Ernesto Londoño
Correspondent

Ernesto Londoño covers the Pentagon for the Washington Post. Before starting that beat in Sept. 2012, he was a roving foreign correspondent in the Middle East. Londoño’s first overseas assignment was in Baghdad, where he worked from April 2008 to April 2010. He was later based in Cairo, covering news in the Arab world and Afghanistan. Before going overseas, Londoño covered criminal justice in suburban Maryland for the Post. Prior to joining the paper, Londoño worked at the Dallas Morning News, where he covered immigration. Londoño was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia.

Latest by Ernesto Londoño

Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine crisis

Obama and Putin discuss Ukraine crisis

The United States urges Russia to withdraw troops from the border and “defuse tensions.”

Hagel gets a gift horse from Mongolian hosts on Asia trip

Hagel gets a gift horse from Mongolian hosts on Asia trip

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was presented with a horse when he met with his counterpart in Mongolia.

U.S., China differences are clear during Hagel visit

U.S., China differences are clear during Hagel visit

Even as the defense secretary calls for more cooperation, conflict over China’s regional policies surfaces.

Hagel cautions China on eve of his first Beijing visit

Hagel cautions China on eve of his first Beijing visit

“Coercion and intimidation is a deadly thing,” defense secretary says in Japan.