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.
@joeszi Thanks for this kind note. Please tell Dave thank you from me. Much appreciated.
by @blaineharden - 13 days ago
RT @davidmaraniss: After conventions I said Washington Post politics staff led by editor Steven Ginsberg best I had ever seen. They prove…
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RT @greenhousenyt: Debate Aftermath—High school bully with ADHD goes batshit crazy after being trounced & humiliated by female brainiac htt…
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RT @annafifield: Sanctions? What sanctions? China's trade with North Korea surges a whopping 30% in the year to August https://t.co/VgnxU4F…
by @blaineharden - one month ago
RT @oryxspioenkop: That moment you spend so much time on Google Earth you caught a MiG-15 mid-air over North Korea. https://t.co/78A9ctQOh9
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