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David Sanger

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Cyberwar

Thursday, May 23, 2013

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent at the New York Times, and the author of (now in paperback) Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (Broadway, 2013) talks about the use of cyberattacks in the conflict with Iran.

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What the James Rosen Case Says About the Freedom of the Press

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

New details are emerging about about a Justice Department investigation into Fox news correspondent James Rosen, raising questions about how often journalists have been investigated what investigations like this one mean for freedom of the American press. David Sanger is Chief Washington Correspondent for our partner The New York Times, and can speak to this issue from personal experience. In the past, he himself was the subject of an investigation.

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Are American utility companies at risk for a new kind of cyber attack?

Monday, May 13, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, Kerry Nolan speaks with New York Times' Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about a new kind of cyber-attack; he looks at what we learned from the Benghazi hearings and ponders the question: is the President a lame duck already?

Syria: Israeli Airstrikes Escalate Tensions

Monday, May 06, 2013

The crisis in Syria escalated yet again this weekend as Israel carried out a powerful aerial assault on military targets near Damascus, opening up the possibility that the currently contained war in Syria could become an international conflict.

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Isreli Intel on Syria, Boston Intel on the Bombers and Are Journalists Too Cozy With Their Subjects in DC?

Monday, April 29, 2013

 

In this week's Washington Report, Kerry Nolan talks with New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger about chemical weapons in Syria's Civil War, whether the Boston bombing suspects had overseas training and whether it's such a good idea for reporters to cozy up to the people they cover.

Boston Bombing Aftermath, Israel and Terrorism, and US Aid to Syria

Monday, April 22, 2013

David Sanger, Chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times reports from Tel Aviv and talks with Kerry Nolan about the decision to send non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels; the aftermath of last week's bombing at the Boston Marathon and how Israel has handled similar terrorist attacks.

North Korea, Tax Day, and Bipartisan Compromise

Monday, April 15, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the  idea of bipartisan compromise in Congress; about dueling intelligence reports on North Korea and the pain of tax day.

Obama Shoots for Policy Trifecta

Monday, April 08, 2013

A tax and budget deal, an immigration reform deal and restrictions on gun sales. All three   eluded him during his first term, but in the next few weeks, President Obama will try and get movement on all three.  In this week on The Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Nolan discusses if this policy trifecta will happen.

How Serious is the Bluster from North Korea?

Monday, April 01, 2013

In the 60 years since the end of the Korean war, it’s hard to remember a time when the United States seemed more on edge about North Korea. The U.S. has sent B-2 stealth bombers over the peninsula in recent days and Kim Jong Un, the North's young leader, has threatened the destruction of American cities. This week on The Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan discusses the ratcheting up of tensions on the Korean peninsula.

American Express Latest Victim of Major Cyber Attacks

Friday, March 29, 2013

If you have an American Express account and you tried to check your balance or see your statement yesterday, you may have been confronted with a blank screen, or some strange, ancient typeface. It wasn't just you.

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Missile Defense Expansion and President Obama Goes to Israel

Monday, March 18, 2013

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have been mounting. The North Koreans scrapped the 60-year armistice that ended the Korean War and threatened a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced that the U.S. would spend a billion dollars expanding its missile defense sites in Alaska and California, in part because of North Korea’s “irresponsible and reckless provocations.” This week on The Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan discuss if the missile defense system will deter the North Koreans.

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.