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Secretary Hagel Goes to Afghanistan

Monday, March 11, 2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made his first overseas trip to Afghanistan as head of the Pentagon. By most accounts, it wasn’t exactly a diplomatic success. In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Marc Garber  about the bumps and bruises from the trip, as well as the debate that is brewing over how much can be cut from the defense budget.

The Great Sequester and Basketball Diplomacy

Monday, March 04, 2013

The sequester — $85 billion in across the board spending cuts — has begun.  In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about what people can expect and whether the real impacts can still be avoided.

Report: Chinese Hackers Linked to Government

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Today an American computer security firm, Mandiant, released a detailed 60-page report linking members of one of China's most sophisticated cyber espionage units directly to the Chinese military. David E. Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times explains the implications of this report.

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Chinese Army Tied to Hacking Against U.S.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent at the New York Times and contributor to WNYC, discusses his reporting on a Chinese Army unit tied to hacking against the United States.

 

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Immigration, the Secretary of Defense, and Space Rocks

Monday, February 18, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the outrage over the administration's "Plan B' for immigration, the difficulty that Chuck Hagel is facing in his quest for confirmation as defense secretary, and new calls to watch the skies for threats from outer space.

Assessing the True Threat of Cyberwar

Friday, February 15, 2013

This week, President Obama issued an executive order to strengthen the nation's cyber security against what the government sees as a potentially cataclysmic threat. There has been plenty of drum beating about the threat of cyber warfare, but just how realistic is the threat of an attack that could wreak havoc on our national infrastructure? In a story from August of 2012, On the Media producer Alex Goldman investigates.

 

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Arms Reductions, Preparing for Cyberattacks and the Next Budget Showdown

Monday, February 11, 2013

Arms reduction has not been a defining feature of the Obama administration.  In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about his move toward reducing the country's nuclear force. He also follows up on an executive order, expected this week, that would affect how companies prepare for cyberattacks, and the approaching "sequester," or automatic cut in funds, that the federal government is facing.

U.S. Tightens Economic Sanctions Against Iran

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Drones are, of course just one of the options available to the new CIA director, by contrast the use of sanctions looks a little old school. But when it comes to Iran they appear to be making their mark.

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Pre-emptive Cyber Attacks and Skeet Shooting

Monday, February 04, 2013

Cyber attacks are a growing area of concern for the U.S. government. In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to  Kerry Nolan about an effort to come with rules to governing the use of cyber-weapons. He also discusses the recent airstrike against a scientific research center in Syria and President Obama's skeet shooting record.

Gun Control, Mali and the Legacy of Secretary of State Clinton

Monday, January 28, 2013

It’s been a busy week in the nation’s capitol. In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to  Kerry Nolan about the final week of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State, as well as an effort to reinstate an assault weapons ban and U.S. assistance to France in Mali.

What to Expect from Obama's Second Inauguration

Monday, January 21, 2013

It's Inauguration Day. In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about what to look for in President Obama's second inaugural address, and how this event compares to his first inauguration.

National Security Nominations and Mali

Monday, January 14, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about some objections being raised by Republicans to President Obama's nominations of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, John Brennen as Director of the CIA and Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary, as well as the French involvement in Mali.

 

Obama Picks C.I.A. Chief, Secretary of Defense

Monday, January 07, 2013

President Obama is set to announce two high-profile nominations today. The president is expected to nominate John O. Brennan, his counterterrorism advisor, to lead the C.I.A. The president will also nominate Chuck Hagel, the former Republican senator from Nebraska, as secretary of defense. David Sanger is following the nominations for our partner The New York Times.

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Defense Nominations and the Looming Debt Ceiling Fight... Again.

Monday, January 07, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the likely selection by the President of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary and John Brennen as Director of the CIA and the ongoing drama of the debt-ceiling negotiations.

International News Round-Up

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks about Hillary Clinton’s term as Secretary of State, John Kerry’s nomination and the latest in international news.

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The United States Reacts to the Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

Monday, December 17, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the elementary school shooting in Newtown Connecticut and what it may mean for gun policy in the United States.

Syria, Gay Marriage, and the So-Called Fiscal Cliff

Monday, December 10, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the so-called fiscal cliff, the Supreme court and gay marriage, and the latest from Syria.

 

The Fiscal Cliff and the Battle in Syria

Monday, December 03, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the fiscal cliff negotiations and the Assad regime in Syria.

Obama Administration Considers Providing Arms to Syrian Rebels

Thursday, November 29, 2012

New thinking may be entering into the Obama administration's calculation of how best to resolve the conflict in Syria. One of the options on the table, according to our partner The New York Times, is providing arms directly to the Syrian opposition. David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, has been following the story.

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Responding to Morsi

Monday, November 26, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, WNYC contributor and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, talks about the latest moves by Egyptian president Morsi and how the U.S. is responding.

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