Fred Hiatt

12/11/2014 - 3:27pm

    You could call it a stealth North Korea: a country in the same league of repression and isolation as the Hermit Kingdom, but with far less attention paid to its crimes.

    The country is Uzbekistan, one of the Central Asian nations that emerged out...

11/13/2014 - 4:05pm

    If I asked you to help pay college tuition for youngsters from wealthy families in Potomac, Md., or McLean, Va., my guess is you would not be enthusiastic.

    But if you are taxed in Maryland or...

05/26/2014 - 5:08pm

    Why is everyone piling on President Barack Obama's foreign policy - and how fair is the criticism?

    A friend inside the administration asked me those questions last week, knowing that I'd been a critic for some time. The notion that President Obama has been too...

04/03/2014 - 1:42am

    Defeat can lead to defeatism, or it can lead to constructive rethinking. Which path will President Obama take after setbacks overseas?

    By defeat, I do not mean, as some Obama critics would have it, that the U.S. president "lost Crimea." The bad guy there is...

03/13/2014 - 1:14am

    A popular argument holds that Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a big mistake.

    Because of Putin's violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, Ukraine is more likely to look west and prosper. Russia will be increasingly isolated and grow poorer. And Moscow will be...

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