David Sanger

White House and national security correspondent for The New York Times, author of “New Cold Wars: China’s Rise, Russia’s Invasion, and the Struggle to Save the West”

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The U.S. says an Iran-backed militia launched a drone attack in Jordan that killed three American service members and injured nearly three dozen more.

How can Biden respond to drone strike that killed 3 Americans?

The U.S. says an Iran-backed militia launched a drone attack in Jordan that killed three American service members and injured nearly three dozen more.

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President Biden heads to the Middle East on Wednesday. He’ll have to walk a fine line of supporting Israel, while advocating for humanitarian needs in Gaza.

As Israel plans Gaza invasion, Biden prepares Mideast trip

President Biden heads to the Middle East on Wednesday. He’ll have to walk a fine line of supporting Israel, while advocating for humanitarian needs in Gaza.

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Four objects flying over the U.S. and Canada have been shot down. The first was a Chinese spy balloon. Officials haven’t said what the three latest objects are.

Unidentified flying objects: Surveillance, science, education?

Four objects flying over the U.S. and Canada have been shot down. The first was a Chinese spy balloon. Officials haven’t said what the three latest objects are.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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