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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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@csdickey @Tomreiss Fascinating. I don’t think it’s just the Caribbean connection that triggered score of “Hamilton” to play in my mind.
Retweeted by csdickey @csdickey @Tomreiss The Nazis didn't touch the statue of Charlemagne in front of Notre Dame, under personal orders… https://t.co/ppcPTZTAwc
Retweeted by csdickey @frasermatthew @Tomreiss Good perspective!Read This: "Will Erdogan Turn Hagia Sophia Back Into a Mosque?" https://t.co/Kt13GbVCFaMy latest search for historical perspective - Nazis Took Down the Statue of Napoleon’s Great Black General Alex Dum… https://t.co/QqiMmGpPDN @csdickey ...and wonderful writing.
Retweeted by csdickeySamuel Johnson said false patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. This oration could not have been more false… https://t.co/jGh6HRmRFY @csdickey @KELLYWEILL @WillBredderman Yes. Yes. Yes.
Retweeted by csdickeyCovid death toll in US is down from abt 3000 a day to 600. Let's say the huge spike in infections does not lead to… https://t.co/YZJkBt7UKNTrump was more concerned abt how he looked walking down that ramp at West Point than about "the fact the soldiers h… https://t.co/xyZaZlLGIpWeaponized stupidity. https://t.co/CGrSkyyalv
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7/4
2020
Why Joe Biden has no intention of fighting with Netanyahu on peace process: 1. There is no peace process to fight a… https://t.co/wldnKee2kY
Retweeted by csdickeyJean Castex who?? Even in #France, the name of the next PM has fallen with a dull thud. “Il n’est pas connu du gran… https://t.co/Vjo9AZ8IhQ
Retweeted by csdickey‘The Most Ignorant and Unfit’: What Made America’s Worst Ever Leader? | by David Rothkopf | The New York Review of… https://t.co/t8mjfhIifETrump gets a lot of support from "gated communities". The Wall is a symbol and reflection of the thinking behind th… https://t.co/oAWwf1Bb7k
Retweeted by csdickeyHow perverse—Report of Kushner’s waning influence revives Netanyahu’s annexation dream: Trump, reportedly planning… https://t.co/2zq9LtRywcTrump gets a lot of support from "gated communities". The Wall is a symbol and reflection of the thinking behind th… https://t.co/oAWwf1Bb7kRead This: Trump Mulls a Mild Response to Russian Bounties on Americans’ Heads ⁦@swin24⁩ ⁦@ErinBanco⁩ https://t.co/TjFq85mZePSure. “Reopen the schools,” they said. “What could go wrong?” they said. https://t.co/2nCuZB2ach
Retweeted by csdickey @SpyTalker @nytimes Not dead yet, Jeff. 53K new positive cases. Fauci warns w/out masks, distancing: 100K a day. De… https://t.co/rrfw6kJ85oRead This: "Mary Trump: You Can’t Gag Me Because Settlement Was a ‘Fraud’" https://t.co/MtNew8fKflRead This: "Cartels Target Top Cop as Killings Soar in Mexico" https://t.co/5uHbDVo63NGreat combination of investigative reporting and onscene color - Read This: "Inside the Secret Sale of Ghislaine Ma… https://t.co/dqX3Uzkcy5"Activities we could have safely resumed two ago ... aren’t safe to continue given today’s much higher Covid-19 pre… https://t.co/K7Ik2pdHQyKrugman notes the job numbers are from before the covid surge: "Trumpists are crowing about the June employment num… https://t.co/BUktT2wNWc"At this point Arizona, with seven million people, is reporting around as many new cases each day as the whole E.U.… https://t.co/xobZIVadVM
7/3
2020
@JohnAvlon Make America Great Again by Making America Sane AgainJust curious what percentage of your members, you know, live in NYC? https://t.co/KMAp6COODl
Retweeted by csdickeyEverybody’s going nuts about the new Trump campaign logo but people FFS “America First” was the propaganda of the A… https://t.co/1JU6bmJ1TQ
Retweeted by csdickeyParis, France - Alexandre Dumas from a distance. https://t.co/YsKvWYKaup @AnneinParis @csdickey The other night, I discovered you can now cycle under the Étoile, through the old road tunne… https://t.co/y1Jexm1JbJ
Retweeted by csdickeyI was actually able to ride a bicycle around the Etoile, even if I did get honked at three times. My latest post. T… https://t.co/DCCCtKRqsM
