Citizens of the embattled nation are struggling to find food and water to survive. By Ellen Knickmeyer.
Ellen Knickmeyer is a former Washington Post bureau chief in Baghdad and Cairo. Before coming to the Post, she was the West Africa bureau chief for The Associated Press. This year, she graduated from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
The president knows that, sooner or later, we'll have to leave. Former Washington Post reporter Ellen Knickmeyer on his drawdown speech.
Nowhere were the Wikileaks documents read with keener interest than in the Middle East— with Iranian and Arab leaders either irate or embarrassed.
Battling charges that the country is doing nothing to apprehend major terrorists, a top Yemeni official talks back.
Recent revelations by WikiLeaks show how top American leaders lied, knowingly, to the American public, to American troops, and to the world. Ellen Knickmeyer on the carnage she saw as Baghdad bureau chief.
As the U.S. military moves in on al Qaeda in Yemen, residents tell Ellen Knickmeyer they fear they’re the next target of an American invasion. Plus, our complete coverage of the anniversary .
No one knows what will happen after the last U.S. troops leave Iraq. But as Ellen Knickmeyer explains, many of Saddam’s former subjects are already girding for catastrophe.
The American plan to arm local Afghans has raised concerns about the rise of militias and the risk of civil war. By Ellen Knickmeyer.
After Obama's dismissal of the Afghan commander, military colleagues and friends talk to Ellen Knickmeyer about the surprising things the general might do next.
When President Obama dumped Gen. Stanley McChrystal, replacing him with Gen. David Petraeus, he picked a media savvy commander. Ellen Knickmeyer recalls meeting Petraeus in Iraq, and offers her assessment.