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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.

David Sanger appears in the following:

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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International Politics: Russia, Gaza, and Iran

Monday, July 21, 2014

David Sanger, national security correspondent for The New York Times and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (Broadway, 2013), talks about developments in Russia and Ukraine, violence in Gaza, and nuclear talks on Iran. Plus Max Seddon, Buzzfeed foreign affairs reporter based in Russia, joins from Ukraine with the latest on the downed airliner and the geopolitical implications.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Who's Responsible?

Friday, July 18, 2014

The plane with nearly 300 people on board was shot down over eastern Ukraine — but who fired the missile? And was it a mistake, as everyone has assumed?

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Nuclear Diplomacy in Vienna; The Crisis in the Middle East and U.S.spies in Germany

Monday, July 14, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news from inside and beyond the Beltway.

NSA Director: Snowden Leaks 'Manageable'

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

It has been more than a year since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked around 200,000 thousand secret government documents, blowing the lid off of the American government's spying methods and their vast phone-data surveillance program.

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The New NSA Director's Take on Snowden; The "New Caliphate" and President Obama's Plan For Immigrant Children

Monday, June 30, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news from inside the Beltway and beyond.

 

The Crisis in Iraq Deepens and Congress Looks at Domestic Spying Legislation

Monday, June 23, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about news in and beyond the Beltway.

Iraq: Obama Weighs His Options

Thursday, June 19, 2014

President Obama met with Congressional leaders yesterday to outline the scope of violence in Iraq, and what the US should do in response. Rami Khouri, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, and David Sanger, New York Times national security correspondent and author of Confront and Conceal (Broadway, 2013), talk about the range of options, from more personnel on the ground to air strikes and diplomatic pressures.

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The Crisis in Iraq; the Fallout on Capitol Hill and Whatever Happened to Sanctions on Russia?

Monday, June 16, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about the week's news from Washington.

Is the U.S. Policy Toward The Taliban Changing?

Monday, June 02, 2014

What does Sgt. Bergdahl's release say about U.S. policy toward the Taliban, and the conduct of the war? Joining The Takeaway to weigh in is David Sanger, National Security Correspondent for our partner The New York Times.

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The U.S. - Taliban Prisoner Swap and the Crisis at the Veteran's Administration

Monday, June 02, 2014

Kerry Nolan sits down with the New York Times' David Sanger to discuss the latest developments from Washington.