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Christopher Dickey
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Attended University of Virginia
Lived in Paris, France
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Obama confidant Mark Lippert was left bloodied after a Korean man shouting about reunification attacked him with a 10-inch blade Thursday morning at a breakfast meeting in Seoul.
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In numbers that have doubled in the last six months, the homeless are coming to Vatican City to sleep in church-donated sleeping bags—at the invitation of the pontiff.
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Netanyahu delivered a speech to the U.S. Congress that veered from passive aggressive to aggressive-aggressive and compared the struggle with Iran and ISIS to ‘Game of Thrones.’
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Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right Northern League, donned a black shirt to address an angry crowd in Rome this weekend—and his popularity is soaring.
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Servando Gómez was arrested last week—at last—but his social media legend is likely to live on.
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What was that stuff in their diapers? Five kilos of cocaine. When the cops caught on to the mother’s game, the kids were abandoned.
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They don’t want to leave their country, but for years now they have been living in tents under increasingly dangerous conditions.
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Another Long Walk in the Snow (and Slush) in NYC

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Slush: Walking from Chelse to the Upper East Side of NYC Last Night

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Two weeks before a national election, the no-holds-barred dissemination of fear and anger reminds some of the atmosphere that preceded the 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Rabin.
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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. Chris's 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. His newest book (and website) is Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South.
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A full time foreign correspondent, The Daily Beast foreign editor
Education
  • University of Virginia
    1968 - 1972
  • Boston University
    1972 - 1974
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