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Demetri Sevastopulo

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Demetri Sevastopulo is Washington bureau chief for the Financial Times. He runs the FT bureau in the US capital and leads the FT's coverage of the White House and the Trump administration.
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All the Shah's Men
An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
Stephen Kinzer - Jan 01, 2008 (first published in 2003)
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With a thrilling narrative that sheds much light on recent events, this national bestseller brings to life the 1953 CIA coup in Iran that ousted the country's elected prime minister, ushered in a quarter-century of brutal rule under the Shah, and stimulated the rise of Islamic fundamentalism and anti-Americanism in the Middle East. Selected as one ...
Demetri Sevastopulo
Jan 29, 2020
On a totally different topic, this book by @stephenkinzer is a great look at US & UK relations with #Iran before the revolution. Lots of interesting similarities with the situation today.      source
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The Great Successor
The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un
Anna Fifield - Jun 11, 2019
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The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea.Since his birth in 1984, Kim Jong Un has been swaddled in myth and propaganda, from the plainly silly--he could supposedly drive a...
Demetri Sevastopulo
Jun 11, 2019
Anna has long written great stuff on North Korea. Check out her book on Kim Jong Un      source