Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The seizure of the leader of the Division 30 rebel group is a setback for U.S. plans.

  • Jul 30, 2015

Though not invited, Kerry showed up to a Senate hearing to defend the nuclear agreement he negotiated.

  • Jul 29, 2015

The agreement is expected to ramp up the U.S.-led air war against the Islamic State, according to officials.

  • Jul 26, 2015

Inspector general of the intelligence agencies acknowledged sending a “referral” to the Justice Department.

  • Jul 24, 2015

The agreement comes as Turkish troops trade fire with Islamic State militants on the Syrian border.

  • Jul 23, 2015

Republicans denounced what they called a flawed agreement, leaving little apparent room for compromise.

  • Jul 23, 2015

The Cuban flag is placed in the State Department as the countries end their diplomatic estrangement.

  • Jul 20, 2015

The agreement to curb Iran’s program isn’t perfect, diplomats say, but it accomplishes its aim.

  • Jul 17, 2015

On Monday, Cuba’s foreign minister will raise the flag in front of the D.C. mansion that will again be Havana’s embassy.

  • Jul 17, 2015

In a statement issued by the White House on the eve of the 100th anniversary of what he called the Meds Yeghern, Armenian for “great calamity,” Obama referred to it as a “massacre,” a “terrible carnage,” “horrific violence” and a “dark chapter of history.”

  • Apr 23, 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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