Jason Ukman
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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.

Latest by Jason Ukman

State Dept. budget proposal includes $4.6 billion to secure diplomatic facilities overseas

State Dept. budget proposal  includes $4.6 billion to secure diplomatic facilities overseas

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.

Navy ship to be named for Gabrielle Giffords

“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

Adm. McRaven gets a spot at State of the Union

Former SEAL who oversaw raid to kill Osama bin Laden will be guest of first lady Michelle Obama.

McMaster: Afghan anti-corruption drive is working

The senior American military officer tasked with rooting out corruption in Afghanistan says officials there recognize the costs of inaction.