Syria and the Obama Doctrine: Would American Intervention Have Avoided Tragedy?
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In addition to serving as the national security correspondent and senior writer for The New York Times, Sanger also is the author of two Times bestsellers on foreign affairs: “The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power” (2009) and “Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power” (2012). He has served as the Times’ Tokyo Bureau Chief, Washington Economic Correspondent, White House correspondent during the Clinton and Bush Administrations and Chief Washington Correspondent.
Sanger has twice been a member of Times teams that won the Pulitzer Prize, first for the investigation into the causes of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, and later for investigations into the struggles within the Clinton Administration over technology exports to China. He also is a senior fellow in the Press and National Security at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Univeresity’s Kennedy School of Government, where he co-teaches the course “Central Challenges in American National Security, Strategy and the Press.’’ He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group.
Sanger is visiting the School as part of its Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Leadership through Mentorship Program.
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