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Advertising, public diplomacy & national security at M&C Saatchi. Fmr US @StateDept diplomat. Non-Resident Fellow @GWUPOE.

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Joined Twitter 6/20/11


“That kid's name was Moe Greene, and the city he invented was Las Vegas. This was a great man, a man of vision and… https://t.co/MAcfrLUjgsAn American bartender who doesn’t like to stick his neck out for anyone. https://t.co/TOWEcNnePm
7/4
2020
Delighted to see the article, "The Next American Terrorist," which I wrote with @ColinPClarke, published in the… https://t.co/cb29LFk6mo
Retweeted by Alexander Guittard“Civil society isn’t an add-on but a genuine contributor in making policies more effective,” @theGCERF ED Khalid Ko… https://t.co/321NKo0D4M
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7/2
2020
@FaustoBustos When we use sarcasm, they think we’re actually that stupid, when that’s really only the case some of the time.One thing I’ve learned living in the UK is that Brits absolutely cannot detect American sarcasm. https://t.co/S2cIzyL0RcOh my God look at these differences!!! 😳😳 Poll answers from France, Germany, and the US on which country is the mos… https://t.co/3nOodSy3FA
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7/1
2020
When French Sci-fi Barjavel was asked to imagine the future just after world war 2 : he had it almost right https://t.co/CDCKAGbXq1
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6/29
2020
@straycarnivore Film bad, songs good.“One particular difference stands out between the American & European approaches. Many states were happy to reopen… https://t.co/UZRyysWzEY
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6/27
2020
Africa doesn’t have a ‘French problem’ and France is not afraid to confront its past. African states are sovereign… https://t.co/hua2VyVjIx
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6/26
2020
@RPG_volley @merii3 @S1Your It is a strange culture of highly educated, intellectually curious and ambitious people… https://t.co/sCvf4lFv1I @merii3 @RPG_volley @S1Your This is obviously the old format, but many of these expectations remain, hidden by 21st… https://t.co/yTVfADAVFQ @itsjustatank Still a really good book!
6/25
2020
A few quick thoughts on the State Department annual report on terrorism. https://t.co/uJt6myni6r
Retweeted by Alexander Guittard @Rileycaf high praiseThis is like verbatim the story I told about Airborne School. https://t.co/0Sdv9ghx7H
6/24
2020
Antifa "has become a political cudgel wielded by politicians who are more intent on demonizing political opponents… https://t.co/7rhEc6vXZ6
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6/23
2020
We are speaking up in response to Sunday's ad in the @Tennessean and urge you to share with your neighbors and netw… https://t.co/95lSN7VAJW
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardTHREAD In 2016, Trump promised to introduce "Extreme Vetting" for visitors and immigrants. Since taking office, he… https://t.co/ixnRo2JYCX
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6/22
2020
Next week! Please join us as we discuss THE ISIS READER. Register now at - https://t.co/bJ4qLXxDdQ https://t.co/Dl7t9xHMww
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6/17
2020
Interesting perspective - the country is now going through what CA did in the 1990’s, which destroyed the GOP in th… https://t.co/fsRBfA1KkR
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardMost British diplomats lack the experience and skills to manage 100 million pound development programs. DfiD staff… https://t.co/wXO0m4fjiB
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6/16
2020
‘Drifting definitions of terrorism endanger us all’ https://t.co/MSr22v7Axr
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6/15
2020
“Several top Biden allies said this past week that they increasingly view Harris as the best fit to be Biden’s runn… https://t.co/EjplMkNLeR
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6/14
2020
⁦@IgnatiusPost⁩ makes strong argument why #US taxpayers should care abt @Aub_lebanon: “schools such as this are par… https://t.co/fsK4H7v2jf
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6/12
2020
1/ @KoriSchake is very good, but her critique of @JoeBiden's foreign policy is not. It is really premised on the i… https://t.co/c35XI45J1R
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6/8
2020
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6/7
2020
It would oversee all traditional and electronic messaging, including social media, and all public statements and ot… https://t.co/adFiMmqt89"What’s needed is a new top-level organization—akin to the USIA on steroids and located within the State Department… https://t.co/aZ5dUWT1nohttps://t.co/x9buvw7ezB 👏👏👏 "Unlike China and Russia, the United States now lacks an effective strategy for commu… https://t.co/du0U1svGA4 @AMillionConvos @maryack Thank you for sharing your voice!Excellent to have 80 participants join our webinar on M&E today with great qs on how to measure impact. Remember:… https://t.co/o4MrCBmL9R
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6/4
2020
If only there was some other shorthand for “the area we are operating in.” https://t.co/sirwKf6EjT
6/2
2020
Calling what's happening on the streets domestic terrorism is both plainly wrong and insanely dangerous and irresponsible.
