David Sanger

David E. Sanger is the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, where he writes about national affairs, U.S. foreign policy, nuclear proliferation and globalization. Based in Washington since 1994, Sanger has also reported from New York and Tokyo in his 26-year career at the Times. He has twice been on Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial teams and he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group.

David Sanger appears in the following:

Tri-Polar World

Thursday, April 18, 2024

The politics of the new Cold Wars as the U.S., Russia and China vie for dominance on the world stage.

Biden's New Global Agenda

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Breaking down Biden's announcement to withdraw U.S troops from Afghanistan with New York Times' reporter David Sanger.

Impeachment So Far: Can Pompeo Do That?

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly admitted that he was on the call between President Trump and Ukraine that is now the heart of the impeachment inquiry. 

What a Deadly Explosion in Russia Could Mean for the Nuclear Arms Race

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Last Thursday, at least seven people were killed in Russia in what appears to have been an explosion involving a nuclear-propelled missile. 


U.S. Cyber Battles with Russia

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

How to keep the U.S. protected against Russian cyber attacks.

The Berlin Wall of the Internet

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

How the rise of China's Huawei network could create two different — and opposing — cyber networks.

David Sanger on Cyber War Games

Friday, June 22, 2018

How the cyber war games have already begun.


Tillerson's Ouster: With Pompeo, Putin Gets Russia-Friendly Sec. of State

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo.


Olympics Bring a Shifting Tone on The Korean Peninsula

Monday, January 08, 2018

For the first time in two years, the two governments that occupy the Korean peninsula will hold high-level talks in advance of February’s Olympic games in the South.

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Global Hot Spots

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

National Security Correspondent for The New York Times, David Sanger, talks about Russia and North Korea.


President Trump's Latest Bombshell: FBI Director Comey Is Fired

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The lastest news and analysis of the termination of FBI Director James Comey.


North Korea as the New Cuban Missile Crisis

Monday, April 17, 2017

The New York Times' David Sanger discusses President Trump's complicated relationship with everything he thought he knew about Russia, China, and North Korea before he took office.

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Trump, Kim, and The Threat of North Korean Missile Tests

Monday, March 06, 2017

North Korea fired ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast Monday morning. Will the Trump administration be able to stand up to Kim Jong-un?  


Pardon Issues

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Analysis of President Obama's recent pardon of Chelsea Manning and James Cartwright.


Intelligence Agencies Blame Russia for Meddling in 2016 Election

Monday, January 09, 2017

The FBI, the CIA, and the NSA have released a declassified report that finds that Vladimir Putin "ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election.”

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Peace and Retaliation

Friday, December 30, 2016

The state of the Middle East peace process beyond this week's speeches and reactions and the Obama administration's actions in response to Russian hacking.

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International Update: Syria and Trump's Secretary of State

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Hear updates on the current military strikes in Aleppo and the debate around President-elect Donald Trump's choices for Secretary of State.


Ecuador Cuts Assange's Internet

Thursday, October 20, 2016

On Tuesday, the Ecuadorian government announced that it had temporarily cut Julian Assange’s internet access at is embassy in London over interference in the U.S. election. 


New Deal Joins the U.S. and Russia Against Islamic Terrorism in Syria

Monday, September 12, 2016

A seven day cease-fire is intended to start today in Aleppo and other besieged areas after a weekend of heightened violence in Syria.


Aleppo 'Apex of Horror' and What's Next for Syria

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

U.N. official refers to humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, Syria as the "Apex of Horror" as the country's escalating civil war leaves little options for outside intervention.

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