Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


U.S. trade and tourism are expected to grow with the historic decision to mend diplomatic ties, and some are scrambling to position themselves as first in line.

  • Dec 18, 2014

Avril D. Haines will return to the White House, where she previously served as deputy legal counsel.

  • Dec 18, 2014

In addition to reopening the embassy in Havana, the administration plans on relaxing trade and financial restrictions and reviewing Cuba’s status as a state sponsor of terrorism.

  • Dec 17, 2014

It started with an American overture and a series of nine meetings in Canada. Later, the pope intervened.

  • Dec 17, 2014

They observed harsh methods used against terrorism suspects, but not much shows that they intervened.

  • Dec 13, 2014

The authorization is good for three years and prohibits ground combat troops.

  • Dec 11, 2014

After trekking almost seven miles in the darkness, Navy SEALs came under fire within 300 feet of the compound where American Luke Somers and South African Pierre Korkie were held.

  • Dec 6, 2014

The Senate Intelligence panel’s summary on CIA methods may have foreign policy implications, he said.

  • Dec 5, 2014

Abd al-Baset Azzouz, a Libyan national, was reportedly captured Nov. 13 in an operation in Turkey.

  • Dec 5, 2014

A $60 million accord will benefit those who were transported to Nazi death camps by the state rail firm SNCF.

  • Dec 5, 2014
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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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