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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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15 May 2017

North Korea fires missile that lands in sea near Russia

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea, defying calls to curb its weapons programme, fired a ballistic missile that landed in the sea near Russia on Sunday in a launch the United States called a message to South Korea days after its new president took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue. | Video

12 May 2017

Security situation in Afghanistan likely to get worse: U.S. intel chief

WASHINGTON The security situation in Afghanistan will further deteriorate even if there is a modest increase in U.S. military support for the war-torn country, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump's administration weighs sending more forces to Afghanistan.

04 May 2017

U.S. military to pitch revised Afghan war plan to Trump in next week

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Thursday it will offer recommendations on the war in Afghanistan to President Donald Trump within the next week, amid expectations of a request for thousands of more troops to break a stalemate with Taliban insurgents.

01 May 2017

THAAD missile defense system initially capable in S.Korea - sources

WASHINGTON The U.S. military's THAAD missile defense system in South Korea has reached an initial operating capability to defend against North Korean missiles, U.S. officials said on Monday, forging ahead with the system despite staunch objections from China.

29 Apr 2017

Friendly fire may have killed U.S. troops in Afghanistan - Pentagon

WASHINGTON Two U.S. special operations forces soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday may have been struck by friendly fire in an operation targeting the emir of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Friday.

28 Apr 2017

Risk of deeper involvement as U.S. weighs its options in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON As President Donald Trump's administration drafts an Afghanistan policy, U.S. officials are seeking a way to reverse gains by militant groups without wading deeper into a 15-year-long war that has no end in sight.

25 Apr 2017

Top U.S. general in Afghanistan sees Russia sending weapons to Taliban

KABUL The head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan said on Monday he was "not refuting" reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban.

24 Apr 2017

Afghan defence chief quits over attack; U.S. warns of "another tough year"

KABUL Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was "under no illusions" about the problems facing the country. | Video

24 Apr 2017

Top U.S. general in Afghanistan sees Russia sending weapons to Taliban

KABUL The head of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan said on Monday he was "not refuting" reports that Russia was providing support, including weapons, to the Taliban.

24 Apr 2017

U.S. defence secretary in Afghanistan as U.S. looks to craft policy

KABUL U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on Monday as President Donald Trump's administration looks to construct its strategy for the war-torn country, where resurgent Taliban militants continue to make gains.

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