Karen DeYoung
Staff Writer

Karen DeYoung is associate editor and senior national security correspondent for the Washington Post. In more than three decades at the paper, she has served as bureau chief in Latin America and London and correspondent covering the the White House, U.S. foreign policy and the intelligence community, as well as assistant managing editor for national news, national editor and foreign editor. She has won numerous awards for national and international reporting and is the author of “Soldier,” a biography of Colin Powell.

Latest by Karen DeYoung

The day a Malaysian plane is shot from the sky

The day a Malaysian plane is shot from the sky

A Malaysian plane carrying 298 people tumbled from the sky, onto land claimed by two nations.

U.S. could do more to intercept militants, Pakistan says

A Pakistani official says U.S. forces in Afghanistan should ‘not permit these people to disappear.’

Effort for new government in Iraq on track, official says

Effort for new government in Iraq on track, official says

The administration’s point man spoke of an “ongoing process” that includes several initiatives.

U.S. spying continues to puzzle Germany

U.S. spying continues to puzzle Germany

Officials in the Merkel government say questions remain unanswered a year after revelations on surveillance.