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Jamie Dettmer is an American-British journalist and broadcaster. He has worked for The Times of London, Newsweek, Sunday Telegraph, Washington Times, New York Sun, the Scotsman and The Hill. He has reported from Europe, Latin America and Africa, the Indian sub-continent and Russia and has covered Capitol Hill, U.S. politics and national security and the American intelligence community. Currently, as well as reporting on the Mideast for the Daily Beast, he broadcasts also for Voice of America, and has variously been based out of Beirut, Tripoli and Istanbul. He has had several trips into war-torn Syria. He spent also five months last year reporting from the front-lines on the conflict in east Ukraine and from Crimea and Kyiv. Read his blog at jamiedettmer.com