Retweeted by Alexander Guittard @MJMcConville "While deployed to the total loser war in Afghanistan, which, by the way, we don't know how to win an… https://t.co/dEnynh3iGh
6/1
2020
Looking forward to the forthcoming statement on white supremacy, gun violence and domestic terrorism. https://t.co/yDBvN343TLAs with the Section 230 EO, this is a threat without legal basis. The terrorist designation regime is entirely focu… https://t.co/56uGCFURoL
5/31
2020
The president has no authority to rewrite a congressional statute with an executive order imposing a flawed interpr… https://t.co/Mvs6EM1vCS
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardThe executive order on social media is not about being legal, it is about changing the conversation from 100k dead… https://t.co/ohKk3fiLfe
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5/28
2020
Congrats Fausto! Hope they paid you by the word! https://t.co/kwwaWw8Ihz"We’ll lament that Trump didn’t use the attacks that happened on his watch to implement a smarter CT strategy—one t… https://t.co/HRGfhzfCZ5
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5/27
2020
@haroro_ingram @DevorahMargolin @Jon_Lewis27 @reed_alastair As always, fantastic work, Haroro.There is a legitimate fear that the use of contact tracing apps and other technologies to slow the spread of COVID-… https://t.co/N4m4sMF122
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5/18
2020
This is stunning to watch: 60 Minutes details a "political disinformation campaign" that went from Matt Gaetz to Tu… https://t.co/iLwc8aDzxE
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5/11
2020
With respect, this is the opposite of the truth. Iran is restarting dangerous elements of its nuclear program that… https://t.co/ZIdRsz6UMI
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5/10
2020
Ignore the headline. This is an insightful article about why Scandinavia is the future of capitalism. Open your eye… https://t.co/lSbFchwHIZ
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5/9
2020
@Ryan_B_Greer If all you have is a hammer...
5/2
2020
"These platforms should not allow paid political advertisements from media outlets registered under the Foreign Age… https://t.co/TefRs6O6q9
4/28
2020
This is what it's like to buy a physical barrel of oil https://t.co/tgAlTL7fmU
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4/21
2020
Michael Lewis is, as always, excellent here. And "The Fifth Risk" is proving one of the most prophetic (and still w… https://t.co/JoPyv0tSU8
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4/8
2020
As COVID-19 has transformed the way that Americans live, and threatens to claim exponentially more lives than any t… https://t.co/HQBfRRRqVS
Retweeted by Alexander Guittard @RosandEric https://t.co/If0CtP9nsbWell done https://t.co/n0QMarZKDH
4/6
2020
As Virus Spreads, China and Russia See Openings for Disinformation - The New York Times https://t.co/ix44S3XUAC
3/29
2020
To fight the coronavirus China is undertaking its biggest experiment yet in rule by data: an app that automates qua… https://t.co/P5ewCJaQzu
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3/28
2020
The BBC is now running this as a public information film between some of its programmes. https://t.co/L92EuU17nk
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3/26
2020
Just to give a high-level overview of where we are in terms of the US & COVID-19. We are in *the beginning* of the… https://t.co/RcdRZp7V1J
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardThis week on the Overcoming Extremism Podcast, Samar Ali, a Muslim-American attorney in Tennessee and founder of Mi… https://t.co/Iyu18SYzLa
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3/24
2020
Nowruz greetings in the time of Coronavirus. Happy Persian New Year and first day of Spring! Hope we all have a… https://t.co/SxLWFl8gLT
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardNo one could have predicted this. https://t.co/jpSyKGdhM7
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3/21
2020
@itsjustatank Don't worry https://t.co/qXYker5osmIt's hard to overstate what a disaster Trump's Iran policy has been. Isolating us from our closest allies, empoweri… https://t.co/hEZNSacOZG
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3/20
2020
@SeamusHughes Getting those Europe numbers up. https://t.co/TY2Wk84dmx
3/17
2020
