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 @greenfield64: Anyone else starting to think that Kerr-Popovich in 2020 might be a hell of a ticket?
by @blaineharden - 4 days ago
Thoughtful CJR piece by @EvanRamstad about the difficulty of reporting on N. Korea. https://t.co/LM5o5mkENA
RT @davidmaraniss: Our generation has failed our children in so many ways it is unconscionable. Good for the principal. https://t.co/6Pl2sq…
by @blaineharden - 5 days ago
Political prison camps in N. Korea remain open for business: starvation, beatings, and working wrong-thinkers to de… https://t.co/8cnegvtF2Y
by @blaineharden - 6 days ago
RT @WashPostPR: . @chicoharlan named The Washington Post’s Rome correspondent
by @blaineharden - 7 days ago