Jim Hoagland is an American journalist. He is an associate editor, senior foreign correspondent, and columnist for The Washington Post. He was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on January 22, 1940.
He graduated with an AB in journalism from the University of South Carolina in 1961 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He did graduate work in Aix-en-Provence, France, during the 1961–62 academic year and was a Ford Foundation Fellow at Columbia University’s School of Journalism during 1968–69.
Hoagland began his journalism career as a reporter with the Rock Hill Evening Herald in 1960 while still in college. He then became a copy editor for the New York Times International Edition in Paris in 1964. On joining the Washington Post in 1966, he covered metropolitan and national affairs. He was the Post’s Africa correspondent (1969–72), Middle East correspondent (1972–75), and Paris correspondent (1975–77). In 1979, Hoagland became foreign editor and, in 1981, was appointed assistant managing editor for Foreign News. In 1986, he moved to Paris to begin his internationally syndicated column on America’s role in the world.
- Hoover Insitution - Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow.
- Institute for Strategic Dialogue - Board Member.
- Jim Hoagland, South Africa: Civilizations in Conflict, Houghton Mifflin Co (Oct. 1972).
- Jim Hoagland, Trump is only interested in foreign leaders who can be bought, Washington Post, 29 February 2020.
- Jim Hoagland, Trump hasn’t gone mad. He’s gone rogue, Washington Post, 9 October 2019.
- Jim Hoagland, The tech economy is hard to explain. Running against the Other is much easier, Washington Post, 31 May 2019.
- Jim Hoagland, China is trying to woo U.S. allies. The White House’s response contains glaring failures, Washington Post, 6 January 2019.
- Jim Hoagland, Mattis endured a lot. Here’s why this was the last straw, Washington Post, 21 December 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, John Kelly used the Situation Room to fire Omarosa. How could he?, Washington Post, 14 August 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, Hoagland: Is US planning to quit WTO?, Herald Tribune, 16 June 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, What is Trump trying to hide by blaming Canada? The answer may be frightening, Washington Post, 14 June 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, Nelson was water; Winnie was fire, Dawn, 5 April 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, Remembering APRIL 4, 1968: The death of Martin Luther King Jr., The Georgetowner, 4 April 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, America has a lot to learn from South Africa, Washington Post, 3 April 2018.
- Jim Hoagland, The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Upon Us, Washington Post, 22 November 2017.
- Jim Hoagland, Zbigniew Brzezinski, foreign policy intellectual who served as Carter’s national security adviser, dies at 89, Washington Post, 26 May 2017.
- Jim Hoagland, The existential threat Trump’s presidency poses, Washington Post, 11 May 2017.
- Jim Hoagland, The mystery of Trump’s character deepens, Washington Post, 7 April 2017.
- Jim Hoagland, The Trump administration’s most disturbing trait, Washington Post, 16 February 2017.
- Jim Hoagland, What do foreign friends and foes think of Trump’s ‘Disunited States of America’?, Washington Post, 25 November 2016.
- Jim Hoagland, Bob Dylan’s power of prophesy Bob Dylan’s power of prophesy, Washington Post, 14 October 2016.
- Jim Hoagland, America’s internationalist ideal is dying in Europe, Washington Post, 10 September 2016.
- Jim Hoagland, Obama has ignored our European allies for too long, Washington Post, 14 April 2016.
- Jim Hoagland, Merkel’s unsavory deal with Putin, New Haven Register, 4 January 2016.
- Jim Hoagland, France and America become odd mirror images of each other, Washington Post, 14 April 2016.
- Jim Hoagland, Vladimir Putin, failed spy, Washington Post, 7 August 2015.
- Jim Hoagland, A challenge in the south for NATO, Washington Post, 24 April 2015.
- Jim Hoagland, France’s tough task in reacting to the horrific attack on Charlie Hebdo, Washington Post, 7 January 2015.