Jonathan Foreman is an editor and writer based in London. With a background in law his primary areas of interest are urban policy, security and defence, South Asian affairs and film. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Civitas Institute for the Study for Civil Society, and a frequent contributor to the Sunday Times and Saturday Telegraph magazines.
He won awards from the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) in 2009 and 1998. In 2010 he was long listed for the George Orwell prize.
He was a co-founder and deputy editor of the British monthly magazine, Standpoint.
His work has been published in the Financial Times, The New Yorker, City Journal, Tehelka, Commentary, Mens Vogue, National Review, the Weekly Standard, Salon.com, both the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, the Guardian, the Wall Street Journal, and The First Post.
In recent years he has reported from Beirut and the slums of Mumbai for Standpoint, from Pakistan for the Daily Telegraph Magazine, from Afghanistan for National Review, and from the Chad/Darfur border for Men’s Vogue. In 2005 Vanity Fair sent him to Baghdad and Basra to report on Coalition efforts to train Iraqi security forces.
From1998 to 2004 he was a leader writer, associate editor, columnist and film critic for the New York Post. He was the Post’s primary “embedded” correspondent during the invasion of Iraq. He has also been a feature writer for the Daily Mail, a contributing editor at the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal and a contributing editor at the U.S. National Law Journal.
He is also the author of an anthology of American History, Sterling’s Pocket Book of Patriotism.