David E. Sanger is Chief Washington correspondent of The New York Times. Mr. Sanger has reported from New York, Tokyo and Washington, covering a wide variety of issues surrounding foreign policy, globalization, nuclear proliferation and Asian affairs. Twice he has been a member of Times reporting teams that won the Pulitzer Prize.
Before covering the White House, Mr. Sanger specialized in the confluence of economic and foreign policy, and wrote extensively on how issues of national wealth and competitiveness have come to redefine the relationships between the United States and its major allies.
Mr. Sanger appears regularly on public affairs and news shows. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group.
His most recent books are Confront and Conceal: Obamas Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power (2013) and The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power (2009).
Born on July 5, 1960, in White Plains, N.Y., Sanger was educated in the public school system there and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1982. David Sangers visit to CMC is sponsored by the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies.