From Christopher Dickey, the author of "Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South" and "Securing the City," this site provides updates and footnotes on history, espionage, terrorism, fanaticism, policing and counterinsurgency linked to Dickey's columns for The Daily Beast and his other writings; also, occasional dialogues, diatribes, and contributions from friends.
Monday, August 19, 2019
My MSNBC Commentary on Rashida Tlaib and Israel, and more
There were significant back stories to the flap over Tlaib and Omar.
My MSNBC Take on Bibi, Rashida, Ilhan, The Donald, and background
I now appear almost every Saturday morning on MSNBC, usually around 6:45 EDT (set your Tivo, Donald Trump). When I am in the States and able to go to 30 Rock, I also appear frequently on David Gura's Sunday show, which runs from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. And of course there's breaking news commentary. I expect there will be a fair amount to talk about with the G7 coming up in Biarritz at the end of the month.
This was my take on the Trump/Bibi/Rashida Tlaib fiasco: