Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Lawmakers are divided on whether the CIA or the Pentagon should run certain counterterrorism operations.

  • May 5, 2015

GOP leaders, blaming the Democrats, have effectively announced the demise of the effort.

  • Apr 30, 2015

The Gulf emirate agreed to keep tabs on the officials for one year, but Qatari supervision is slated to end May 31.

  • Apr 30, 2015

The nations moved ahead without the U.S. after worries that the White House has other concerns, officials said.

  • Apr 29, 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

Houthi rebels said they will only resume a political dialogue if the air attacks stop.

  • Apr 22, 2015

U.S. and Turkey continue to disagree over whether opposition force should be authorized to target Assad’s military.

  • Apr 20, 2015

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
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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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