Julian Borger

World Affairs Editor for the Guardian

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Julian Borger is world affairs editor, and former correspondent in the Middle East, eastern Europe and the Balkans, for the Guardian of London. He previously wrote its Global Security blog. Borger is author of The Butcher's Trail: How the Search for Balkan War Criminals Became the World's Most Successful Manhunt.

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