What’s news this morning?
The Russians are welcoming Obama’s missile-defense decision. The Poles? Not so much. The Pentagon is sending 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan; could be just the beginning. The United States is rejecting a U.N. proposal to compel Israel and the Palestinians to investigate war crimes in the wake of the Goldstone Report. Iran can "probably" make ...
The Russians are welcoming Obama's missile-defense decision. The Poles? Not so much.
The Russians are welcoming Obama’s missile-defense decision. The Poles? Not so much.
The Pentagon is sending 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan; could be just the beginning.
The United States is rejecting a U.N. proposal to compel Israel and the Palestinians to investigate war crimes in the wake of the Goldstone Report.
Iran can "probably" make a nuclear bomb, according to a secret IAEA report (reports about which the IAEA is denying).
Kim Jong Il is ready to talk.
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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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