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CNN international security editor, based in London again after 15 years lost in space, not endorsing anything.

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Russia-Turkey tensions escalate after dozens of Turkish troops killed in Syria - CNN https://t.co/skuKPuukvD
2/28
2020
@Josiensor Try drinking tap water. Straight from an actual tap.
2/27
2020
ICYMI, many congratulations to @chrissymacCNN for becoming the first woman to win Broadcast Journalist of the Year… https://t.co/tv5qgTLZlK
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2/26
2020
And the winner is... @chrissymacCNN #SJA2019 https://t.co/kGK3ro3Yc3
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2/25
2020
The US 'understanding' with the Taliban -- stop fighting for long enough and we'll leave - CNN https://t.co/EIXgPu3DDR @MrGregDulli Amazing
2/21
2020
A source close to talks on an Afghanistan peace settlement (or initial reduction in violence) tells me no announcem… https://t.co/ulvNuKad89
2/14
2020
In the past week, there's been a stark evolution of the conflict in Syria: Two of the most influential actors there… https://t.co/okfzfCBS8X
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshFor the first time in 9 years, two nation states are going toe-to-toe in Syria - CNN https://t.co/DlaJjbEH3h
2/12
2020
And it finally happened: Talking about Al Qaeda in class tonight, and one student wanted a refresher on 9/11 becaus… https://t.co/XUrPEpslyS
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2/11
2020
Congratulations to @chrissymacCNN for her shortlisting in broadcast journalist category 👏in the #SJA awards. https://t.co/3IvYlGZjJf
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1/31
2020
What has changed for Venezuela, if Guaido brought none? - CNN https://t.co/IUyUn5jwXd
1/22
2020
Trump's team thought Ukraine was an easy mark. It was a bad miscalculation | Analysis by @npwcnnhttps://t.co/OhhnEB3I2w
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshThe worst street corner for a “drug deal”. https://t.co/WrhPKtI6A7https://t.co/HoHN2I6bJo
1/21
2020
European security officials believe that reports suggesting the Ukrainian airliner was shot down by an Iranian surf… https://t.co/9iYYwfbKvk
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshEuropean security officials believe that reports suggesting that the Ukrainian airliner was shot down by an Iranian… https://t.co/pLiS7EuwO6CNN: The US increasingly believes that Iran mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner on Tuesday, according to mult… https://t.co/k6GzW1ZIHYTensions ease! The U.S. and Iran back away from further conflict, markets rise. @npwcnn has the latest details on… https://t.co/Xqv9FcrTr7
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1/9
2020
Trump's Iran comments suggests there won't be a military response https://t.co/FmcEKZG71xIran's choice of missile ensured Americans would have a warning https://t.co/IjEggSE3hIIran's strikes seem intended to avoid US deaths. Here's why that might be the case - CNN https://t.co/to25f6WNarIran's missile attacks don't make sense if Tehran's goal was to hurt US troops in large numbers, writes @NPWCNN. H… https://t.co/qn4sLr9VQH
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshGet @CNN live updates from: @arwaCNN & @JomanaCNN - Baghdad @fpleitgenCNN - Tehran @barbarastarrcnn - Pentagon… https://t.co/df3xwiOTuj
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshIran's strikes seem intended to avoid US deaths -- here's why that might be the case https://t.co/LXGfGWyTps
1/8
2020
Iran's moderates and hardliners face a decisive moment after Soleimani's killing https://t.co/n9OpNBdjyhMeanwhile some good news for anyone tired of Earth this week. First potentially habitable Earth-size planet disco… https://t.co/amkmIRoaq7
1/7
2020
Iran's response to the US may happen slowly and that's more concerning - CNN https://t.co/SqgDuZrb6xAs the world reacts to the killing of Iran's Qasem Soleimani, @CNN has correspondents in key datelines around the w… https://t.co/JZ768gJQ9M
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1/6
2020
The US wants to send the signal that this is deliberate. But it is escalatory and brings the region to a new brink… https://t.co/C9RGP5Kw8Y
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1/4
2020
@AlfieConn Holiest thereof
1/3
2019
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12/8
2019
Whitehall sources tell @cnn the London Bridge attacker was released from jail for terror offences on licence (via @npwcnn)
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11/29
2019
A Hong Kong protester shot by police says they 'shouldn't have to give our lives' for democracy - CNN https://t.co/hlSgjmOz2y
11/24
2019
Congrats to @npwcnn on being named CNN’s International Security Editor! 👏🏻 via @oliverdarcy //… https://t.co/sfC8u7M7mX
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11/8
2019
CNN goes inside Syrian prison holding ISIS prisoners - CNN Video https://t.co/ulONdvZTxL
11/1
2019
“The instigator and inspirer of some of the most hideous acts of violence ever put to video.” @npwcnn on Abu Bakr a… https://t.co/iHT8cgvkZa
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walsh @LizSly Liz is one of the best reporters to cover this region. It’s always a privilege to get past the headline.
