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Christopher Dickey
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Attended University of Virginia
Lived in Paris, France
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A newly revealed classified document and a history of grave misjudgments warn against the dangers of the new E.U. plan to stop migrants.
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Along with 24 other missing pieces of Italy’s heritage, the lid bearing a gorgeous sleeping Ariadne was returned this week—after 34 years of being smuggled around the world.
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When Cardinal Georgie Pell went to Rome to oversee the bank, Australians thought he was fleeing the pedophile scandals that plagued him at home. They still do.
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Libya’s dictator hid a fortune. One man told the U.S. that he’s authorized to get the money, which would entitle him to a giant finder’s fee. Never mind the forgery accusations.
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After a shootout in western Mexico, 42 alleged criminals are dead. The army said they died in a shootout, but it looks like they were executed.
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Nepalese migrant workers on Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadiums were met with their worst indignity yet: they were disallowed from going home to the funerals of relatives who were killed in last month's earthquake.
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The fate of the imprisoned Russians remains unclear. The Kremlin seems intent on forgetting about them.
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The Nigerian terror organization’s ties to the ‘caliphate’ in Iraq and Syria appear to include training and propaganda operations.
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The world’s premier #squad of young model-socialites—Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, and Gigi Hadid—showed up in Lewis Hamilton’s corner at the world’s most glam race.
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Evany José Metzker just wanted to tell the true stories of people in his part of rural Brazil, and for that he paid with his life.
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Report, write, photograph, film, talk, think, rethink
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  • The Daily Beast
    Foreign Editor, 2014 - present
    Assign and edit articles by correspondents and other contributors; write original essays and investigative reports
  • The Daily Beast
    Paris Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor, 2010 - 2014
  • Newsweek & The Daily Beast
    Paris Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor, 2010 - 2013
  • Newsweek
    Paris Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor, 1995 - 2010
  • Newsweek
    Cairo Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor, 1992 - 1995
  • Newsweek
    Paris Bureau Chief, 1988 - 1992
  • Newsweek
    Cairo Bureau Chief, 1986 - 1988
  • The Washington Post
    Cairo Bureau Cheif, 1985 - 1986
  • The Council on Foreign Relations
    Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, 1983 - 1984
  • The Washington Post
    Mexico Bureau Chief, 1980 - 1983
  • The Washington Post
    Metro Reporter, 1978 - 1980
  • The Washington Post
    Washington Post Magazine Managing Editor, 1977 - 1978
  • The Washington Post
    Assistant Editor, Book World, 1974 - 1977
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Paris, France - Cairo, Egypt - New York, New York - Mexico City, Mexico - Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Washington, D.C. - Middleburg, Virginia - South Hamilton, Massachusetts - Charlottesville, Virgina - Leesburg, Virginia - Northridge, California - Milwaukie, Oregon - Portland, Oregon - Positano, Italy - Atlanta, Georgia -
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Award-winning author Christopher Dickey is Foreign Editor of The Daily Beast. His newest book, Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South, will be published in July 2015. Chris's other nonfiction books include Securing the City, a New York Times Book Review notable book in 2009; Summer of Deliverance, his memoir about his father, poet and novelist James Dickey; Expats, about Westerners in the modern Muslim world; and With the Contras, a first-hand account of combat in Central American wars. He is also the author of two acclaimed thrillers: Innocent Blood and The Sleeper.  Chris worked for The Washington Post in Central America and the Middle East before serving with Newsweek in Cairo and Paris. His columns about dictators, dissidents and terrorists appear on The Daily Beast. Links are posted on The Shadowland Journal
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A full time foreign correspondent, a passionate amateur photographer.
Education
  • University of Virginia
    1968 - 1972
  • Boston University
    1972 - 1974
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