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Peter Marino

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

Jan 10 2018

Commentary: Inside the growing backlash against China

China’s rise over the last generation has been impressive, with the country moving from the periphery to the center of the global system, and climbing from impoverished backwater to a position of substantial wealth and power. But the strategic environment in which China’s “lay low” approach to international affairs has helped to make it the world’s second-largest economy is changing – and a broader backlash against China is beginning.

Sep 06 2016

Commentary: China needs to talk to G20 leaders about fighting terror

Within the span of 24 hours, two unexpected events in Central Asia earlier this week may finally have dragged China into the global struggle against terrorism.  

May 10 2016

Commentary: China, India and what a new ‘red telephone’ would mean for the world

For centuries, the relationship between China and India was the diplomatic Dog that Didn’t Bark.

Apr 12 2016

Why China’s latest power play may roil Russia

Russia, China and the United States often need each other as much as they distrust each other in foreign policy.


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