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 @adamnagourney: Gabe Pressman was truly one of the NYC media greats, a symbol of a terrific era. An honor to have known him and worked a…
by @blaineharden - 13 hours ago
RT @RonaldKlain: Senate GOP Bill cuts health care for poor, but adds obscure provision to give Insurance Co's a tax break for CEO pay over…
by @blaineharden - yesterday
RT @mattyglesias: Interestingly there ARE tapes of Donald Trump promising to cover everyone, cut deductibles, and lower premiums.
RT @IgnatiusPost: The obscenity of North Korea's outlaw behavior captured by @fhiatt. Why I can’t stop thinking about Otto Warmbier https:/…
by @blaineharden - 5 days ago
RT @annafifield: Exciting news:The @WashingtonPost had 1 billion page views last month, 33pc more than last year. Thanks for reading! https…
by @blaineharden - 8 days ago
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