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

A MAGA-created nightmare is unfolding for Ukraine

A GOP-caused legislative impasse will likely result in no Ukraine funding coming out of Congress this month or perhaps ever.

January 19, 2024

Taiwan doesn’t want to be a pawn in the U.S.-China competition

The island wants to strengthen ties with the U.S. — but not abandon ties with China.

January 17, 2024

Austin’s avoidable scandal was caused by hubris and mismanagement

He should have just been honest. Instead, the defense secretary undermined his own credibility and support.

January 10, 2024

Fueling online antisemitism is China’s new tool against the West

Antisemitism is on the rise in China, with Chinese authorities stoking the flames.

January 8, 2024

To get Republican support for Ukraine, make Putin pay up, too

The Biden administration is slowly warming to the idea. Too slowly.

December 28, 2023

Washington dysfunction could get a lot of Ukrainians killed

Only a congressional compromise will ensure needed funds for Ukraine. Let’s hope they don’t come too late.

December 14, 2023

Biden just lowered the pressure on China’s latest human rights violations

China’s mass DNA collection is a threat to Americans. So why did the administration cave on the issue?

December 12, 2023

Ukraine and its supporters need to prepare for a return of Trump

Many steps can be taken now to make it harder for him to throw Ukraine under the bus.

December 5, 2023

Putin is counting on the U.S. to cave on Ukraine

Ukrainians won’t stop fighting even if we stop supporting them.

November 29, 2023

Xi Jinping is sending ominous signals on Taiwan

The Chinese leader is sending a clear message that he’s impatient with the status quo.

November 21, 2023