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India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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.

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A North Korean Misfire, An Iranian Negotiation

Monday, April 16, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about North Korea, Iran, and Afghanistan. 

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North Korean Rocket Test Falters

Friday, April 13, 2012

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.

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United States Set to Negotiate With Iran Over Nuclear Program

Monday, April 09, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about upcoming negotiations with Iran and Mitt Romney.

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Syrian Rebels Get a Boost, Presidential Politics Take Center Stage

Monday, April 02, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about the Syria and presidential politics.

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President Obama on North Korea, Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Health Care Law

Monday, March 26, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about North Korea and President Obama's health care law. 

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Afghanistan and GOP Presidential Politics

Monday, March 19, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about the incident in which a U.S. soldier allegedly killed 16 Afghan civilians and the GOP race for the presidential nomination.

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American Soldier in Custody after Early Morning Attack Kills 16 in Afghanistan

Monday, March 12, 2012

A rogue US Army staff sergeant has been accused of killing 16 villagers in Kandahar, Afghanistan early Sunday morning. The soldier reportedly went from house to house shooting victims which include nine children and three women. The soldier, who acted alone, is in custody at a NATO base in Afghanistan. After weeks of violence due to American soldiers burning the Koran, many fear the repercussions this shooting will have with the position of the Taliban and US-Afghan relations.

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American Soldier Said to Kill 16 Civilians in Afghanistan

Monday, March 12, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about an American soldier allegedly taking the lives of 16 civilians in Afghanistan, as well as Israel-Iran relations, and President Obama's campaign strategy. 

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Are Campaign Critiques Affecting Obama's Foreign Policy?

Thursday, March 08, 2012

As the Republican Presidential candidates fight for the GOP nomination, President Obama is getting slammed on all sides. While voters consistently say that the economy is the most important issue in this election, the Republican candidates are particularly critical of President Obama’s foreign policy. Both Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney criticized President Obama for his stance on Iran's nuclear capabilities at the American Israel Political Action Committee (AIPAC) Conference earlier this week. Santorum was particularly critical of the President for apologizing for the Koran burnings in Afghanistan last month. 

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David Sanger on Obama's Press Conference and Iranian Diplomacy

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent at the New York Times and contributor to WNYC, talked about President Obama's press conference and how the U.S. plans to confront Iran.

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President Obama to Meet With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Monday, March 05, 2012

At this weekend's conference of the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee, President Barack Obama reaffirmed the United States' commitment to Israel's security. During his remarks to the pro-Israel lobbying group, the President restated that, with regards to ensuring Iran does not obtain a nuclear weapon, all options are on the table. The President also said sanctions and diplomacy should be given a chance before further action is taken. Later today, the President will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The meeting will be the latest installment in what has been an uneasy relationship between the two leaders.

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David Sanger on the Obama Doctrine

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent at the New York Times and contributor to WNYC, discusses the Obama doctrine--and how it applies to Syria, Iran, and Israel. 

David Sanger chief Washington correspondent at the New York Times and 
contributor to WNYCchief Washington correspondent at the New York Times and contributor to WNYC, discusses the Obama Doctrine--and how it applies to Syria, Iran, and Israel.

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The Obama Doctrine in Syria and Iran

Monday, February 27, 2012

After nine long years in Iraq and an ongoing, tenuous drawdown in Afghanistan, few politicians on either side of the aisle want to get involved in another war. These days, many inside and outside of the Beltway feel that the best way to deal with international conflicts is merely to provide the "seed money": given enough time and arms, the Syrians can oust Bashar al-Assad on their own; Israel can stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.

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Afghanistan Riots, Iran and Michigan Primary

Monday, February 27, 2012

David Sanger talks about the future of U.S. and Afghanistan relations and reveals poll results in the battle between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in the Michigan GOP primary.

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Anthony Shadid, Syria, Mitt Romney in Michigan

Monday, February 20, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about the death of Times reporter Anthony Shadid, Syria, and the GOP presidential primary in Michigan.

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Contraception, Egypt, Syria, Bombings of Israeli Embassies

Monday, February 13, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about a political battle over contraception, Syria, Egypt, and bombings of Israeli embassies in New Delhi and Tbilisi.

In-Depth Look at the Situation in Syria

Thursday, February 09, 2012

The Takeaway devoted a full hour this morning to the ongoing situation in Syria. With reports from the ground, a history of the country from David Sanger, Russia's influence in the region, a take from the pro-democracy movement in the U.S., and even the pro-Assad outlook on conflict. The following is our full first hour of coverage in its entirety.

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David Sanger's Guide to the History of Syria

Thursday, February 09, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and contributor to WQXR's The Washington Report, explores the history of Syria from the Ottoman Empire to the present day dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad. At a time where civilians are under attack by Assad's oppressive regime, Sanger explains the president's rise to power and his family's 40-year reign. He goes in-depth about the complicated relationship with Israel and Syria's ties to Hezbollah.

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David Sanger on Syria

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times and a contributor to WNYC, talks about the situation in Syria.  

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