Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Haider al-Abadi said that airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition were crucial in the fight against the Islamic State.

  • Apr 16, 2015

President Hassan Rouhani says the Senate committee’s vote is a domestic U.S. matter.

  • Apr 15, 2015

Haider al-Abadi, visiting the U.S., questioned the logic and aims of Saudi military operations in the country.

  • Apr 15, 2015

The long-awaited decision effectively clears the way for the U.S. and Cuba to reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington.

  • Apr 14, 2015

The compromise would give Congress power to review Obama’s deal with Iran.

  • Apr 14, 2015

“I want to work with them so that Congress can look at this deal when it’s done,” he said.

  • Apr 11, 2015

Reconciliation between the U.S. and Cuba will happen much sooner than reconciliation among Cubans

  • Apr 11, 2015

After a historic meeting with Cuban President Raúl Castro, Obama said the nations’ immediate task is to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana after decades of official estrangement.

  • Apr 11, 2015

The leaders are meeting today at the Summit of the Americas, the first such encounter between the U.S. and Cuba in more than 50 years. Friday, they greeted each other and shook hands.

  • Apr 10, 2015

“I still have all the albums,” Obama, in rolled up shirtsleeves, said as he toured the home of the Jamaican reggae great.

  • Apr 8, 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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