Jackson Diehl

Deputy editorial page editorWashington, D.C.


Falling oil prices hit Venezuela, Iran and Russia hard.

  • Jan 18, 2015

The country’s potentially catastrophic collapse ought to be the focus of U.S. efforts in Latin America.

  • Jan 4, 2015

What Obama gets wrong about democracy’s path.

  • Dec 21, 2014

Obama’s “no military solution” derails political options.

  • Dec 7, 2014

The Iraqi government’s problems leave Kurds feeling exposed.

  • Nov 23, 2014

The president hopes “direct diplomacy” will finally yield results.

  • Nov 9, 2014

The North African country has taken progressive steps forward since the Arab revolutions began.

  • Oct 26, 2014

Eastern Europeans are making their peace with Putin, despite Obama’s claims of isolating him.

  • Oct 12, 2014

Ignoring Bashar al-Assad’s regime may lead to worse consequences.

  • Sep 28, 2014

The ambitious nation takes its time targeting the global order.

  • Sep 14, 2014
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Jackson Diehl is deputy editorial page editor of The Post. He is an editorial writer specializing in foreign affairs and writes a biweekly column that appears on Mondays. Diehl joined The Post in June 1978 as a reporter on the Metro staff. He joined the foreign desk in 1981, working as a correspondent from January 1982 until July 1992 in three of The Post’s bureaus: Buenos Aires, Warsaw and Jerusalem. From October 1992 until November 2000 Diehl worked in several newsroom management positions, including assistant managing editor/foreign and assistant managing editor/national. He became deputy editorial page editor in February, 2001. Diehl was awarded the Inter-American Press Association Award for Interpretive Journalism in 1984 for his coverage of South America, and the Bob Considine Award of the Overseas Press Association in 1990 for his coverage of the 1989 revolution in Eastern Europe. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing in 2011. He is a graduate of Yale University.
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