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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:

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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Today's Highlights | January 15, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

On Today's Show: Congress finally revealed the new spending deal. This deal comes in at just over $1 trillion dollars...The National Security Agency has access to almost 100,000 computers around the globe. And it's able to spy on these computers and attack them even when they're not hooked up to the internet...Author and journalist David Satter was expelled from Russia this week after attempting to renew his visa. Satter is the first journalist to be banned from Russia since the Cold War over two decades ago.

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Gates' Explosive Memoir; Christie's Bridge Scandal

Monday, January 13, 2014

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times's David Sanger about the former Secretary of Defense's new memoir and is the George Washington Bridge scandal now out of Governor Christie's hands?

A Look Back at 2013 and a Look Ahead at the New Year

Monday, January 06, 2014

Kerry Nolan speaks with David Sanger of the New York Times about his predictions from last year and his feelings about the big news stories bubbling up in 2014.

The Continuing NSA Surveillance Story; What to Expect From President Obama; and Has This Been The Most Dysfunctional Year Ever in Washington?

Monday, December 23, 2013

Kerry Nolan speaks with David Sanger from The New York Times about the ongoing NSA surveillance story and what we can expect from President Obama; and is it an exaggeration to call this the most dysfunctional year ever in Washington?

David Sanger on NSA Panel Recommendations

Thursday, December 19, 2013

David Sanger, National Security correspondent for the New York Times, discusses the limits on the NSA proposed by The Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies.

 

 

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Panel Tells White House to Curb NSA Spy Program

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Yesterday, a panel of presidential advisers released its recommendations on the NSA's mass data collection program. The panel urged President Barack Obama to end the government's systematic collection of logs of all Americans' phone calls and refrain from tapping into any commercial or private efforts to collect data. David Sanger, National Security Correspondent for our partner The New York Times, helps unpack the report.

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The NSA Fallout Overseas; The Budget Deal at Home.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Kerry Nolan talks with the New York Times' David Sanger about whether the biggest issue in the aftermath of the NSA surveillance revelations might be economic rather than political; also, what does the House-passed budget deal really mean?

Mandela's Changing Image; Germany's Ire Over Wiretapping; and the U-S Employment Rate

Monday, December 09, 2013

Kerry Nolan speaks with the New York Times' David Sanger about how the late Nelson Mandela was viewed by the West during the Cold War years; Germany hasn't let the furor over the NSA's alleged wiretapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel die down and the US unemployment rate has finally dropped to 7 percent. 

Obamacare Website Improves & Syrian Chemical Weapons Cleanup Offshore

Monday, December 02, 2013

Eddie Robinson talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about the new challenges facing President Barack Obama's healthcare website, the long-running dispute between China and Japan, and how the U.S. plans to destroy Syria's chemical weapons at sea.

The Deal With Iran

Monday, November 25, 2013

Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about this weekend's preliminary deal with Iran, which temporarily halts that country's nuclear program while a more permanent solution is worked out. 

Will US Forces Withdraw from Afghanistan?

Friday, November 22, 2013

This week, John Kerry announced that a security pact between the US and Afghanistan had been agreed upon. But in a surprise announcement just a day later, Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced the pact would not be signed until after Afghanistan’s presidential elections in April 2014, leaving the US military’s future presence in the country unclear. NPR’s international correspondent Sean Carberry in Kabul, and David Sanger, New York Times chief Washington correspondent and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power discuss the possible deal, which allowed troops to stay in Afghanistan until 2024 -- although the President has long promised 2014 would be the deadline.

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Disposing of Syria's Chemical Weapons; More Fallout from the Health Care Rollout and Remembering JFK.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about the difficulty in finding a place to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile; DC's local insurance commissioner was sacked after he made a negative remark about the ACA website and remembering JFK, 50 years after his assassination.

President Obama's Health Care Issues; Typhoon Haiyan and the Iranian Nuclear Deal Hits a Snag

Monday, November 11, 2013

Kerry Nolantalks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about this weekend's failed nuclear negotiations with Iran, about the latest problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and why Typhoon Haiyan was so devastating.

Path Toward Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, November 11, 2013

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (Broadway, 2013) discusses the effort to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear program.

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