Latest from Karen DeYoung

Biden will withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021

The military exit will be completed by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that first drew the United States into its longest war.
  • Apr 13, 2021

U.S. prepares for further talks with Iran as Tehran blames Israel for attack on nuclear facility

Officials in Tehran described a blackout that damaged centrifuges at the Natanz facility as an act of “nuclear terrorism.”
  • Apr 12, 2021

U.S. willing to lift sanctions imposed on Iran by Trump that are ‘inconsistent’ with 2015 nuclear deal, senior Biden administration official says

Iran is demanding the lifting of all U.S. sanctions imposed since 2017 — a complicated proposition because not all are nuclear-related.
  • Apr 9, 2021

White House border coordinator to step down soon

Roberta Jacobson, a former ambassador to Mexico, leaves amid a crisis at the border that the administration is struggling to address.
  • Apr 9, 2021

China has made big vaccine promises. When they come up short, nations struggle.

In dozens of places, such as Turkey, China has outsize influence over how the pandemic battle is faring.
  • Apr 7, 2021

U.S. begins indirect talks with Iran Tuesday on reentering nuclear deal

Iran has demanded that the U.S. unilaterally lift a host of sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.
  • Apr 5, 2021

E.U. to chair meeting of world powers and Iran on U.S. rejoining nuclear deal

The U.S. will not attend the virtual gathering but the Biden administration described the event as a “positive step.”
  • Apr 1, 2021

Biden enviará vacunas excedentes a México, mientras Estados Unidos busca ayuda para controlar la inmigración

El gobierno de Joe Biden ha acordado suministrarle a México dosis excedentes de vacunas AstraZeneca contra el COVID-19, mientras México se moviliza para ayudar a Estados Unidos a contener un aumento de la migración en su frontera sur.
  • Mar 19, 2021

Biden will send Mexico surplus vaccine, as U.S. seeks help on immigration enforcement

Mexico wants doses. Biden needs assistance at the border. The two countries are preparing to announce an agreement but say it’s not a quid pro quo.
  • Mar 18, 2021

United States and Iran warily circle each other over reactivating nuclear deal

Both sides have been unable even to talk to each other about what each says it wants.
  • Mar 14, 2021