Karin Zeitvogel is a correspondent for Agence France-Presse, based in Washington DC. An American citizen, she has also worked for AFP in Poland and France, and on short-term missions in the Baltic states, Cyprus and Greece. When Iraq Veterans' Refugee Aid Association (www.firstgiving.com/iraqveteransrefugeeaidassociation) was founded, she volunteered to serve as the group's press officer.