David E. Sanger, The New York Times

David E. Sanger

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Past articles by David:

Biden Seeks Swift Effort to Bring Finland and Sweden Into NATO

Speedy approval seems likely among most members of the alliance in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but Turkey’s objections remain a sticking point. → Read More

Finland, Neutral but Nervous, Discusses Defense With Biden

“We usually don’t start wars,” President Sauli Niinisto of Finland said as the leaders spoke amid the war in Ukraine. → Read More

Is Biden’s Strategy With Putin Working, or Goading Moscow to War?

The Biden administration’s goal is to cut the Russians off at each turn by exposing their plans. But Russian President Vladimir V. Putin says that approach could spark a conflict. → Read More

U.S. and NATO Respond to Putin’s Demands as Ukraine Tensions Mount

The formal responses offered President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia a choice: negotiate or risk facing punishing economic sanctions. → Read More

Biden and Xi Jinping of China Agree to Hold a Virtual Summit

The agreement is a recognition of the dangers of going a year into a presidential term without a formal meeting between the leaders of the world’s two largest economies. → Read More

U.S. Agrees to Release Huawei Executive in Case That Strained Ties With China

China reciprocated within hours, freeing two Canadians, a notable resolution in a relationship that has been spiraling downward. → Read More

Rebuking Biden, Iran’s Chief Diplomat Demands More Sanctions Relief

The foreign minister for Iran’s new hard-line government said it would demand a higher price for limiting its nuclear program than it did in the 2015 deal. → Read More

The Biden administration is combating ransomware with a crackdown on cryptocurrency payments.

Previewing its new approach, the Treasury Department announced sanctions against a virtual currency exchange called Suex. → Read More

Iran Nears an Atomic Milestone

Edging close to a bomb’s worth of fuel is seen as a tactic to pressure the Biden administration into agreeing to a quick renewal of the 2015 nuclear deal. → Read More

Biden Speaks With Xi Amid Low Point in U.S.-China Relations

The call was only the second time the leaders had spoken since President Biden’s inauguration. The lack of communication was a measure of the rising tensions between the two countries. → Read More

Eager to Shift Narrative, Biden Team Puts Airlift in Historical Context

In describing evacuation efforts, President Biden has referred to the Berlin airlift more than 70 years ago, in which food was flown into a city whose access had been choked off by the Soviet Union. → Read More

Biden’s Foreign Policy Priorities.

How Afghanistan fits into President Biden’s foreign policy plans, and how he could salvage the withdrawal. → Read More

Taliban Sweep in Afghanistan Follows Years of U.S. Miscalculations

An Afghan military that did not believe in itself and a U.S. effort that Mr. Biden, and most Americans, no longer believed in brought an ignoble end to America’s longest war. → Read More

Mystery Attacks on Diplomats Leave Scores of Victims but Still Little Evidence

While the leading theory in the “Havana syndrome” cases is directed microwave attacks, a classified session for senior government officials said months of investigation were inconclusive. → Read More

U.S. Formally Accuses China of Hacking Microsoft

The Biden administration is also expected to organize a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world, but stop short of taking concrete punitive steps. → Read More

Attempted Hack of R.N.C. and Russian Ransomware Attack Test Biden

The breach of a Republican National Committee contractor, also linked to Russia, and the global ransomware attack occurred weeks after a U.S.-Russian summit. → Read More

After Biden Meets Putin, U.S. Exposes Details of Russian Hacking Campaign

The statement is a first challenge to Mr. Putin since the Geneva summit, where Mr. Biden demanded that he rein in the constant cyberattacks directed at American targets. → Read More

Biden Live News: Updates on Infrastructure Plan, Capito and Inflation

The new order includes firms engaged in making and deploying the surveillance technology used against Muslim minorities and dissidents around the globe. George P. Bush, son of Jeb, is running for Texas attorney general. → Read More

Russia Appears to Carry Out Hack Through System Used by U.S. Aid Agency

Microsoft reported that it had detected the intrusion and that the same hackers behind the earlier SolarWinds attack were responsible. → Read More

U.S. Is Said to Have Unexamined Intelligence to Pore Over on Virus Origins

Intelligence officials have told the White House that computer analysis may shed light on the mystery. → Read More