David Sanger

National Security Correspondent for the New York Times

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President Trump says there’s absolutely no doubt that Iran was behind attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. This follows the U.S.

U.S. says Iran fired on two oil tankers, but Iran says it didn't

President Trump says there’s absolutely no doubt that Iran was behind attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. This follows the U.S.

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President Trump is predicting a partial government shutdown if he doesn’t get $5 billion to build his border wall.

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President Trump is predicting a partial government shutdown if he doesn’t get $5 billion to build his border wall.

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As the U.S. and North Korea trade threats of atomic warfare, we’ll look at a “dirty secret” of history. It was the U.S. that first introduced nuclear weapons onto the Korean Peninsula.

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As the U.S. and North Korea trade threats of atomic warfare, we’ll look at a “dirty secret” of history. It was the U.S. that first introduced nuclear weapons onto the Korean Peninsula.

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