Monday, May 30, 2011

Check out "To Catch a Creep": Inside the Special Victims squad that arrested Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Newsweek, To Catch a Creep, 30 May 2011
How do you know who's lying and who's telling the truth about a rape? From no-name scoundrels to big-power suspects like Dominique Strauss-Kahn, these cops crack New York's most shocking sex crimes.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Checke out "The 3 Women Who'll Decide Strauss-Kahn's Fate"

The Daily Beast, Three Women to Decide IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Sexual-Assault Case, 17 May 2011
The rape case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn hinges on the testimony of three women: his daughter, the hotel maid he allegedly attacked, and a second alleged victim. Christopher Dickey reports from Paris.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Check out a long day of TV appearances talking about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case

The Today Show, NBC:
IMF chief accused of NYC sex attack
One of the most influential bankers in the world -- and a possible candidate for the French presidency -- was arrested and charged with sexual assault at a luxury Manhattan hotel. NBC's Jeff Rossen has the details and Newsweek's Christopher Dickey discusses the French reaction to the charges with TODAY's Matt Lauer.

Hardball with Chris Matthews, MSNBC:
IMF Chief accused of sexual assault
Investigative crime reporter Michelle Sigona and Newsweek's Christopher Dickey talk about the latest details surrounding the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

NBC Nightly News (a brief sound bite):
IMF chief denied bail over sexual assault charges
Despite cries of foul play by some in the French press, prosecutors say they have DNA evidence to prove that Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the leader of IMF and possible presidential candidate in France, attempted to rape a maid in his Manhattan hotel room. NBC's Jeff Rossen reports.

Canadian SunNews network:
IMF scandal fallout : Prime time : SunNews Video Gallery

In The Arena with Eliot Spitzer, CNN:
Journalists Chrystia Freeland and Christopher Dickey discuss the sex charges against IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

There were also appearances on the France24 news bulletin with Annette Young and BBC America, but for the moment I can't find links to the video.

Plus, from earlier in the week:
France24, Egypt: Justice and Revolution, 16 May 2011
(I would not agree with the report's assertion that Gamal Mubarak was the real power in Egypt in recent years.)

On CNN with Eliot Spitzer talking DSK

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Check out my coverage of Strauss-Kahn's arrest for alleged sex crimes

The Daily Beast, Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Arrest and Political Fallout, 15 May 2011
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest in New York on Saturday for alleged criminal sexual assault may end his career at the IMF—and will transform the French presidential race.

France24 Audio: An unmitigated disaster for StraussKahn's career, 15 May 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Check out "Galliano's Woes," a brief video

The Daily Beast video, Dickey Chronicles: Galliano's Woes, 10 May 2011
The designer, the Paris neighborhood where he went on his rant, and memories of the Holocaust around the corner.
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Friday, May 06, 2011

Check out "The Next Terror Threat" about the risks to New York and Osama's legacy

The Daily Beast: The Next Terror Threat, 6 May 2011
On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning suggesting Al Qaeda had contemplated attacks on U.S. railroads. Christopher Dickey on why bin Laden's death won't protect us from attacks—and the new breed of small scale, random terror threats that may be coming next

For rapid-fire updates follow me on Twitter at @csdickey

Check out my Newsweek cover story (a special edition) on the 15-year hunt for Bin Laden

Newsweek Cover (special edition): A Decade on the Lam, 6 May 2011
How much longer will Al Qaeda survive? Just look at all it took to hunt down its leader.

Also, this from Monday:

The Daily Beast, Why the U.S. Acted Alone, 2 May 2011
Islamabad's Al Qaeda allies complicated the hunt for Public Enemy No. 1. Christopher Dickey on how the U.S. went over the heads of bin Laden's Pakistan protectors.