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.

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Diplomats reach deal on defusing Ukraine crisis

Diplomats reach deal on defusing Ukraine crisis

“Compromise, of sorts” calls for both sides to end provocation; Western officials doubt Russian commitment.

Syrian opposition fighters obtain U.S. antitank missiles

Syrian opposition fighters obtain U.S. antitank missiles

U.S. officials declined to discuss the origin of the weapons but did not dispute that the rebels have them.

U.S. expectations low ahead of talks with Russia, Ukraine

U.S. expectations low ahead of talks with Russia, Ukraine

Secretary of State John F. Kerry is in Geneva for meetings aimed at pressuring Russia to pull back.

U.S. considers more sanctions against Russia

U.S. considers more sanctions against Russia

Officials hope that a diplomatic gathering scheduled for later this week in Geneva will reduce tensions.