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A journo's journey; from Canterbury to North Korea via the West Wing

When Anna Fifield pitched her idea for a book on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un back in 2016, he was arguably best known for his trademark high-cut haircut and being friends with former NBA basketballer Dennis Rodman. 

 
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Was Kim Jong-un's murdered half-brother a CIA mole?

Anna Fifield is the author of The Great Successor, an intimate look at Kim Jong-un's life and rise to power. She spoke to the BBC World News America's Jane O'Brien.

 
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Meet Kim Jong Un’s Unauthorized Biographer

Anna Fifield has written a deeply-sourced, rigorously researched portrait of one of the most elusive–and ruthless–leaders on the world stage.

 
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Inside North Korea: From Meth To Elite Millennials And Kim Jong-Un

A one-on-one interview with the author of a deeply reported book on North Korea.

 
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The Great Successor: Understanding Kim Jong Un and North Korea

Washington Post correspondent Anna Fifield, an Asia 21 Young Leader, discusses her new book The Great Successor: Understanding Kim and North Korea with Asia Society Policy Institute Vice President Daniel Russel at Asia Society.

 
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Q. & A:

The Early Life of Kim Jong Un

After Kim Jong Un’s time in Switzerland, he realized that, if he lived anywhere but North Korea, “he would be an entirely normal and not-special human being,” the journalist Anna Fifield says.

 
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Details of Kim Jong Un's letter to Trump revealed

CNN's Brian Todd shares details of Kim Jong Un's letter to President Donald Trump and digs into the North Korean leader's life growing up.

 
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Washington Post Live: The Post's Anna Fifield says North Korea studies what appeals to President Trump

Anna Fifield, the author of The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un, says North Koreans have learned a lot about President Trump by reading his books and studying his tweets.

 
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On GPS: Unmasking Kim Jong Un

Washington Post Beijing Bureau Chief Anna Fifield tells Fareed what she uncovered in her quest to shed light on the life of North Korea's secretive ruler.

 
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Kim Jong Un's murdered half-brother accused of being a CIA informant

 
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In discussion with Anna Fifield, author of 'The Great Successor'

The Japan Times’ contributing writer Martin Laflamme discusses with Fifield the experience of writing her book, how she tracked down sources and her thoughts on Kim Jong Un’s North Korea.

 
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Q+A: Full interview with Kiwi journalist Anna Fifield on North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un

Jack Tame interviews Anna Fifield on her new book – The Great Successor – where she details the rise of Kim Jong Un from bizarre childhood to supreme ruler.

 
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The ruthless rise of North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Nick Schifrin talks to The Washington Post's Anna Fifield, author of “The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un.”

 
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'Great Successor' Warns Kim Jong Un Is A Threat, Not A Joke

Rachel Martin talks to Washington Post reporter Anna Fifield about her new book — The Great Successor — where she sought to piece together the puzzle of North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

 
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Morning News Brief: U.S. Officials Travel To Korean DMZ

Reporter Anna Fifield is in Seoul for The Washington Post and joins us by Skype.

 
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Q+A with Anna Fifield on the US-North Korea Summit

Corin Dann interviews Washington Post Tokyo Chief Anna Fifield about the historic US-North Korea summit.

 
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Washington Post reporter goes live on Facebook from North Korea

It's not every day you get to see a live feed of North Korea. That's just what Washington Post reporter Anna Fifield did from her hotel room in Pyongyang on Thursday.