The Washington Post

Fred Hiatt

Editorial page editorWashington, D.C.


Obama’s noninterventionist bent has contributed to crises like Syria’s.

  • Nov 22, 2015

Natalia Taubina of the Public Verdict Foundation is fighting for the rule of law in Russia. She is being honored with a Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award.

  • Nov 18, 2015

A quarter of the population is foreign-born. But both main parties are committed to continued immigration.

  • Nov 1, 2015

The next president will inherit a rising U.S.

  • Oct 18, 2015

She should have answered Anderson Cooper’s final question differently.

  • Oct 14, 2015

If we talked more honestly about gun control, public opinion might shift. We might end up with a safer country.

  • Oct 4, 2015

At least at one forum Friday, political prisoners were remembered.

  • Sep 25, 2015

Set a few places for eminent Chinese who merit spots in the official delegation but are unable to attend.

  • Sep 20, 2015

He has presided over a disaster while soothing the U.S. public into feeling no responsibility for the tragedy.

  • Sep 6, 2015

Birthright citizenship isn’t a problem at all. It’s one of the things that makes America great.

  • Aug 23, 2015
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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. 
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