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Jonathan Foreman is an editor and writer. He is the executive editor and co-founder of the new Mumbai-based magazine Indian Quarterly (IQ), and a Senior Research Fellow at the Civitas Institute for the Study for Civil Society in London for whom he wrote the book “Aiding and Abetting” (2013). With a background in law his primary areas of interest are foreign aid, urban policy, security and defence, South Asian affairs and film (He is a former film critic for the New York Post and chairman of the New York Film Critics Circle). He is a frequent contributor to a variety of magazines in the UK, US and India.

Latest Articles:

  • The Warthog Lives! (The Weekly Standard Jan. 25, 2015) Happily, the Air Force has failed again in its crusade to kill off a great plane This December saw the climax of one of the more peculiar conflicts in Washington. It was a battle over an Air Force plane. But it was not one of those standard-issue Washington procurement battles in which congressional bean counters seek ...
  • Afghanistan, We Hardly Knew You (The Daily Beast, Dec 8, 2014) It took more than a dozen years for the Afghan and NATO forces to really understand each other, but all that will soon be history. KABUL, Afghanistan — One of the first things you notice at an Afghan National Army training base is that there are roses everywhere. There are lovingly tended flower beds along each ...
  • The Afghan Handover (The Weekly Standard Nov.17, 2014) It’s not too late for the president to rethink his arbitrary end date Kabul With less than two months to go until the end of the mission, the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul can feel a little forlorn. You still encounter an amazing mix of uniforms, headgear, ethnicities, and accents, with Macedonian troops brushing shoulders ...

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