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Andrew Finkel

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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 22 2014

From democrat to autocrat: NATO ally turns back on group’s ideals

Police stage a dawn raid on a large-circulation newspaper armed with warrants to take the editor-in-chief into custody.

Nov 10 2014

It’s no love match, but divorce is not an option for U.S. and Turkey

The post-1945 history of Turkey-U.S. relations has been of two NATO allies arguing at cross purposes. Not much has changed since then

Oct 13 2014

Staying on the sidelines: In fight for Kobani, Turkey doesn’t see any good guys

The Turkish government sees no difference between the militant Islamists besieging the city and the militant Kurds defending it.

Sep 18 2014

A NATO ally stays on sidelines of fight against Islamic State

Few countries are in a better position than Turkey to help the United States fight Islamic State. The moderate Islamic country shares a 750 mile border with Syria, is a NATO member and a long-time ally of America. But don’t hold your breath for Turkey’s support.


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