Josh Rogin

Washington D.C.

Columnist covering foreign policy and national security

Education: George Washington University, BA in International Affairs 2001; Sophia University, Tokyo

Josh Rogin is a columnist for the Global Opinions section of the Washington Post and a political analyst with CNN. He is also the author of Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the 21st Century, released March, 2021 by Houghton Mifflin Harcout. Previously, Josh has covered foreign policy and national security for Bloomberg View, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Foreign Policy magazine, Congressional Quarterly, Federal Computer Week magazine, and Japan’s Asahi Shimbun. His work has been featured on outlets including NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, MSNBC, NPR, and many more. Josh has been recogni
Latest from Josh Rogin

Taiwan is urging the U.S. not to abandon Ukraine

Those who purport to care about Taiwan’s defense ought to listen to the Taiwanese for a change.

May 10, 2023

A chaotic evacuation is symbolic of U.S. failure in Sudan

As fighting rages, the Biden administration is dealing with the crisis in a manner as haphazard as the overall policy.

May 3, 2023

Biden’s economic diplomacy push with China is high risk, low reward

Talk of Janet L. Yellen or Gina Raimondo visiting Beijing suggests that President Biden’s China strategy has moved to campaign mode.

April 26, 2023

Chinese police stations in NYC are part of a vast influence operation

To stop Beijing’s long arm of repression, Democrats and Republicans will need to come together.

April 19, 2023

The most shocking intel leak reveals new Chinese military advances

According to top-secret documents, China's military has changed the balance of power in the Pacific.

April 13, 2023

Listen to Taiwan’s pleas, not China’s grumbles

Taiwan’s president has a lot to say, but Beijing is trying to drown her out.

April 5, 2023

The Biden administration barely pretends to care about Syria anymore

Bashar al-Assad’s friends want to normalize him. Washington shouldn’t let them.

March 30, 2023

The truly revealing TikTok hearing was the one that featured Uyghurs

To really understand the character of the Chinese social media video company, ask its victims in China.

March 29, 2023

Why Xi and Putin pretend they run democracies

The world's top two autocrats are trying to redefine the very concept of democracy. We can't let them succeed.

March 23, 2023

U.S. companies must stop enabling mass DNA collection in Tibet

Chinese authorities’ collection of DNA is just one piece of one of the most comprehensive and intrusive surveillance and monitoring systems on Earth.

March 19, 2023