About Dan @DanSagalyn
Daniel Sagalyn is PBS NewsHour's Deputy Foreign Affairs and Defense Editor.
Dan’s Recent Stories
World Mar 16There can’t be another war on the Korean peninsula, says South Korean foreign minister: ‘You have to negotiate’
In an exclusive interview, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha tells Judy Woodruff that they are cautiously optimistic that possible talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump would be a breakthrough for a peaceful resolution. They…
World Mar 08The inside story of America’s longest war
Many books have covered the war in South Asia, but Steve Coll’s “Directorate S: The CIA and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001–2016” reveals new information about military mistakes, missed diplomatic opportunities, failed negotiations with the Taliban and…
Health Jan 10Biden addresses possible link between son’s fatal brain cancer and toxic military burn pits
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he thinks toxins found in smoke from burning waste at U.S. military installations in Iraq and at other facilities abroad could “play a significant role” in causing veterans' cancer.
World May 29One doctor’s war against global organ trafficking
Dr. Francis Delmonico, a Harvard Medical School professor, has spent more than a decade leading the fight to establish global ethics principles that govern how human organs are obtained and transplanted.
Nation Dec 08The chaos and fog of the first night of Marine Corps boot camp
On Day 1, scores of young men and women arrive at Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina, to begin the process of becoming Marines.
World Sep 02Uzbek president is dead at age 78, government says
The government of Uzbekistan announced Friday that its president has died at age 78.
World Apr 13You can bake a Hot Pocket on board a B-52 nuclear bomber. Seriously.
During long hours of training, or on actual bombing missions, the crew of a B-52 bomber needs sustenance. Luckily this classic aircraft comes complete with a vinatge oven. It has two settings: 400 degrees and off.
Nation Feb 27See inside the underground bunker that could launch a nuclear war
MINOT, N.D. — During the Cold War, the United States developed a vast nuclear arsenal with weapons on aircraft, submarines and land-based missiles. These three ways of delivering nuclear weapons became known as the triad, with the Soviet Union was…
World Dec 24Military men and women recite ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’
Watch U.S. service men and women stationed all over the world recite lines from the beloved holiday poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas." Special thanks to the Pentagin's Defense Media Activity department for this heartwarming piece. We hope you all…
World Nov 05Photos: What an $8B nuclear bomb upgrade looks like
Designing and building nuclear bombs is one of the U.S. government’s most secretive activities. But the PBS NewsHour recently was granted unprecedented access to a number of highly classified facilities, where the world’s most destructive weapons are now being updated…