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csdickey @csdickey iPhone: 48.882430,2.302278

Author of 'Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South,' and six other books; Paris-based Foreign Editor for The Daily Beast.

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Joined Twitter 11/26/08


#goodafternoon #30rock - about to head back to #paris - but doing one last msnbc hit about #trump and #iran on set… https://t.co/1mX403yeq1South Carolina is home to a mysterious place that many have never heard of. The Santee Delta is full of secrets a… https://t.co/iAoCLEC9ru
Retweeted by csdickey#Iran has its own #Yemen clients. Key is mtg. #Iran's supreme leader held w/ spox for #Houthis, Mohammed Abdessalam… https://t.co/O1g61GtUA0
Retweeted by csdickeyAnd Max Stier is no slouch of a witness- he is a Rhodes Scholar, Stanford Law grad, fmr. Supreme Court Clerk, runs… https://t.co/tWzDFhfa83
Retweeted by csdickey @davidgura @tanzinavega @HayesBrown @SarahHarmanNBC @RepSlotkin @GovBillWeld @carolelee That was fun!#goodmorning #prometheus - back at #30rock for a conversation at 8 about #iran and other topics with davidgura and… https://t.co/PIyQjAKvwu @jrezaian When we worked to free Newsweek's Maziar Bahari from Iran's prisons in 2009 we went public immediately an… https://t.co/esKwUtb4s9Trump blustering in order to desperately try to make his planned invite of Taliban to Camp David disappear down the… https://t.co/gDhCreaZgL
Retweeted by csdickey @barbaraslavin1 @SecPompeo Exactly.Unbelievably irresponsible. https://t.co/NivyGRO9Dx
Retweeted by csdickeyA day after alleged Iranian-backed Houthi attack on Saudi oil facility, Riyadh condemns... Israel https://t.co/03LkKXb6eZ
Retweeted by csdickeyAttacks on Saudi Oil Risk Lowering Aramco IPO Valuation ⁦@bpolitics⁩ @markets https://t.co/PNoGuzjy3J
Retweeted by csdickeyAlthough he lacked the operational experience of other veteran al-Qaeda heads, Hamza’s transitional leadership to t… https://t.co/JJexIpCWwT
Retweeted by csdickeyTwo @nytimes reporters, @rpogrebin and @katekelly, spent months independently reporting out Deborah Ramirez’s alleg… https://t.co/9AHUVbarOc
Retweeted by csdickeyPerils of finding an effective US response. If Trump does nothing,a new and dangerous precedent will have been set.… https://t.co/uTxvLxyZ8J
Retweeted by csdickeyWe are hitting the tipping point to runaway warming that will be beyond our control. https://t.co/lK8gkgPam1
Retweeted by csdickeyAvigdor Liberman is shaping up to be the kingmaker of Israel’s September 17 election https://t.co/QeF5X1XBKx
Retweeted by csdickeyThere is also powerful evidence that both of those men lied under oath in their confirmation hearings. https://t.co/C5Cu0NwRe7
Retweeted by csdickeyLet’s start with something basic — as president, I won’t have a “favorite dictator.” https://t.co/kb2ap6zaaD
Retweeted by csdickeyTired of winning? As Saudi Arabia Burns, Pompeo Blames Iran — and Trump Makes a Lame Claim About Killing Bin Laden’… https://t.co/gsRmHmZQivRead This: "In Mexico’s Cartel Country, a Murderer Who Kills Murderers Tells His Story" https://t.co/MhLYBURAytProviding healthcare to all, banning the sale of assault weapons, combatting the climate crisis, minimizing inequal… https://t.co/kTL58SY0xo
Retweeted by csdickey @SpyTalker Worried about Trump stepping down in 2021? How about 2025? This is from his official Instagram account. https://t.co/n0Nh4kz5heArab coalition says it will counter threats to Saudi assets, oil supplies https://t.co/2cODHh8r64 https://t.co/NyHj1Ew6yN
Retweeted by csdickeyBlessed Are the Refugees https://t.co/364kTkrlDk I couldn't agree more.
