Greg Jaffe

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Hagel worked behind the scenes but seemed overly deferential to generals in top-level strategy meetings, officials said.

  • Nov 24, 2014

As the war in Afghanistan wanes, the troops deploying for a final tour are heading out with a different focus, finding they still have a long way to go.

  • Nov 22, 2014

Presidential speeches, interviews, appearances by Cabinet members and massive digitial outreach planned.

  • Nov 21, 2014

The commander is assessing air support, the pace of the drawdown and a future security presence.

  • Nov 17, 2014

The president, in his weekly radio address, says “we can’t give in to hysteria or fear.”

  • Oct 18, 2014

In the Kurdish capital, expats drawn by the oil boom enjoy Americana and raise money for refugees.

  • Oct 3, 2014

Robert Carlson bears mental wounds from years in combat. Now he is sentenced to eight years in prison.

  • Sep 20, 2014

The U.S. strategy to combat the Islamic State leans on the Kurds, but they have problems of their own.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Confirmation vote gives the U.S. an opening to expand its role in fighting the Islamic State.

  • Sep 8, 2014

The troops were aided by U.S. airstrikes, marking a sharp escalation of the American military campaign.

  • Sep 7, 2014
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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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