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 (Norton, 1990) and A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia (Norton, 1996).
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.
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RT @Max_Fisher: this is among the most ridiculous things i have ever heard https://t.co/1lMG0GSEOV
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RT @TheresaAFallon: Prez Trump's endorsement of Bill O'Reilly seems to have backfired. . . https://t.co/4B4MgA1sTW
by @blaineharden - 5 days ago
CNN cites my book, The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot, to explain how Trump's threats are catnip for Kim Jong Un https://t.co/HZqOJqgzB9
by @blaineharden - 13 days ago
RT @IgnatiusPost: So many outstanding Pulitzer winners & finalists in 2017 but these editorials by finalist @hiattf have special power http…
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