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Anna Schecter


Anna Schecter is a senior producer in the NBC News Investigations Unit.

Anna Schecter is a senior producer in the NBC News Investigations Unit.

Latest from Anna Schecter

Biden officials worry that Israeli response to Iran's attack may trigger wider war

Some top U.S. officials are worried that Israel may respond hastily to Iran’s unprecedented drone and missile attacks and provoke a wider regional conflict that the U.S. could get dragged into.
12d ago

Linwei Ding was a Google software engineer. He was also a prolific thief of trade secrets, say prosecutors.

The Linwei Ding case illustrates what U.S. officials say is an ongoing nightmare: Google and other top U.S. tech firms have had their pockets picked by China.
23d ago

U.S. and U.K. announce sanctions over China-linked hacks on election watchdog and lawmakers

The U.S. and British governments on Monday announced sanctions against a company and two people linked to the Chinese government over a string of malicious cyberactivity targeting the U.K.’s election watchdog and lawmakers in both countries.

U.N. finds 'clear and convincing' information that hostages have been raped in Gaza

A senior U.N. official said the organization found “reasonable grounds to believe” accounts of rape and gang rape during Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

Biden admin carefully ramps up criticism of Israel over the Gaza war but stops short of cutting off military aid

The Biden administration has airdropped aid to Gaza, welcomed Netanyahu’s rival to the White House and very carefully sharpened criticism of Israel’s offensive in Gaza. But it remains reluctant to cut off military aid.

As Gaza death toll tops 30,000, is Israel on the path to victory or quagmire?

As the death toll in Gaza tops 30,000 and international criticism mounts, Israeli forces believe they are on the path to victory against Hamas. Are they?

Sailing away? Israeli leaders have discussed an Arafat-style exit for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar

Israel would let Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar sail into exile in exchange for the release of all hostages and an end to the Hamas government in Gaza.

U.N. workers played a direct role in Oct. 7 Hamas attack, Israeli intelligence says

At least 12 employees of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees participated in or supported the Oct. 7 terrorist attack on Israel, according to Israeli intelligence dossiers.

How Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar stays one step ahead of the Israeli military

As four months after the Oct. 7 attack approaches, the Hamas leader most wanted by Israel is believed to be alive, underground and surrounded by hostages.

Hostage talks continue as Israel rejects Hamas demand for full IDF withdrawal and a permanent cease-fire

A Hamas official told NBC News that the group will not move forward until they are promised an end to the war and the withdrawal of all Israeli forces from Gaza.

Families say return of hostages should come before destroying Hamas

Hagar Brodutch is haunted by many memories of her 51 days in Hamas captivity, but teaching her children to cry without making a sound is the most searing.