Greg Jaffe
Staff Writer

Greg Jaffe covers the military for The Washington Post where he has been since March 2009. Prior to the Post, he was a reporter with The Wall Street Journal from 1995-2008. He began covering the military for the Journal in January 2000. He began his career at the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser.

Latest by Greg Jaffe

U.S. wages modest fight against Islamic State

U.S. wages modest fight against Islamic State

Obama administration’s response has mostly consisted of limiting U.S. military’s intervention.

U.S. sending weapons directly to Kurdish forces

Arms being supplied by CIA in effort to stem advances by Islamic State in northern Iraq, officials say.

A businessman’s guiding hand at the VA?

A businessman’s guiding hand at the VA?

Robert McDonald’s time at Procter & Gamble included recession-fueled challenges and his own stumbles.

As Iraqi city faces battle, ex-mayor tries to keep the peace — by phone

As Iraqi city faces battle, ex-mayor tries to keep the peace — by phone

Exiled in the U.S., Najim Abed al-Jabouri tries the best he can to keep one city together in a country that is under increasing siege.