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 @newsjean: Come hear me, @annafifield & @blaineharden kvetch about reporting on #NorthKorea tmrw @TheWilsonCenter https://t.co/nbZ6Aqacv…
by @blaineharden - 2 days ago
Clinton’s Substantial Popular-Vote Win https://t.co/mtKf3PZ3am
by @blaineharden - 27 days ago
N. Korea paying for its nukes by selling coal at premium prices to China. Revealing piece by WSJ's @AlastairGale https://t.co/KorlrKIya7
by @blaineharden - one month ago
@joeszi Thanks for this kind note. Please tell Dave thank you from me. Much appreciated.
RT @davidmaraniss: After conventions I said Washington Post politics staff led by editor Steven Ginsberg best I had ever seen. They prove…
by @blaineharden - 2 months ago
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