The Washington Post

Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Russia and the United States agree that the conflict in Syria must be resolved, but the question is how.

  • Feb 13, 2016

Some think tanks called the plan a victory for Russia. And the deadline to stop bombing is still a week away.

  • Feb 12, 2016

The deal reached in day-long talks in Munich will allow humanitarian aid to reach besieged areas.

  • Feb 11, 2016

Last-gasp talks to forge a political settlement and focus all forces on the Islamic State are to be held Thursday.

  • Feb 9, 2016

He says Libyans must form a government, and it must request assistance, before the West moves.

  • Feb 8, 2016

Russian bombing continues around Aleppo as the administration calls for an end to airstrikes and fighting.

  • Feb 5, 2016

The former Republican secretary of state disagrees with State Department assessment that personal emails were “classified.”

  • Feb 5, 2016

Kerry says a delay in Syrian peace talks is only temporary.

  • Feb 4, 2016

Opposition delegations had insisted that bombing of civilian areas by Russia and Assad’s government end in order to start talks.

  • Feb 3, 2016

The rapid resolution of the incident, which was brokered by Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, appeared to avert a potential flash point just as Iran and world powers moved toward implementation of a nuclear deal expected within the next few days.

  • Jan 13, 2016
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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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