The Washington Post

Karen DeYoung

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The candidate’s grasp of foreign policy had come under increased scrutiny since the Paris terror attacks.

  • Nov 27, 2015

Criticism of tactics and goals — and charges of outright lying — leave little room for eventual cooperation.

  • Nov 25, 2015

Obama administration would like to see European aircraft over Syria and special operations troops on ground.

  • Nov 24, 2015

He held talks with the French president in efforts to strengthen pressure against the Islamic State.

  • Nov 24, 2015

The French president arrives in Washington on Tuesday to meet with President Obama.

  • Nov 23, 2015

Hollande will visit Washington and Moscow to press for coordinated actions against the Islamic State.

  • Nov 18, 2015

Secretary of State John F. Kerry said a ‘big transition for Syria’ may be just weeks away.

  • Nov 17, 2015

Also at the G-20 summit, Obama confronts questions about his policies on Syria and the Islamic State.

  • Nov 16, 2015

The U.S. secretary of state is scheduled to meet Tuesday with President Francois Hollande.

  • Nov 16, 2015

Putin and Obama will meet Monday evening for their first extended one-on-one session in over a year.

  • Sep 28, 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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