Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A Clinton aide supplied the e-mails to the House panel investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

  • Jun 25, 2015

Officials believe Ali Awni al-Harzi, a Tunisian, was involved in the 2012 Libya attacks before fighting in Iraq.

  • Jun 23, 2015

The NSC staff has doubled under Obama, leading to complaints that it is slow and unwieldy.

  • Jun 22, 2015

Talks between the Colombian government and the FARC are threatened by renewed fighting.

  • Jun 22, 2015

The U.S. embargo continues to impede agricultural exports to the island.

  • Jun 18, 2015

Weeks of strident statements on both sides of the border had worried American officials.

  • Jun 16, 2015

Key lawmakers have moved to slash the budget for an operation to train and arm rebels by as much as 20 percent, a move that U.S. officials said reflects skepticism about the program and the White House’s strategy in the Middle East.

  • Jun 12, 2015

The expulsion of Save the Children is just the latest in a months-long campaign.

  • Jun 12, 2015

Advocates and critics of a nuclear agreement with Iran are focused on swaying opinion in Congress.

  • Jun 11, 2015

In a statement issued by the White House on the eve of the 100th anniversary of what he called the Meds Yeghern, Armenian for “great calamity,” Obama referred to it as a “massacre,” a “terrible carnage,” “horrific violence” and a “dark chapter of history.”

  • Apr 23, 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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