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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.

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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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Iran Deadline Approaching

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Today's deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran still has some negotiators questioning how to move forward on the preliminary agreement reached two months ago.

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Time Running Out for the NSA

Friday, May 29, 2015

Congress is running out of time to save two sections of the Patriot Act. On Monday, unless the Senate acts, the NSA may not be able to collect data in bulk. 

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Iran Nuke Talks

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The latest updates on the Iran nuclear negotiations, scheduled to end on Wednesday.

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Is 'Daesh' a Better Name for ISIS?

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Some US officials are using the word "daesh" to refer to ISIS because it separates the group from a claim on Islam (and because they hate it). Muslim listeners weighed in on the name.

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The CIA Torture Report: A 'Gut Check Moment' for U.S. Democracy

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The report, which includes several disturbing findings, finds that "the interrogations of CIA detainees were brutal and far worse than the CIA represented to policymakers and others."

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Secretive Talks Free Two Americans in North Korea

Monday, November 10, 2014

The New York Times' David Sanger has new details about the secretive talks that led to the release of two American prisoners, Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, held in North Korea.

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Missing: Kim Jong-Un

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Maybe there was a coup. Maybe he has gout from eating too many cheeseburgers. We're not sure. But the head of North Korea hasn't been seen in public in five weeks, and rumors are flying.

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The Surprise Conflicts Drawing In a Reluctant White House

Thursday, September 04, 2014

During the Cold War, there was predictability to the chess board. But even Obama Administration officials say the crisis in Ukraine, and especially ISIS, seemingly came out of nowhere. 

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In Syria, Do We "Have a Strategy Yet"?

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

President Obama said he "doesn't have a strategy yet" when it comes to intervening in Syria. New York Times correspondent David Sanger discusses what we know about what comes next.

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