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Cable guy talks Herman Cain and Libya on MSNBC

Your humble Cable guy joined Rachel Maddow last night to discuss Herman Cain’s cringe-worthy comments on Libya Monday and the overall effect of foreign policy on the GOP primary process. Take a look: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy And just in case you missed it, watch Cain’s comments ...

Your humble Cable guy joined Rachel Maddow last night to discuss Herman Cain’s cringe-worthy comments on Libya Monday and the overall effect of foreign policy on the GOP primary process.

Take a look:

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Your humble Cable guy joined Rachel Maddow last night to discuss Herman Cain’s cringe-worthy comments on Libya Monday and the overall effect of foreign policy on the GOP primary process.

Take a look:

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

And just in case you missed it, watch Cain’s comments on the Libya intervention, given to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, here:

Josh Rogin covers national security and foreign policy and writes the daily Web column The Cable. His column appears bi-weekly in the print edition of The Washington Post. He can be reached for comments or tips at josh.rogin@foreignpolicy.com.

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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