10/28
2019
European intel official: concern motivated and trained ISIS foreign fighters cd escape or end up in Syrian regime h… https://t.co/i7z6Il9qlW
10/25
2019
How SDF now spells ignorant betrayal - CNN https://t.co/Uo2nCNm9e2https://t.co/ALybjXGWHm
10/24
2019
Putin's dreams have just come true - CNN https://t.co/Uo2nCNm9e2What will joint Turkish-Russian patrols mean for Syria and Kurds? @npwcnn reports https://t.co/kRyEUCLtYo https://t.co/tA6CE3bKpX
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshThe Sochi deal - as it’s meant to work on the ground. A lot of concessions from the Syrian Kurds, and a lot of what… https://t.co/Caksvgf2u2
10/23
2019
Sochi: 1 noon Weds regime/Russia to border to begin YPG withdrawal of fighters/weapons to 30km depth. 2 Turkey keep… https://t.co/7Di4jY0yvj
10/22
2019
https://t.co/GxNqKhMjKxOur @npwcnn with an update on the largest ground move the U.S. has made in Syria and a preview of what the next 48… https://t.co/PD5FHysrL1
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10/21
2019
Exclusive: Largest US troop withdrawal from Syria underway @npwcnn is there: https://t.co/8Mesafj0ux
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshSyria-Turkey ceasefire: Live updates https://t.co/F2DCJj75BmBREAKING 100s of trucks carrying US personnel and equipment observed by CNN gathering near Hasakah, en route east… https://t.co/LdLHc4Qbiu
10/20
2019
The ceasefire between Syria and Turkey "is not holding," according to US officials. @npwcnn reports.… https://t.co/mlVWWOD7aN
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10/19
2019
More than 7,000 Syrian refugees are fleeing into Northern Iraq. CNN’s @npwcnn has the latest details. https://t.co/FRSwvueuyt
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10/18
2019
Under the Turkish incursion, Syrian Kurds are holding daily mass funerals. @npwcnn reports from the ground where th… https://t.co/pa5vfhjOyc
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walshمشاهد حصرية لـCNN تسلط الضوء على تبعات عملية #نبع_السلام... أكراد #سوريا يدفنون موتاهم وسط هجمات يتعرضون لها منذ بد… https://t.co/zkPK8KFWFt
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10/17
2019
US forces at a base West of Ain Issa approached by Turkish-backed forces, very close, causing them to call in a sho… https://t.co/gIdAyiVrKcTrump imposes sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive. CNN'S Nick Paton Walsh is live from Iraq. @npwcnn https://t.co/v0pT85qgLP
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10/15
2019
.@niaCNN: "Are the Kurds telling you they feel abandoned by America?" @npwcnn: "Worse than that. They actually blam… https://t.co/B7t0jlH31f
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walsh2/ Later, saw Turkish military APCs and tanks sat alongside the M4 main highway that connects West and East in Syri… https://t.co/ANdJc4GMlY1/ US official tells me Turkish backed Syrian rebels have set up checkpoints on road between Ain Issa and Kobani. W… https://t.co/Bynf8TOp2R
10/13
2019
@AlfieConn I did ask, thank youTonight was eventful...The full CNN story here👇 https://t.co/IFgMk1boKr
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshUS detention of ISIS 'Beatles' shows the collapse in relations with Turkey - CNN https://t.co/5rwgEG0aXmFirst mortars land on Turkish territory, fired by Kurdish forces - via @NPW on the Turkey/Syria border @cnni
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10/10
2019
Trump's betrayal of the Kurds is a gift to Putin and Assad | Analysis by @npwcnn https://t.co/LLBwnNxPKd https://t.co/yoCB9e35UR
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshTrump's betrayal of the Kurds is a gift to Putin and Assad | Analysis by @npwcnn https://t.co/ExzDOHgu4w https://t.co/ekQjEc8XPY
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshTrump's betrayal of the Kurds is a gift to Putin and Assad - CNN https://t.co/8gF1Pfm7ay
10/7
2019
When I was a kid, 500 Syrian pounds was a fortune. If I got a bill like this one while visiting family in Syria on… https://t.co/iHTskiZbLX
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9/23
2019
https://t.co/6O26bIa68YIranian foreign ministry official confirms to CNN Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has been issued a US visa and… https://t.co/0CSIfC4LW9On @CNN, I emphasized that here's no such thing as a "limited strike". Iran does NOT want war, but we will NOT hesi… https://t.co/gPy9XP6kIE
