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

China’s ambassador is pushing Beijing’s alternative facts

The Chinese ambassador's charm offensive is falling flat in Washington.

August 17, 2022

Designed to compete with China, the Chips bill falls short

More money for semiconductors is a good first step toward resetting relations with China

August 12, 2022

What China’s overreaction to Pelosi’s Taiwan visit really tells us

It's clear China is abandoning its plans for a "peaceful" reunification with Taiwan.

August 11, 2022

The skeptics are wrong: The U.S. can confront both China and Russia

U.S. leaders should stop deluding the American people into the false comfort that we have the luxury to choose to fight one evil and not the other.

August 4, 2022

The real crisis over Taiwan will start after Pelosi comes home

The impact of the trip will play out over years, not days, and Taiwan will bear the brunt of Beijing’s retaliation.

August 2, 2022

Zelensky and some lawmakers want more U.S. military personnel in Ukraine

The Ukrainian president supports sending more U.S. military personnel into Ukraine to boost coordination.

July 28, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan trip puts the Biden administration in a bind

Pelosi has every right to make her trip to Taiwan. But should she?

July 23, 2022

China’s ‘zero covid’ policy has been a nightmare for U.S. diplomats

China's draconian health measures have stifled U.S. diplomacy in the country.

July 21, 2022

Biden has abdicated U.S. leadership on Syria to Russia and Iran

The president's disengagement threatens to leave the region’s security in the hands of Russia and Iran.

July 20, 2022

Biden should bring home American hostages from Saudi Arabia on his plane

The president should seize the chance to free Americans who are being held against their will.

July 14, 2022