Greg Jaffe

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The administration is facing pressure to confront Iran’s use of proxy militant groups across the Middle East.

  • Mar 28, 2015

New airstrikes in Iraq and a freeze on troop withdrawals in Afghanistan are at odds with his long-term approach.

  • Mar 25, 2015

The president agreed to keep about 9,800 troops in the country through the end of this year.

  • Mar 24, 2015

The dinner is an effort to “get everyone on the same page,” said an organizer.

  • Mar 23, 2015

The president is expected to keep as many as 5,000 more U.S. troops there over the next year.

  • Mar 22, 2015

The White House, rejecting the reversal, suggested that it might shift U.S. policy toward Israel.

  • Mar 19, 2015

“The politics of it got tough and people got scared by the rhetoric around it,” the president said. “Once that set in, the path of least resistance was to leave it open even though it is not who we are as a country.“

  • Mar 18, 2015

Josh Earnest said the administration was “deeply concerned” about the Israeli leader’s pre-election rhetoric seeking “to marginalize Arab-Israeli citizens.“

  • Mar 18, 2015

The president has been accused of not being engaged enough on problems at Veterans Affairs.

  • Mar 13, 2015

Phoenix visit was an opportunity to offer condolences to Carl and Marsha Mueller, whose daughter was killed last month, the White House said.

  • Mar 13, 2015
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Greg Jaffe covers the military for The Washington Post, where he has been since March 2009. Prior to the Post, he was a reporter with The Wall Street Journal from 1995-2008. He began covering the military for the Journal in January 2000. He began his career at the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser.
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