Fred Hiatt

Editorial Page EditorWashington, D.C.

The latest from Fred

In a meeting with The Post, Poland’s defense minister calls for a ‘re-pivot’ toward Europe

  • Apr 18, 2014

A battle for democracy is raging in Hong Kong.

  • Apr 6, 2014

Despite the tugs of history and ethnicity, Ukraine and Crimea managed to get along pretty well for more than 22 years.

  • Mar 24, 2014

Coveted region wants freedom from newly free Ukraine.

  • Jun 1, 1992

It?s not too late to rethink U.S. leadership abroad.

  • Mar 23, 2014

Today his misadventure in Crimea looks a mess, but in six months will it be back to business as usual?

  • Mar 6, 2014

What change does Obama believe in?

  • Feb 23, 2014

Can the secretary of state bring President Obama around to a more activist policy?

  • Feb 3, 2014

China-Japan tensions could buffet the U.S.

  • Jan 26, 2014

A shift in his Afghanistan policy signaled a foreign policy transformation.

  • Jan 9, 2014

Obama watches people die and does nothing.

  • Dec 15, 2013

Five Chinese daughters testify to the human rights abuse their dads face.

  • Dec 5, 2013

Is the disaster in Syria this president?s Rwanda?

  • Dec 1, 2013

China tries to control U.S. academics, journalists.

  • Nov 17, 2013

As China’s leaders crack down on dissent with increasing ferocity, a lawyer who was once part of the establishment has to fear for his freedom.

  • Nov 6, 2013

The deep-seated concern about the next stages of growth.

  • Nov 3, 2013

A sharp change in his stance on human rights.

  • Oct 20, 2013

Why can?t government govern?

  • Oct 6, 2013

Japan’s former Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda should be an example for President Obama and his Republican opponents.

  • Sep 30, 2013

When will change on gun policy happen?

  • Sep 22, 2013
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About Fred

Fred Hiatt is the editorial page editor of The Post. He writes editorials for the newspaper and a biweekly column that appears on Mondays. He also contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Hiatt has been with The Post since 1981. Earlier, he worked as a reporter for the Atlanta Journal and the Washington Star. At The Post, he covered government, politics, development and other issues in Fairfax County and statewide in Virginia, and later military and national security affairs on the newspaper’s national staff. From 1987 to 1990, he and his wife were co-bureau chiefs of The Post’s Tokyo bureau, and from 1991 to 1995 they served as correspondents and co-bureau chiefs in Moscow. He joined the editorial board in 1996 and became editorial page editor in 2000. He is the author of “The Secret Sun: A Novel of Japan,” which was published in 1992, as well as two books for children, “If I Were Queen of the World” (1997) and “Baby Talk” (1999). He also wrote “Nine Days” (2013), a novel for young adults.