Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The Obama administration was told days in advance about the Saudi plan.

  • Mar 26, 2015

The Obama administration announces it will provide intelligence, logistical support to the operation.

  • Mar 25, 2015

Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance’s priority is supporting the month-old deal, not providing lethal aid to Kiev.

  • Mar 25, 2015

Officials said the airstrikes came at the request of Baghdad, not Iranian-backed militias fighting for the city.

  • Mar 25, 2015

The president said he took Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu “at his word” when the prime minister promised voters that there would be no Palestinian State while he was the leader of the Jewish state.

  • Mar 24, 2015

Havana is pressing the Obama administration to be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

  • Mar 13, 2015

Officials say the open letter has been counterproductive and come at a sensitive time in the nuclear talks.

  • Mar 13, 2015

The three-year limit in the White House’s proposed authorization for war against the Islamic State has little to do with how long the fight might take, officials said.

  • Mar 11, 2015

Even the opposition rejects the “extraordinary threat” language of Obama’s order.

  • Mar 11, 2015

As the dispute deepened, Caracas learned that it was a “national security” threat.

  • Mar 9, 2015
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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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