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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:

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.

Today's Highlights | May 20, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Highlights From Today's Show: The DOJ has issued indictments against several members of the Chinese military—the accusations are of economic espionage...Voters in six states head to the polls today for primary elections that will set the stage for this fall's general election.

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Crisis in Ukraine, Obamacare Exceeds Goal

Monday, April 21, 2014

The Washington Report: David Sanger from the New York Times discusses Ukraine and the Affordable Care Act with WNYC's David Furst.

Russia's Move on Ukraine and Washington's Reaction

Monday, March 03, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about this weekend's move by Russian troops into the Crimea, the White House's reaction, and what happens going forward.

Snowden's Access to NSA Files, How the Olympics Are Burnishing Russia's Image, and Gay Marriage on the Federal Level

Monday, February 10, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about how easily NSA leaker Edward Snowden was able to collect so much data; we turn to Sochi for a look at Russia's image here in the US and back home, the Attorney General is set to make an announcement on same-sex marriage.

Cooperation on Capitol Hill; President Obama's Executive Orders and What the U-S Hopes For During the Sochi Olympics

Monday, February 03, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with The New York Times' David Sanger about what, aside from security, the U-S hopes to take away from the Olympics; how President Obama will try to further his agenda without Congressional help and how there may actually be some cooperation on Capitol Hill with respect to immigration.

Syria's Rocky Peace Talks; America's Rocky Road Out of Afghanistan; and President Obama's State of The Union Message

Monday, January 27, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about the way out of Afghanistan, the shaky start to peace talks with Syria's government and its' rebel forces and he'll preview President Obama's State of The Union speech.

Iran's Cooperation With U.N. Inspectors and President Obama's Plan For The NSA

Monday, January 20, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about Iran's cooperation with U.N. nuclear inspectors and whether that means economic sanctions will be lifted; and Sanger takes a look at Friday's speech by President Obama, in which he lays out a plan for future intelligence gathering.

Reflecting on Robert Gates' (Sometimes Surprising) Views

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Robert Gates is talking about his new book everywhere. But on yesterday's show, he said a few surprising things that deserve follow-up. David Sanger, New York Times national security correspondent and author of Confront and Conceal, discusses some of Gates's comments - on everything from Hillary Clinton to the war in Iraq, deals in Iran, criticizing a sitting president, and the NSA.

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