David Sanger, of The NYT, on how BP's spill will affect the White House long-term, and on divers who were killed by Israel's Navy off Gaza's coast.
No one can deny that President Obama’s current “to do” list has grown dramatically of late, with each new item seemingly demanding higher precedence than the item before it. With two wars, unemployment, the Middle East Crisis and the oil spill, how does one person manage this kind of agenda?
The NYT's David Sanger on the political fallout of BP's oil spill, and Israel's stance on nuclear disarmament.
The Obama administration is set to release its National Security Strategy today. It is expected to take a sharp turn away from the doctrines President George W. Bush, which focused security on fighting terrorism, even if that meant acting unilaterality. According to The New York Times, the strategy says that "preserving American leadership in the world hinges on learning to accept and manage the rise of many competitors."
The NYT's David Sanger on how South Korea plans to punish North Korea, and the status of the financial regulatory bill in Congress.
David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about Iran's new nuclear deal and the politics of the Gulf oil spill.
Senior members of the Obama administration confirmed yesterday that Faisal Shahzad, the suspected Times Square bomber, was directly helped by the Taliban in Pakistan.
The NYT's David Sanger discusses the Supreme Court, President Karzai's visit to the capitol and the Pakistani Taliban.
David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about security in New York and the UN's nonproliferation summit.
David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about financial reform and an attack that killed 40 on a S. Korean ship.
David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about Defense Secretary Gates' memo to the White House and the fraud suit against Goldman Sachs.
President Obama's nuclear security summit, held in Washington, D.C. and hosting 46 world leaders, wrapped up last night with a request from the president. He called on all the nations present to cooperate in keeping nuclear material out of the hands of terrorists.
David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about the nuclear security summit and Justice Stevens' retirement.
President Obama is in Prague today, where he signed the START Treaty along with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The treaty will reduce the number of nuclear warheads between the two countries by almost 40 percent, from 2,700 to 1,550.
President Obama proposed a new nuclear strategy that is essentially a "no first use" approach to nuclear weapons. The conditions under which the president would use a nuclear weapon are extremely narrow. If the U.S. was attacked with a biological or chemical weapon by a non-nuclear state, the Obama administration would not respond with a nuclear weapon. David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times brings details from the plan.
David Sanger, of The NYT, on the US Supreme Court and the START treaty.
David Sanger of The NYT discusses the president's surprise Afghan visit and nuclear facilities that Iran may be hiding.
David Sanger of The NYT discusses the health care vote and what else is on President Obama's agenda.
David Sanger of The NYT discusses the ongoing health care saga and VP Joe Biden's trip to Israel.