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csdickey
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 2h
Read This: "Modi’s India Landslide Should Scare the Sh*t Out of the Rest of Us"
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Sneaky Photo Captures Trump Handwritten Notes Saying Dems Have ‘No Achomlishments’ via
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Replying to @csdickey
As it happens, I covered the death of Diana from the scene of the crash the night it happened, and pursued every crackpot theory of her death for months and years after. Now the National Enquirer has incorporated bullshit Diana conspiracies into A THEME PARK! Pure Trumpistan.
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csdickey 6h
National Enquirer Live! Theme-Park Turns Princess Diana’s Death Into Attraction: ‘It's Not In Poor Taste’ ... Yes it is. The public does not get to decide if she was pregnant. She was not. And there was no fucking "bang-flash." via
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csdickey 8h
Iran's supreme leader changes his tune on Rohani and Zarif - harbinger of hardline positions to come ...
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csdickey 8h
They were children when they were kidnapped by ISIS and forced to fight. What happens now that they're home?
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John Harwood 13h
“Harriet Tubman — former slave, abolitionist, “conductor” on the Underground Railroad — will not become the face of the $20 bill until after President Trump leaves office, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.” via ⁦
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Neri Zilber May 22
Disconnect here is shocking. ONLY thing keeping Gaza afloat right now is UN agencies on ground (via Qatari & other donor $$). Defund biggest agency in Gaza and who are you left with? Hamas? Also - US defunded aid to PA in West Bank. What partner org do they think exists? IDF?
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James McAuley May 22
Shocking news today: a prominent French journalist from has been summoned for police questioning after her reporting on and corruption in the gov't of . My latest, with many thanks to for the interview:
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Martin Indyk May 22
An important statement by in the UN Security Council today. It's a full-blown declaration of the Trump Administration's intent to dismantle UNWRA with no explanation of what would replace it. 1/2
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Taking Action 4 US 16h
“Freedom,” a German professor said, when asked what the🇪🇺meant to him. “Slavery,” an Italian grandmother said. “Nothing at all,” a French electrician said But almost no one wanted their country to leave the 🇪🇺, even if unhappy with how it was working.
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For deeper insight into the brutal conflict that helps fuel Modi's sectarian political machine, read this saga by : LINES OF CONTROL When They Want War, India and Pakistan Will Always Have Kashmir
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Early vote counts suggest Narendra Modi's BJP will win India's elections by a landslide. He styled himself the country's "chowkidar," meaning watchman or security guard, and his surge in support came after a military showdown with Pakistan.
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Ozone layer: Banned CFCs traced to China say scientists
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Martin Indyk May 22
Hanan Ashrawi takes a stand for human rights against the PA. But David Friedman won’t give her a visa to speak about Palestinian human rights in the USA. A shanda.
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Replying to @gtconway3d
Ah, but a sixth-grader would not have Trump's gut.
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Daniel Seidemann May 22
Millions of Jews in tens of generations yearned for Jerusalem without ever crossing a border. I was one of them. Why do you condemn Palestinians for the traits we value most in ourselves? Because recognizing that Palestinians are our equals scares the shit out of you.
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Chris Hayes May 22
The *second* there is a Democrat in the White House there will be a *massive* coordinated hysteria about the debt.
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The Daily Beast 19h
The leader of a group of Trump-loving border vigilantes which gained notoriety last month was arrested in an incident in which police said he was fraudulently claiming to be collecting cash for a child with cancer
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Jane Mayer May 22
Terrific reporting: hundreds of millions of dollars in right-wing dark money influencing US court picks. One donor alone spent over $24 million on the Supreme Court + $1M on Trump's inaugural - but is hiding
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