Fred Hiatt

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 passive, until recently a minority view, seems to...

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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