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Jackson Diehl

Deputy editorial page editorWashington, D.C.


Egypt’s terrible record on human rights.

  • Sep 27, 2015

The Russian leader continues his in-your-face maneuvers.

  • Sep 13, 2015

It is all about using the country as a bridge to Hezbollah.

  • Aug 2, 2015

The nuclear deal may sustain Iran.

  • Jul 19, 2015

Serious threats against Kiev are being ignored.

  • Jul 5, 2015

With little leverage, the U.S. reaches out to the anti-American government.

  • Jun 21, 2015

The president has a wealth of options between doing nothing and full-scale war in Iraq and Syria.

  • Jun 7, 2015

The role of the cartel is getting hard to ignore.

  • May 24, 2015

America should balance detente with the region’s most aggressive dictatorship with support for Tunisia.

  • May 10, 2015

The Caucasus nation of Georgia reaffirms the democratic system.

  • Oct 2, 2012
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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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