Russian disinformation threat went uncontested as it metastasized.

December 25, 2017

Erik Prince discussed trade, terrorism with Russian banker in Seychelles, interview transcript says

The Trump donor also told congressional investigators that Stephen K. Bannon praised Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, who was said to have set up the Seychelles meeting.

December 6, 2017

From the White House to the courthouse: The stunning fall of Michael Flynn

A guilty plea probably marks the end of the public life of the former national security adviser and storied Army general.

December 1, 2017

Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI on contacts with Russian ambassador

Flynn is said to have acted in consultation with Jared Kushner and other Trump transition-team members on contacting Sergey Kislyak.

December 1, 2017

Democrats demand that Sessions explain his meeting with Papadopoulos

His attendance at a meeting where the former policy adviser raised the prospect of a Trump-Putin meeting came to light this week when the special counsel released court documents.

November 2, 2017

Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers revealed several ads that sought to inflame some of the nation’s deepest social divides.

November 1, 2017

Conservative website first paid Fusion GPS for Trump research

The website is supported by billionaire GOP donor Paul Singer, sources say.

October 27, 2017

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier

Fusion GPS was hired by a Democratic lawyer acting on behalf of campaign and committee.

October 24, 2017

Michael Flynn, Nicki Minaj shared content from this Tennessee GOP account. But it wasn’t real. It was Russian.

A Twitter campaign to influence U.S. voters was amplified by high-profile retweeters.

October 18, 2017

Add Google to the list of tech companies used by Russians to spread disinformation

Operations were sophisticated and exploited links between platforms.

October 9, 2017