Josh Rogin is senior correspondent for national security and politics for The Daily Beast. He previously covered national security and foreign policy for Foreign Policy magazine and wrote The Cable, a daily blog for ForeignPolicy.com. From 2010 to 2012, his column appeared bi-weekly in the print edition of The Washington Post. Rogin has covered defense and foreign policy as a staff writer for Congressional Quarterly, as defense reporter for Federal Computer Week magazine, and as pentagon staff reporter in the Washington, D.C. bureau of Japan's leading daily newspaper, the Asahi Shimbun.
Rogin speaks conversational Japanese, having studied at Sophia University in Tokyo and worked for the AEON East Japan Corporation in Yokohama. He has also worked at the House International Relations Committee, the Embassy of Japan, and the Brookings Institution.
Rogin's reporting has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, C-Span, CBS, ABC, NBC, NPR, and several other outlets. He was a 2011 finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and was the 2011 recipient of the InterAction Award for Excellence in International Reporting.
A graduate of the George Washington University, he hails from Philadelphia and lives in Washington, D.C.