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 @davidaxelrod: Strange principle is emerging:
If you admit misconduct, you resign. But if you deny it, however compelling or voluminous…
by @blaineharden - 3 days ago
RT @dandrezner: "I don’t think the Lord Jesus could win as a Democrat in Alabama." https://t.co/Lxoxe9qxPw
by @blaineharden - 5 days ago
RT @daveweigel: This new @mccrummenWaPo story is devastating to Roy Moore's main defense: that the signature on Beverly Nelson's yearbook i…
by @blaineharden - 6 days ago
The video with this WaPo scoop is extraordinarily powerful. https://t.co/ZwUFTHuCFj
RT @washingtonpost: Debbie Wesson Gibson, who says she dated Roy Moore in 1981, recently found a high school graduation card she says he ga…
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