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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jul 14 2018

U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure

WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence chief warned on Friday that the threat was growing for a devastating cyber assault on critical U.S. infrastructure, saying the "warning lights are blinking red again" nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Jul 13 2018

U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure

WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence chief warned on Friday that the threat was growing for a devastating cyber assault on critical U.S. infrastructure, saying the "warning lights are blinking red again" nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Jul 11 2018

Exclusive: After discouraging year, U.S. officials expect review of Afghan strategy

WASHINGTON The United States is preparing to undertake a review of its strategy in Afghanistan, U.S. officials told Reuters, a year after President Donald Trump begrudgingly agreed to extend America's involvement in the 17-year-old war. | Video

Jun 22 2018

Yemen's Houthis indicate willingness to hand over port to U.N. - sources

WASHINGTON Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have indicated they would be willing to hand over management of Hodeidah port to the United Nations, a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis, sources familiar with the efforts said.

Jun 21 2018

Yemen's Houthis indicate willingness to hand over port to U.N. -sources

WASHINGTON, June 21 Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have indicated they would be willing to hand over management of Hodeidah port to the United Nations, a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis, sources familiar with the efforts said.

Jun 19 2018

Prospects for U.S.-Taliban talks rise after Afghan ceasefire

KABUL/WASHINGTON Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks.

Jun 19 2018

After Afghan ceasefire gamble, prospects rise for U.S.-Taliban talks

KABUL/WASHINGTON Prospects have risen for negotiations between the Taliban and the United States after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a ceasefire and allowed militants to roam into cities in a gamble to encourage peace talks.

Jun 05 2018

State Department defends U.S. envoy's remarks after outcry in Germany

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Tuesday defended remarks by the new U.S. ambassador to Germany that drew condemnation from across that country's political spectrum, saying that U.S. envoys "have a right to express their opinions."

May 27 2018

U.S. missionary home after two years behind bars in Venezuela

WASHINGTON/CARACAS American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released them. | Video

May 20 2018

U.S. sanctions on Iran threaten vital Afghanistan trade project

WASHINGTON/KABUL U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan's economy, endangering a key goal of the U.S. strategy to end America's longest war.

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