William Booth
Correspondent

William Booth is bureau chief for Jerusalem. His recent work has focused on the violence and instability created by drug trafficking and the fight against it. Booth served as bureau chief in Mexico, Miami and Los Angeles, and as pop culture correspondent for the Style section, trying to make sense of Paris Hilton. He has covered armed conflict in Libya, Iraq, Haiti, and the Balkans. Before coming to the Post, Booth wrote for Science magazine. He was awarded a Vannevar Bush Fellowship at MIT and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. He was on the Post’s Pulitzer-finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings.

Latest by William Booth

U.S. pledges aid to Ukraine, sends troops to E. Europe

U.S. pledges aid to Ukraine, sends troops to E. Europe

Biden, in Kiev, says money will help government hold election and defy Russian economic pressure.

As Biden lands, Moscow warns Kiev to back off

As Biden lands, Moscow warns Kiev to back off

The Russian foreign minister vows to halt what he calls Ukraine’s deliberate pursuit of civil war.

Shooting at checkpoint raises tensions in eastern Ukraine

Shooting at checkpoint raises tensions in eastern Ukraine

The mayor of the city of Slovyansk asks Russia to send “peacekeepers” after gunfight ends an Easter truce.

Palestinian Christians kept from holy site, U.N. envoy says

Palestinian Christians kept from holy site, U.N. envoy says

Israeli police say the annual Saturday of Light event in Jerusalem’s Old City proceeded “respectfully.”