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walshhttps://t.co/JbC4oofUhqBREAKING: Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif threatened 'all out war' in the event of a US or Saudi military strik… https://t.co/SPMRAt45Zy
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshIran: Zarif threatens 'all out war' in case of military strike after Saudi oil attack - CNN https://t.co/AUkgEYFtzw.@npwcnn: What would be the consequence of an American or Saudi military strike on Iran now? Iran Foreign Minister… https://t.co/HMUZX8KVI9
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9/19
2019
John Bolton's firing won't end the confusion over US foreign policy - CNN https://t.co/joDoQ4CTl6
9/11
2019
15 years ago. Bloodbath: up to 200 die as siege ends in mayhem | World news | The Guardian https://t.co/5zJaz65TAj"I didn't ever think I would watch the Amazon burn in my lifetime, but now fear it's just the start of the end."… https://t.co/QVXi7Q2g1J
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshAmazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we're doing nothing to stop it - CNN https://t.co/zAWM9htQ8E
9/4
2019
As the Amazon fires rage, members of this indigenous community brace for their world to change - CNN https://t.co/hiSBF07d7s
8/30
2019
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is considering rejecting $20M in foreign aid for the Amazon rainforest fires. Bol… https://t.co/qqaAIUiZr6
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8/27
2019
Coming up @hereandnow @DaviSusan is co-hosting with @hereandnowrobin and we'll have @ayesharascoe on the G7 and… https://t.co/YPvS0k2f5I
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshOur @npwcnn is in Brazil - follow him and @cnni for the latest on the #AmazonFires https://t.co/BDZiWEEJfI
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshAerial footage shows the world's largest rainforest in flames. Brazil's Amazon is known as "the planet's lungs" for… https://t.co/ATWkwMEDwm
Retweeted by Nick Paton WalshComing up @hereandnow today @DaviSusan is co-hosting with @hereandnowrobin and we'll be covering the G7 with… https://t.co/aMVuwX60CJ
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walsh"When you look at this, you learn something about yourself. Do you see a crisis impacting every fifth breath you ta… https://t.co/ZmCDwky3eT
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walsh"This is not just a forest that is burning... This is almost a cemetery. Because all you can see is death."… https://t.co/9By7QliD8e
Retweeted by Nick Paton Walsh'All you can see is death.' The regions reeling from the Amazon rainforest fires - CNN https://t.co/nu5wWuwmqt
8/26
2019
One of the rare moments we reached the edge of the Amazon fires, and the smoke cleared enough for a view of what en… https://t.co/yLcwGCWVqxFire moves in a line through whatever remains, Rondonia State, Brazil. Smoke often too thick to see the damage. https://t.co/D7QiGwJHPr24 hours later, Porto Velho. The army’s been arriving to fight the Amazon fires, but the horizon over this worst ef… https://t.co/yWpcWAOGDwDriving through hwy 364 today near #PortoVelho, #Brazil in the Amazon you see many cattle grazing. Here we passed c… https://t.co/UKHVmKYtDK
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8/25
2019
Porto Velho in Rondônia state, where the most Amazon fires are burning. You can usually see the sky at 7am, this ti… https://t.co/DtGAYmTj8u
8/24
2019
What a Kabul wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan - CNN https://t.co/A1muj2VH7n
8/19
2019
It took me years to realise that near-empty Marmite jars should be kept on their side so you can the last of it out… https://t.co/hWiGMzq7x8
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8/18
2019
What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' - CNN https://t.co/R8GQjJ4AhQ
8/17
2019
Trump to meet security officials on Afghanistan as concerns mount about US withdrawal - CNNPolitics https://t.co/qjWPAd4WKm
8/16
2019
@davidweastburn In the same way you keep, keep, keep getting promoted. The ghastly inevitability of age. ;)
8/15
2019
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8/12
2019
The world wonders what's happened to America - CNN https://t.co/OYisyhl0rR
8/10
2019

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