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9/15
2019
As Saudi Arabia Burns, Pompeo Blames Iran—and Trump Makes a Lame Claim About Killing Bin Laden’s Son… https://t.co/rzmd5mACjmAs Saudi Arabia Burns and Pompeo Blames Iran, the White House Makes a Lame Claim About Killing Bin Laden’s Son - We… https://t.co/YWpFBltrMA @csdickey: "The timing raises questions about team Trump’s larger foreign policy, mainly if his tough guy credentia… https://t.co/BNmL455LRB
Retweeted by csdickeyOn @MSNBC this morning talking about Trump's world of trouble, the attack in Saudi Arabia, the Taliban, deals gone… https://t.co/xqItPX4x1OUp with @davidgura tomorrow from 8-10am et 🍩 @JamilSmith 🍩 @tanzinavega 🍩@csdickey 🍩@HayesBrown 🍩@ryangrim 🍩… https://t.co/oR8mFpqdkS
Retweeted by csdickeyCongratulations @JoyAnnReid - you got him! https://t.co/4MnrJI9Vm3Somewhere between SNAFU and FUBAR. I suspect Iran (and/or intra-Iranian competition for power) is ramping up on the… https://t.co/u4ltPOD2nq
Retweeted by csdickeyOK, let’s spend a minute in a thread to explain why the @EU_commission’s decision to put migration under a portfoli… https://t.co/QlxYKwaJex
Retweeted by csdickeyAbqaiq contains the world’s largest oil processing plant, handling crude for export through the Gulf and Red Sea. K… https://t.co/MG5K7qWyQM
Retweeted by csdickeyWhy the Dems don’t raise the existential danger of nuclear weapons in the hands of the psychologically unstable Don… https://t.co/cB3ldhkz9s
Retweeted by csdickeyBased on some videos which I can’t verify and this initial report, things don’t look good in Saudi - “Saudi-owned s… https://t.co/5OvrItYPGN
Retweeted by csdickey"If someone's going to fuck you for four years, make it be someone you choose." Re-upping @DurexCondoms genius ad f… https://t.co/yFy96fx7JM
Retweeted by csdickeyA little over an hour ago reports started coming out of #SaudiArabia of a large explosion at an Aramco compound in… https://t.co/vYeLvHE7LC
Retweeted by csdickeyAnd it's on fire. https://t.co/Z9bwTTdIsBChristopher Dickey: We're seeing the death of democracy in America and Europe ... But Brian asked me to end on a po… https://t.co/7jYXqELvIg
Retweeted by csdickeyCIA unveils Cold War spy-pigeon missions https://t.co/OMoDF0IxcfSaudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes https://t.co/JWGBSCNEO8Abqaiq City Saudi Aramco The capital of the oil industry Explosions and fires Now residents are evacuating the city… https://t.co/9KB0ZK1oAC
Retweeted by csdickeyChristopher Dickey: We're seeing the death of democracy in America and Europe ... But Brian asked me to end on a po… https://t.co/7jYXqELvIgThe Taliban is now in Moscow. Naturally. You can’t make this shit up.
Retweeted by csdickeyVeteran foreign journalist @csdickey says, "We're seeing the death of democracy in America and Europe." Learn more… https://t.co/e8i2JNcoMl
Retweeted by csdickeyBack at #30rock for an appearance on 11thhour with Brian Williams @ NBC News https://t.co/Aj5MD1bEDCThe firing of #Bolton, UK's stormy #parliamentsuspension, Brussels outcry over "European values" label, the fight a… https://t.co/gZQrqUYFD6
Retweeted by csdickeyWow. The Justice Department argues the House of Representatives should not have access to the results of a criminal… https://t.co/DFKlU680Z2
Retweeted by csdickeyAnyone seeking a bit of light relief next week should pencil in the release of David Cameron’s memoir. As they say,… https://t.co/uI1Mlj1PRP
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9/14
2019
“Its right-wing conspiracy theories... Its subtle codespeak, it’s the symbols they use in their avatars.. its the l… https://t.co/RlEVCH3shz
Retweeted by csdickeyTrump looked over a gathering of American and Egyptian officials and called out in a loud voice: “Where’s my favori… https://t.co/ENmaaHffUt
Retweeted by csdickeyMoscow moves into US leadership vacuum on Afghanistan. https://t.co/mIfYHUW48Q
Retweeted by csdickey @Olivianuzzi Quag?Something some of us have tried to convey to our friends in Israel is now receiving broader recognition https://t.co/67aR4oYOyW
Retweeted by csdickeyTrump not a warmonger 'but he believes in the power of the dollar' - @csdickey - https://t.co/DessSdlHyuSchool district in Mississippi pulls 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from reading list; 'makes people uncomfortable' https://t.co/Xr5QWsxjpr
Retweeted by csdickeyCastro is hurting Democrats’ efforts to beat Trump—first by introducing decriminalization of illegal immigration (u… https://t.co/Ow4wKf6P0d
Retweeted by csdickeyShe’s running. https://t.co/CeKBo4ZQz1
Retweeted by csdickey @shaneharris @csdickey Trump believes, above and beyond all things, that his opinion is the ultimate arbiter of all… https://t.co/x9IRNy1Mkw
Retweeted by csdickeyTrump thinks Israel doesn’t spy on us. Sure and we don’t collect on them. If you believe that, I have a peace agree… https://t.co/BeVJdKHzUc
Retweeted by csdickeyJust in: Andrew McCabe’s legal team says in a new letter to Jesse Liu that based on their conversations with the US… https://t.co/rxkOWe6Lci
Retweeted by csdickeyWho’s going to tell him? https://t.co/XTQ8drOava