Retweeted by csdickeyDriving in Circles https://t.co/FuPxtR9iWd @AnneinParisGhislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s Confidante, Caught by the FBI in New Hampshire https://t.co/qGOCvXyxyE via @thedailybeastSamantha Bee: “When Trump undermines the free press, he’s not just attacking journalists’ right to do their jobs. H… https://t.co/6alaRqI1Wl
Retweeted by csdickey“It’s the Law”: https://t.co/9E3QUiGUOF
Retweeted by csdickeyBecause Trump didn’t deal with the threat from Russia the way he should have, now we are all talking about collecti… https://t.co/XWZ5roOTHw
Retweeted by csdickeyThis by @ErinBanco and @swin24 nails the dangerous dysfunction at the top re intelligence. None so blind as those w… https://t.co/2WIjWDowkn
Retweeted by csdickey @brunosphoto Great! Thanks. @brunosphoto My favorite lens. The shutter still works it seems, but that meter is long dead and was always clumsy.… https://t.co/WMiQ1WLdzaParis, France - Nikon F. The last of the old cameras from my father's trunk. He brought it to me from Japan in 1966… https://t.co/dOsNDIQimLRead This: "Cartels Target Top Cop as Killings Soar in Mexico" https://t.co/5uHbDVo63NSusan Collins Cast the Crucial Vote for Brett Kavanaugh. His Biggest Backers Returned the Favor. https://t.co/jlBDxXX3xs via @thedailybeast @JayneCudzil @tedlieu @EricColumbus Hah. No. Venice last December. @sarahchurchwell It's a hell of an essay. "America First" fascism has happened here before, and the current preside… https://t.co/O2geamI8J3Afghan Drug Smuggler Acted as Middleman for Russians Paying Bounties for American Troops: NYT https://t.co/lz1ItjjZjv via @thedailybeast @JayneCudzil @tedlieu @EricColumbus Masks protect you from other people, but mainly they protect other people from… https://t.co/6tGEuKMQTLJapanese Wrestler Hana Kimura Wouldn't Bow to Men, But Trolls Took Her Down https://t.co/jfb9naCmYL
Retweeted by csdickeyAfghan Drug Smuggler Acted as Middleman for Russians Paying Bounties for American Troops: NYT https://t.co/lz1ItjjZjv via @thedailybeast"Operating in the blur, or as some Western military organizations put it, the ‘gray zone’” - That, precisely, is wh… https://t.co/U2jbI6xTkhRead This: "Trump’s F*cked. That Means America Is Too Until November." - IMHO the really dangerous time will BEGIN… https://t.co/nVoqvZ80ORWe're looking at CIA self censorship in the face of a choleric president who uses the practice of rating Intel with… https://t.co/UVzTWupwNuThis by @ErinBanco and @swin24 nails the dangerous dysfunction at the top re intelligence. None so blind as those w… https://t.co/2WIjWDowknRead This: "What’s Really Behind Putin’s Vendetta Against Americans?" https://t.co/wDOOdrai7K
Retweeted by csdickeyIf true, this would confirm what we wrote earlier this week in ⁦@thedailybeast⁩ (thread) - CIA did not verbally bri… https://t.co/cDEOPIzhwU
7/2
2020
Read the full story from @Samiyousafzai, @arawnsley, @csdickey, and @ErinBanco here: https://t.co/OU68Jnf2wa
Retweeted by csdickeyRead This: "Russian Bounties on US Troops Go Back Five Years, Ex-Taliban Claims" with ⁦@Samiyousafzai⁩ ⁦@ErinBanco⁩… https://t.co/M0yuGhwQ1y @ChristinLuvsSno Aw shucks.Since the US is barred from entering EU countries now is the perfect time to follow @csdickey -His photos are wonde… https://t.co/zoFhW3uAr3
Retweeted by csdickeyParis, France - Door @ Rue Paul-Baudry https://t.co/eQ3z4MofMSGood piece on the uncertainties involved re COVID vaccines — everything from is it even possible, to unpredictable… https://t.co/zyLHFyhzrQ
Retweeted by csdickeyRead This: "The Frantic Hunt for a COVID Vaccine Amid a Terrifying U.S. Surge" https://t.co/IVIDcJdYXbRead This: "Italian Police on Amalfi Coast Seize 84 Million ‘Captagon’ Pills Shipped by ISIS From Syria" ⁦@BLNadeau… https://t.co/V9xR06L0lROther revelations: Trump speaks so rudely and insultingly to Angela Merkel that she has limited the number of peopl… https://t.co/cBj2QibZK1
Retweeted by csdickeyRead this again: "the President naively elevated Russia -- a second-rate totalitarian state with less than 4% of th… https://t.co/n9yp0Na3wc
Retweeted by csdickeyWhat could go wrong? #Idiocracy https://t.co/BGzHFYZdE6
Retweeted by csdickey"Bars. Bars are really not good." -- Dr. Anthony Fauci
Retweeted by csdickeyCOVER YOUR FREAKIN' FACE! - A Randy Rainbow Song Parody https://t.co/KcbaefTeIF via @YouTubeCoronavirus: Fauci warns of 100,000 US cases per dayo https://t.co/JevuIeugqQRead This: "What’s Really Behind Putin’s Vendetta Against Americans?" https://t.co/wDOOdrai7K
