Ellen Nakashima

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A bipartisan group of senators want new sanctions legislation on Iran despite White House objections.

  • Jan 21, 2015

  • Jan 19, 2015

Justice Department acknowledges law enforcement swept up records from phone companies until 2013.

  • Jan 16, 2015

The shelving of “The Interview” made freedom of speech a victim of the cyberattack, tipping the scales.

  • Jan 15, 2015

The proposal also includes measures that would help protect consumers and students.

  • Jan 12, 2015

Social media firm says U.S. violated its right to disclose the scope of the government’s requests for user data.

  • Jan 10, 2015

Citing new evidence, he said he had “high confidence” that North Korea was behind the cyberattack.

  • Jan 7, 2015

The United States for the first time laid blame on a foreign government for a destructive cyberattack.

  • Dec 19, 2014

White House spokesman says the U.S. is weighing a “proportional” response to the cyberattack.

  • Dec 18, 2014

Hackers have said there would be wide-scale attacks and promised “a bitter fate” for the moviegoers.

  • Dec 17, 2014
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Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post. She focuses on issues relating to intelligence, technology and civil liberties. She previously served as a Southeast Asia correspondent for the paper. She wrote about the presidential candidacy of Al Gore and co-authored a biography of Gore, and has also covered federal agencies, Virginia state politics and local affairs. She joined the Post in 1995.
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