Jason Ukman is the lead writer and editor for Checkpoint Washington, The Washington Post’s blog on diplomacy, intelligence and military affairs. Jason joined The Post in the summer of 2001. He spent seven years on the foreign desk, editing coverage from Latin America and East Asia, as well as from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. He previously served as the paper’s deputy national security editor and as economics editor.
Obama administration seeks $46.2 billion for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, $1.6 billion less than it requested for fiscal 2014.
“Sponsor” of new vessel will be Roxanna Green, the mother of Christina-Taylor Green, the 9-year-old girl who was killed in the Tuscon shooting
Former SEAL who oversaw raid to kill Osama bin Laden will be guest of first lady Michelle Obama.
The senior American military officer tasked with rooting out corruption in Afghanistan says officials there recognize the costs of inaction.