Julian Hattem is a freelance journalist based in Uganda since mid-2016. His reporting focuses on issues of conflict, migration, law, international politics and popular culture. In the spring of 2017, he was a fellow with the International Reporting Project in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Previously, he spent several years as a staff writer with The Hill in Washington, D.C., most recently covering national security and foreign policy. Before that, he reported on the White House and U.S. politics for the Japanese newspaper The Yomiuri Shimbun. He is HEFAT trained.
His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Public Radio International, World Politics Review, Quartz, NPR, Prefix Magazine and The Atlantic, among other outlets. He has appeared on radio and TV programs including MSNBC, CBC, C-SPAN, BBC World Service and SiriusXM.