David Sanger

David E. Sanger is the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, where he writes about national affairs, U.S. foreign policy, nuclear proliferation and globalization. Based in Washington since 1994, Sanger has also reported from New York and Tokyo in his 26-year career at the Times. He has twice been on Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial teams and he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group.

David Sanger appears in the following:

Global Hot Spots

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

National Security Correspondent for The New York Times, David Sanger, talks about Russia and North Korea.

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President Trump's Latest Bombshell: FBI Director Comey Is Fired

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The lastest news and analysis of the termination of FBI Director James Comey.

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North Korea as the New Cuban Missile Crisis

Monday, April 17, 2017

The New York Times' David Sanger discusses President Trump's complicated relationship with everything he thought he knew about Russia, China, and North Korea before he took office.

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Trump, Kim, and The Threat of North Korean Missile Tests

Monday, March 06, 2017

North Korea fired ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast Monday morning. Will the Trump administration be able to stand up to Kim Jong-un?  

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Pardon Issues

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Analysis of President Obama's recent pardon of Chelsea Manning and James Cartwright.

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Intelligence Agencies Blame Russia for Meddling in 2016 Election

Monday, January 09, 2017

The FBI, the CIA, and the NSA have released a declassified report that finds that Vladimir Putin "ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election.”

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Peace and Retaliation

Friday, December 30, 2016

The state of the Middle East peace process beyond this week's speeches and reactions and the Obama administration's actions in response to Russian hacking.

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International Update: Syria and Trump's Secretary of State

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Hear updates on the current military strikes in Aleppo and the debate around President-elect Donald Trump's choices for Secretary of State.

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Ecuador Cuts Assange's Internet

Thursday, October 20, 2016

On Tuesday, the Ecuadorian government announced that it had temporarily cut Julian Assange’s internet access at is embassy in London over interference in the U.S. election. 

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New Deal Joins the U.S. and Russia Against Islamic Terrorism in Syria

Monday, September 12, 2016

A seven day cease-fire is intended to start today in Aleppo and other besieged areas after a weekend of heightened violence in Syria.

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Aleppo 'Apex of Horror' and What's Next for Syria

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

U.N. official refers to humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, Syria as the "Apex of Horror" as the country's escalating civil war leaves little options for outside intervention.

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Russia's DNC Email Hack to Influence American Presidential Election

Monday, July 25, 2016

Cyber-specialists confirm that that the Democratic national committee was breached by two Russian intelligence agencies, potentially implicating President Vladimir Putin.

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New U.S.-Vietnamese Weapons Policy Worries China

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

After the U.S. lifted a decades-old arms embargo on Vietnam, one newspaper controlled by the Chinese government warned that the U.S. and Vietnam must not spark a "regional tinderbox."

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N. Korea's Rocket Launch Triggers Backlash from Global Community

Monday, February 08, 2016

On Sunday, North Korea reported that they had successfully launched a rocket into space, something that's triggering new U.N. sanctions and criticism from the international community.

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North Korean Hydrogen Bomb: 'Complete Success' or False Alarm?

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

North Korea claims to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb off the country's northeast coast, but many doubt the claims. 

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Obama Calls for Patience, But Fails to Offer Alternatives in ISIS Fight

Monday, December 07, 2015

The New York Times' David Sanger says President Obama successfully argued that putting U.S. troops in Syria will be counterproductive to fighting ISIS, but failed to offer alternatives.

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Obama Emphasizes Diplomacy Over Bloodlust in Fight Against ISIS

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

President Obama has been criticized for his "unaggressive" tone in his initial address after the Paris attacks. We take a closer look at what he's trying to accomplish diplomatically.

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The World Gets Together

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The New York Times' David Sanger rounds up the news from all the face-to-face meetings and speeches around the UN General Assembly.

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Putin, the Pope, and Other Players Coming to Town

Monday, September 21, 2015

The papal visit this week, combined with the U.N. General Assembly, will bring a high concentration of powerful leaders to New York City. Consider this Fashion Week for Politics.

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Upgrading Surveillance Equipment Complicates Iranian Nuclear Deal

Monday, July 06, 2015

A sticking point for a final Iranian nuclear deal is the use of high-tech equipment to monitor the nuclear program, which Tehran fears could be used for espionage.

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