Blaine Harden is a contributor to the Economist, based in Seattle, having completed a tour as the Washington Posts bureau chief in Tokyo. He is the prize-winning, acclaimed author of two books: Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent and A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia.
The cruelty of dictators is best understood by talking to their victims. That’s why in my two books about North Korea’s dictatorial Kim family I have focused on escaped survivors. My books examine the Kim dynasty from radically different angles.
RT @chicoharlan: By the way, this is some world-class deadline writing by @wpjenna. https://t.co/9u6uqNlJF2
by @blaineharden - 10 hours ago
RT @AndreaRBerger: Dear @YouTube, North Korean intelligence is marketing military goods on your site. You should probably fix that. https:/…
RT @AndreaRBerger: Glocom, that DPRK company exporting military comms tech from Malaysia, is at it again. My intensely geeky post: https://…
by @blaineharden - yesterday
RT @ClydeHaberman: Please forgive this bit of papa bragging but, in a first, @maggieNYT & I both have P. 1 stories in today's @nytimes.
by @blaineharden - 2 days ago
RT @tomricks1: He can't appear in a public event he doesn't control. https://t.co/E7BZMFLhOH
by @blaineharden - 3 days ago
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