Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The two nations are set to resume talks Friday in Washington on the restoration of diplomatic relations.

  • Feb 25, 2015

In Senate testimony, he discusses the debates on those issues but doesn’t give clues about the outcomes.

  • Feb 24, 2015

The Obama administration says it moved quickly while the speed of the operation frustrated others.

  • Feb 14, 2015

It’s unclear if the new diplomatic opening with the U.S. will be an economic boon for Havana.

  • Feb 14, 2015

The president said the request is “not the authorization of another ground war.”

  • Feb 11, 2015

The measure, if approved, would not ban limited boots on the ground and would expire in three years.

  • Feb 11, 2015

The claim that humanitarian worker Kayla Mueller, 26, was killed could not be immediately verified.

  • Feb 6, 2015

Obama reconfirms a plan that puts American values on par with military muscle in advancing the nation’s interests and protecting it from threats.

  • Feb 6, 2015

At a Senate subcommitee hearing, Marco Rubio and Robert Menendez continue to question Obama’s policy.

  • Feb 3, 2015

Where many government opponents in Cuba see opportunity in normalization, others see only betrayal.

  • Feb 2, 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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