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Arnaud de Borchgrave dies at 88; fabled foreign correspondent
Arnaud de Borchgrave dies at 88; fabled foreign correspondent

Arnaud de Borchgrave, a globe-trotting foreign correspondent and news executive who covered 17 wars by his count and cultivated connections with world leaders to score exclusive interviews, was a throwback to a more romantic era of journalism. A colleague once told the New Yorker that all De Borchgrave needed to go on assignment were "a tuxedo and a safari suit." After fleeing Belgium and enlisting as a teenager in England to fight in World War II, he was a wire service reporter for United Press who became a prolific Newsweek foreign correspondent, the editor of the Washington Times in its earliest days, and then went back to head United Press International as journalism headed...

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