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.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
From BC (Before COVID-19) to the Roaring 2020s
I've mostly been editing stories by our great world news team. (If you're not a Daily Beast member, sign up!) But I did write one pretty good essay.
But mainly I have been editing stories focused on the spread of the plague. I would encourage you to follow developments large and small and sometimes even darkly amusing under the Coronavirus heading at The Daily Beast: https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/coronavirus