Steven Mufson
Reporter

Steven Mufson is a staff writer covering energy and other financial news. He has worked at the Post since 1989 and has been its chief economic policy writer, Beijing correspondent, diplomatic correspondent and deputy editor of the weekly Outlook section. Earlier, he spent six years working for The Wall Street Journal in New York, London and Johannesburg and wrote a book about the 1980s uprisings in South Africa’s black townships.

Latest by Steven Mufson

CBO: Payments on federal debt will triple over coming decade

CBO: Payments on federal debt will triple over coming decade

The deficit’s down, but red flags are on the horizon.

U.S.-Saudi relationship put to test
in a time of Middle East instability

U.S.-Saudi relationship put to test <br>in a time of Middle East instability

A shared focus on the Islamic State has mollified Saudi Arabia’s frustration with U.S. policies.

Mutual need fuels U.S.-Saudi relationship

Mutual need fuels U.S.-Saudi relationship

Obama’s upcoming visit to mourn King Abdullah will allow him to reach out to King Salman as the U.S. firms up ties in the fight against the Islamic State.

Obama’s visit to India spurs hope for better relations

Obama’s visit to India spurs hope for better relations

Two big goals are opening up India’s economy for U.S. businesses and limiting greenhouse gas emissions.