The Washington Post

Ellen Nakashima

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The arrests were carried out before President Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit and may have occurred to avoid sanctions.

  • Oct 9, 2015

Instead, the administration will try to persuade companies to help law enforcement still access data.

  • Oct 8, 2015

The ruling will affect more than 4,400 companies that rely on the pact to move data back and forth across the Atlantic to support trade and jobs.

  • Oct 6, 2015

James R. Clapper Jr. tells a Senate panel why punishing foreign governments wouldn’t be wise.

  • Sep 29, 2015

The agreement between Obama and Xi Jinping seeks to confront threats to economic and national security.

  • Sep 25, 2015

The accord comes as the U.S. was ready to impose sanctions on Chinese companies stealing American intellectual property.

  • Sep 25, 2015

Each possible technical solution to encryption brings its own problems, a working group finds.

  • Sep 24, 2015

Foreign governments are targeting lawmakers and staffers to obtain intelligence.

  • Sep 22, 2015

Officials at the White House are weighing whether to publicly reject a law requiring decryption of phones.

  • Sep 16, 2015

American and Chinese officials reached an agreement on several cybersecurity issues in a meeting last week.

  • Sep 14, 2015
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Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post. She focuses on issues relating to intelligence, technology and civil liberties. She previously served as a Southeast Asia correspondent for the paper. She wrote about the presidential candidacy of Al Gore and co-authored a biography of Gore, and has also covered federal agencies, Virginia state politics and local affairs. She joined the Post in 1995.
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