David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times, discusses President Obama’s use of new tools and weapons—cyberwar against Iran, drone attacks in Pakistan, and increasing reliance on the Special Forces to hunt al-Qaeda. Sanger’s new book, Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, provides a look inside the Obama administration’s national security decisions.
To be a fly on the wall in The White House Situation Room. To watch as President Obama and his cabinet await news on Osama Bin Laden's compound raid, or plan a cyber attack on Iranian nuclear facilities — an attack which went terribly wrong. David E. Sanger chronicles these events in his new book, "Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power."
David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, WNYC contributor and author of the forthcoming book, Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, discusses the Presidential candidates' speeches yesterday and international politics.
The annual NATO summit opened yesterday afternoon in Chicago, bringing leaders from around the world to President Obama’s former home to confront questions surrounding the future of a post-conflict Afghanistan. As the two-day summit continues today, Western leaders will try to further define their path out of Afghanistan. Hassina Sherjan is the founder and country director of Aid Afghanistan for Education. David Sanger is the chief Washington correspondent for our partner, The New York Times.
Chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and WNYC contributor David Sanger, discusses the situation in Afghanistan, the elections in France and Egypt, and the latest on the situation in China with activist Chen Guangcheng.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner arrive in China Wednesday morning. Ahead of their visit, American diplomats reportedly met with officials at the Chinese Foreign Ministry to quickly reach an agreement on what to do about Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for our partner The New York Times explains the strain Chen's position is putting on U.S.-China relations.
India test-fired a nuclear-capable missile last night, capable of reaching 3,100 miles and within range of China's key cities. India joins the U.S., China, Britain, France and Russia as the only nations with these kinds of weapons. David Sanger is the chief Washington correspondent for our partner the New York Times.
Thumbing their nose at weeks of international warnings early this morning, North Korea launched a test rocket early this morning. American officials maintain the communications satellite was cover for North Korean plans to develop a ballistic missile. David Sanger, Chief Washington correspondent for our partner The New York Times, explains what to expect when the UN Security Council meets to discuss a possible response today.