Monday, November 28, 2011

Check out "Why Dominique Strauss-Kahn Needs to Tell His Side of the Story"

The Daily Beast: Why Dominique Strauss-Kahn Needs to Tell His Side of the Story, 28 November 2011
As a new report feeds into rumors that Dominique Strauss-Kahn was set up, Christopher Dickey debunks the conspiracy theories—and says it's time for DSK to tell his side of the story.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/11/28/why-dominique-strauss-kahn-needs-to-tell-his-side-of-the-story.html

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Monday, November 21, 2011

Right-Wing Terror in America

Ross Schneiderman's cover story in this week's Newsweek magazine.

Check out "The Trouble with Technocrats" and France24 video on the same subject

Newsweek International: The Trouble With Technocrats, 21 November 2011
Saving Italy -- and Europe and the USA -- from themselves will take more than number-crunching. Co-authored with Barbie Nadeau
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/11/20/can-monti-save-italy-the-trouble-with-technocrats.html

France 24 video: The World This Week, 18 November 2011
Eurozone debt crisis: political solutions to economic woes -- As technocrats rise to power in Europe, elected leaders fail to agree on how to resolve the debt crisis
http://www.france24.com/en/20111118-wb-en-world-week-part-1-europe-germany-syria-protest-occupy-wall-street

Friday, November 18, 2011

Newsweek/Tehelka panels at Goa Thinkfest, Nov 2011

On the media:


An interview with "anti-extremist" Maajid Nawaz:


Talking Afghanistan with Shukria Barakzai and William Dalrymple:

Check out Condi Rice, Joan Didion, Maajid Nawaz, Chris Hayes (catching up on recent articles and video)

Newsweek Photo Gallery: 'Big Brother is Watching You,' 13 November 2011
In Syria, there's an Assad on every street corner
Photographs by Nicolas Righetti; Text by Christopher Dickey
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/galleries/2011/11/13/syria-assad-posters-nicolas-righetti-photos.html

The Daily Beast: Firebomb Torches French Weekly, 2 November 2011
The burning of satirical French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo raises the specter of Muslim violence, and plays straight into the hands of the far right. Christopher Dickey reports.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/11/02/sarkozy-and-far-right-benefit-from-french-weekly-charlie-hebdo-firebombing.html

The Daily Beast: Video clips from an onstage interview with former jihadi Maajid Nawaz at the ThinkFest in Goa, India, 5 November 2011
http://ibnbattuta.blogspot.com/2011/11/maajid-nawaz-former-radical-islamist.html

The Daily Beast: The Years of Magical Writing, 2 November 2011
Over the years, Christopher Dickey has come to love Joan Didion—her work, her soul, her humor—even the way she shields her despair. Here he writes on what the great author means for our inner lives with the release of her latest, Blue Nights.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2011/11/02/joan-didion-s-blue-nights-just-released-christopher-dickey-writes-about-his-love-for-her.html

MSNBC: Up With Chris Hayes, 30 October 2011
Discussing everything from Occupy Wall Street to the European debt crisis, redistricting in Texas and liberal disillusionment (or not) with Barack Obama
http://christopherdickey.blogspot.com/2011/11/on-up-with-chris-hayes-sunday-october.html

Newsweek Cover: Condi's Freedom War, 23 October 2011
Gaddafi's reign is over. Soon the U.S. exits Iraq. Was the toll worth it?  In this week's Newsweek Condoleezza Rice talks to Christopher Dickey about the fight for democratic rights.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/10/23/condi-s-dangerous-years.html

France24 TV: The World This Week, 14 October 2011
Fran├žois Picard's panel explains how fast-shifting battle lines in the wider Middle East may have brought about that prisoner swap deal for Gilad Shilad; Also, Paris and Berlin promise a plan to fix the Eurozone and how an African Spring may be sooner than you think.
http://www.france24.com/en/20111014-the-world-this-week-14-october
http://www.france24.com/en/20111014-the-world-this-week-14-october-part2

Newsweek: Greece on the Skids, 25 September 2011
The prime minister must remake his country. Fat chance.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/09/25/greece-on-the-skids.html


On "Up with Chris Hayes," Sunday, Oct 30, 2011