Daniel Johnson is an author, journalist, and founding editor of Standpoint, a monthly British cultural and political magazine. He has been an editorial writer for both The Times (UK) and The Telegraph, as well as literary editor and associate editor for The Times.

He was also a Contributing Editor to The New York Sun and a contributor to The Times Literary SupplementThe Literary ReviewProspectCommentaryThe New Criterion, The American Spectator, and The Weekly Standard. He is the author of White King and Red Queen: How the Cold War was Fought on the Chessboard.