7/1
2020
Paris, France - National Camera Day? As it happens, by pure coincidence I found my father's Minox B today hidden aw… https://t.co/TSuFXBoVhBTwitter Accounts Deleted. Social Media Scrubbed. Spooked Hong Kong Braces for New Security Law https://t.co/ee8dr6kyfiRead This: "What’s Really Behind Putin’s Vendetta Against Americans?" ⁦@aknight613⁩ https://t.co/wDOOdrai7KRead This: "Italy: Prosecutors Hid Evidence in Murder Trial of U.S. Teens" ⁦@BLNadeau⁩ https://t.co/z0ArZCZaVFTrump Officials Didn’t Want to Tell Him About the ‘Russian Bounties’ https://t.co/xjHc6e8Msd via @thedailybeast @swin24 @ErinBancoRead This: "The Keystone XL Pipeline is a Disaster Not Waiting to Happen" ⁦@SulomeAnderson⁩ https://t.co/3vYkuXz0k9Read This: "The Sinister Fiction of Russian Aid to the COVID-Plagued World" https://t.co/djQfV5Ce7jWe assumed New York would be the worst part of the pandemic and that would be it for the U.S. That's not how it has… https://t.co/udNHBqWVfT
Retweeted by csdickey“There is something incredibly unjust in the fact that Stalin’s crimes and communist crimes didn’t enter the global… https://t.co/cXfdzfovsJ
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6/30
2020
Not surprising, but stunning nonetheless. Read This: "Nigeria’s Gravediggers Bury Secret COVID Victims Every Day" ⁦… https://t.co/t2z4hJ7ob9
Retweeted by csdickeyNot surprising, but stunning nonetheless. Read This: "Nigeria’s Gravediggers Bury Secret COVID Victims Every Day" ⁦… https://t.co/t2z4hJ7ob9Read This: "The Sinister Fiction of Russian Aid to the COVID-Plagued World" ⁦@michaeldweiss⁩ https://t.co/djQfV5Ce7jThe Confederacy in your face. Georgia put the segregationist "battle flag" on its state flag in 1956. That came off… https://t.co/yIAK2N5Iwv
Retweeted by csdickeyWaPo now reporting Russian GRU bounties to the Taliban *did* lead to the death of US soldiers in Afghanistan: https://t.co/F2szknIeAM
Retweeted by csdickeyGeorgia had the segregationist “battle flag” of the Confederacy on its state flag from 1956-2001. In 2003 it came u… https://t.co/IGDApg7mV5Read This: "Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Remove Confederate Symbol From State Flag" ... It’s about time! But, let’… https://t.co/UrjvnnobT3
6/29
2020
23 service men were killed in Afghanistan in 2019. What did Trump know about Russia paying the Taliban to kill them… https://t.co/kPzW8iSAx8
Retweeted by csdickeyDiscredited by huge death tolls, what will such men as Bolsonaro and Trump do to hold on to power? How far will the… https://t.co/tUFgz4CCkA
Retweeted by csdickeyBolsonaro's arrogance has now cost Brazil 56,000 lives, second only to Trump's ego-driven illusions, which have cos… https://t.co/dkAeSrse7D
Retweeted by csdickey125,000 dead and counting in Trump's diminished America. That is what it is. They are not what they were: alive. https://t.co/gECOAxtMrC
Retweeted by csdickeyExcellent essay - The American Scholar: The Knock on Grant - <a href='https://t.co/AKJFEh2hbD'>Elizabeth D. Samet</… https://t.co/SROQeIPPfw
6/28
2020
Russian Info Ops Putting US Police in Their Crosshairs: Russia, through the English-language RT, is reaching out t… https://t.co/2SsCW8gCU3
Retweeted by csdickey125,000 dead and counting in Trump's diminished America. That is what it is. They are not what they were: alive. https://t.co/gECOAxtMrCAn unnamed friend told Trump he might be the most perfect person. Who do you think it was? a) One of the voices in… https://t.co/dfGy0NvW38
Retweeted by csdickey @barbwebb233 @realDonaldTrump I have a slogan for @JoeBiden - to be said with feeling, and with meaning. Let's make America great again."The unit that officials identified as responsible for allegedly offering the bounties has also been linked to the… https://t.co/yPjcoRX4LT
Retweeted by csdickey @ajaraisk1 @FrancoisF24 @csdickey As somebody who grew up in 1980s , enjoying the first protest art with stories of… https://t.co/Ze1XIRAbWd
Retweeted by csdickeyGonna miss friends and family here in France this summer. Read This: "Europe Tells Americans Stay Home Until You Cl… https://t.co/RxcjmSw2ex @jjs92285 @Nel_Mezzo Done https://t.co/bu4YmATHwy https://t.co/EnRImWOvYl @Bfklin @alykhansatchu @amanda_rossi @thedailybeast Toll vs rates https://t.co/bu4YmATHwy https://t.co/EnRImWOvYl
6/27
2020

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