Retweeted by csdickeyBREAKING: US Congress introduces sweeping legislation to clean up Interpol so dictators like Putin can’t abuse it t… https://t.co/y1txmdM9CY
Retweeted by csdickeyAlso in #WorldThisWeek we ask @csdickey @Hamdam @rosiereporter Judah Grunstein @WPReview whether #Bolton firing cha… https://t.co/uBssMJ86m8
Retweeted by csdickeyAn absolute must read. Many people seem to think that if the US pulls back from the world things will get better. T… https://t.co/1gl9cH4OaS
Retweeted by csdickeyAn update for those who kindly follow this feed: I ended my assignment as @Reuters bureau chief in Paris this week.… https://t.co/n5EXOShQAb
Retweeted by csdickeySCOOP: The State IG’s office is preparing to recommend disciplinary action for Brian Hook for his role in political… https://t.co/6P3h4gX2mN
Retweeted by csdickey @BrandyZadrozny Star TrekAre you going? - We the People March - September 21, 2019 - "We are marching because the current regime is a threat… https://t.co/J2S3otZXuIIt's already happened. See: closure of the Polish parliament https://t.co/3vjixtqc19
Retweeted by csdickeyTrump Is Acting Like Vapes Are More Deadly Than Guns https://t.co/tNRduGENbF via @thedailybeastWhile Trump Shrugs, North Korea’s Building Better Missiles https://t.co/LjG2JN9RMD via @thedailybeastWhy Did America Drop 40 Tons of Bombs on This Iraqi Island? https://t.co/FPH5sqQMY4 via @thedailybeast @daxeAncient Handholding Skeletons Are Men but Italy Won’t Say Gay https://t.co/QdpxzrIV5k via @thedailybeast @blnadeauMacron pension reform: Paris paralysed by massive strike https://t.co/J79Mmzt9mABeto O’Rourke’s camp has reported a Texas GOP lawmaker to the FBI for an ominous “my AR is ready for you” tweet https://t.co/a5aL3nfiGw
Retweeted by csdickeyBoth Rabin and Clinton went to great lengths to avoid being kissed or as I put it getting lost in Arafat’s kafiyyah https://t.co/uTG6c0tHfI
Retweeted by csdickey—->>> New: Mexico asks US to “freeze” arms trafficking, claiming that 70% of the country’s gun crimes this year wer… https://t.co/aVNKnSQTsA
Retweeted by csdickeyTrump: I look orange because of energy-saving light bulbs https://t.co/qsum6Z0Kbn
Retweeted by csdickey“I don’t know who won the debate, but watching candidates discuss the issues intelligently, using real facts, I’d f… https://t.co/qJTmqtNK9c
Retweeted by csdickey"Very few British people knew about..." is the defining clause of everything Brexit-related. https://t.co/OEm7G3Q0mI
Retweeted by csdickeyThat private funeral the Mugabe family wants far from certain, warns @Makil. Great discussion late Zimbabwe leader'… https://t.co/JwizGx5mLf
Retweeted by csdickey @RandaHabib @csdickey Protecting the Iranian FM at #UNGA was always a unique protective intelligence challenge. @StateDeptDSS #protection
Retweeted by csdickey#Trump said he believes that #Iran 's leadership wants a meeting, adding to expectations that he is trying to arran… https://t.co/wJ1UWoc7bb
Retweeted by csdickeyHow an innovative way of quitting smoking became an industry that produces cotton candy flavored vape juice...… https://t.co/kQVWZjmCX7
Retweeted by csdickey @jakeadelstein @DEADLINE Can't wait!‘Tokyo Vice’: Ken Watanabe To Star In HBO Max Drama Series https://t.co/keFT7ZOEVs via @Deadline
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9/13
2019
Q:What was this Australian couple doing that led authorities in #Iran to disappear them for 3 months? A:Tra… https://t.co/I8bBlo8DXC
Retweeted by csdickeyTrump admin has released $250 mil in aid to Ukraine that it had held up despite criticism that the money was desper… https://t.co/VYQJ6zHjae
Retweeted by csdickeyMake no mistake, DoJ has it out for Andrew McCabe because he did his job, honored his oath and sought to find out t… https://t.co/TbS6pemy9x
Retweeted by csdickeyNeedless to say, this is very much to Bolton’s credit. https://t.co/QWTpBMhN09
Retweeted by csdickeyClassic Trump...break a deal, create a crisis, "solve" the crisis with a worse, more expensive deal, declare victor… https://t.co/uKExB8GzTT
Retweeted by csdickeyIt's almost as if -- and please hear me out on this -- this trade war is actually one big show designed around the… https://t.co/0CXtpPVwu6
Retweeted by csdickeyUnarmed shopping is the new trend sweeping the US... Thanks to concerted activism. https://t.co/KsXFZcAoWr
Retweeted by csdickey#Russia, which remains virulently anti-American, keeps worrying about the impact of "propaganda against US Presiden… https://t.co/sbNXnfN618
Retweeted by csdickeyIn the US in 2011 more ebooks were sold than hardbacks. By 2016, hardbacks were outstripping ebooks, and twice as m… https://t.co/guwZ4Dn1HH
Retweeted by csdickeyIn imitation of the Tory party, Polish government suspended parliament until elections to avoid difficult debates.… https://t.co/MKAJAuGhjN
Retweeted by csdickeyEXCLUSIVE: The State Department refused to grant the citizenship of two gay American dads' infant daughter who was… https://t.co/cgulQwZb23
Retweeted by csdickeySonia Sotomayor, the American-born daughter of Puerto Rican parents, and thus far the Court's only Latinx Justice,… https://t.co/X7botwCHna
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9/12
2019

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