What’s news this morning?
So much for the plans for an Eastern European missile-defense shield. One third of the votes for Afghan incumbent Hamid Karzai are suspect, according to the European Union. The new Japanese prime minister wants some changes in the U.S.-Japan relationship after all. The UAE has an al Qaeda problem, even if they won’t admit it. ...
So much for the plans for an Eastern European missile-defense shield.
One third of the votes for Afghan incumbent Hamid Karzai are suspect, according to the European Union.
The new Japanese prime minister wants some changes in the U.S.-Japan relationship after all.
The UAE has an al Qaeda problem, even if they won’t admit it.
China and Venezuela sign a $16 billion oil deal.
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Previously, Josh covered defense and foreign policy as a staff writer for Congressional Quarterly, writing extensively on Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantánamo Bay, U.S.-Asia relations, defense budgeting and appropriations, and the defense lobbying and contracting industries. Prior to that, he covered military modernization, cyber warfare, space, and missile defense for Federal Computer Week Magazine. He has also served as Pentagon Staff Reporter for the Asahi Shimbun, Japan's leading daily newspaper, in its Washington, D.C., bureau, where he reported on U.S.-Japan relations, Chinese military modernization, the North Korean nuclear crisis, and more.
A graduate of George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, Josh lived in Yokohama, Japan, and studied at Tokyo's Sophia University. He speaks conversational Japanese and has reported from the region. He has also worked at the House International Relations Committee, the Embassy of Japan, and the Brookings Institution.
Josh's reporting has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, CBS, ABC, NPR, WTOP, and several other outlets. He was a 2008-2009 National Press Foundation's Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellow, 2009 military reporting fellow with the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism and the 2011 recipient of the InterAction Award for Excellence in International Reporting. He hails from Philadelphia and lives in Washington, D.C. Twitter: @joshrogin
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