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.
RT @nickwingfield: to the person who called me a "bald asshole" on twitter over the weekend, this is what i have to say to you https://t.co…
by @blaineharden - yesterday
RT @FT: The cost of running electric cars is forecast to be the same as petrol vehicles, as early as next year https://t.co/JB7KaPuSUg http…
by @blaineharden - 4 days ago
RT @AP: BREAKING: Top Republican on Senate intelligence panel says Michael Flynn's lawyers say he will not honor subpoena.
by @blaineharden - 5 days ago
RT @davidmaraniss: In the 3 months since I posted this, it just keeps on keeping on. https://t.co/E6EHZ6RiEL
by @blaineharden - 6 days ago
RT @thedeadhandbook: what Trump disclosed was the PI or positive intelligence, fruits of espionage; WH denial is OI, operational intel. PI…
by @blaineharden - 7 days ago
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