Please believe us infectious disease epidemiologists when we tell you that we have been and remain in the exponenti… https://t.co/sFdtyPeKhW
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3/15
2020
@straycarnivore Quarantäne-Kundenbeziehungsmanagement
3/13
2020
What is the security benefit of classifying public health data that is knowable through (perhaps more credible) ope… https://t.co/AtJxOkcTNf
3/11
2020
"Finally adding a white supremacist organization would show that the US recognizes the threat these groups pose, is… https://t.co/pxKdS3je4T
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3/9
2020
Proud to support this important movement to overcome division and hatred in our country. https://t.co/oMYwivPXpc
3/8
2020
And in line with best practices from our allies facing similar threats around the world. https://t.co/WaxBS4AbspWe must rebalance our counterterrorism efforts to address the threat posed by far-right terrorism. This is a great… https://t.co/h39fLRhcDAIt’s time to start treating domestic terrorist groups with the same legal capacity as international terrorists. Sma… https://t.co/bLBMYOd9C7
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3/5
2020
Obama got more political and media scrutiny for solving this problem than Trump has gotten for making a giant mess… https://t.co/r9zWCyKBLj
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3/4
2020
@Ryan_B_Greer Amy’s dad and The Vulture
2/27
2020
“It is a diversification of the homegrown threat in a way that we have not seen before.” - @SeamusHughes https://t.co/DYYiMgcbML
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2/25
2020
Some interesting takes on the twitter dot com this morning about bike and guesswork by candidates if SD can *actual… https://t.co/PAK2shLyFC
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardAn important read about an emerging transnational threat, especially given yesterday’s far right terror attack in H… https://t.co/C9pzE6T8hW
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2/21
2020
The Global Engagement Center transitioned "from soloist to conductor"... Very interesting new piece from… https://t.co/tnD8nUWcUp
Retweeted by Alexander Guittard#Disinformation a new constant per Jani Vujica, Director of Analytics & Research at @StateDept's Global Engagement… https://t.co/VzlQtGM4Zs
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2/19
2020
Looking forward to talking about the new #StratComms journal special issue I’m editing for @RUSI_org at this great… https://t.co/V1oc9f4oye
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2/17
2020
@michaelduffin @haroro_ingram @gwupoe Thanks! Non-resident, but hope to spend more time in DC this year. @jasmineelgamal @haroro_ingram @gwupoe Thanks Jasmine!
2/16
2020
@itsjustatank @FaustoBustos @haroro_ingram @gwupoe Thanks man! @FaustoBustos @haroro_ingram @gwupoe Thank you! @Ryan_B_Greer @haroro_ingram @gwupoe https://t.co/6UtdyQQwdC @reed_alastair @haroro_ingram @gwupoe Thanks!
2/15
2020
@JoelKDay @haroro_ingram @gwupoe Thanks Joel! @Jon_Lewis27 @gwupoe Thanks Jon!
2/14
2020
This Baldwin clip in light of the Bloomberg audio released yesterday means so much. Spend 2 mins of your day and wa… https://t.co/yimAlYJNuI
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardA new independent social media regulator needs to have real powers in law. These should include the ability to inve… https://t.co/XnIdhIZgmo
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2/12
2020
@AlexGuittard Am told that the 80 million is for staff/contractors/pencils and possibly grants. This paragraph is d… https://t.co/K0AwkpJAHh
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2/11
2020
Also interesting: GEC gets a shout out, but not a budget increase. Also, countering Chinese propaganda commands mor… https://t.co/coq7wHQ18HInteresting: Trump budget request includes $80m for nationwide terrorism prevention program. https://t.co/VNAkx3HVVQ
2/10
2020
The spread of dumplings across Asia and Europe, under the period of Mongol rule known as "Pax Mongolica," 1200-1350… https://t.co/cgsqaFsXPD
Retweeted by Alexander GuittardSunday morning reflection on language, identity, and embracing the complexity of both. https://t.co/bGuOLKMryt
2/9
2020
Foreign companies can't buy/integrate Iranian startups’ products out of the fear of violating US sanctions or wrong… https://t.co/1Hu1zlY8vd
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2/7
2020
New piece out today with @SeamusHughes on the sentencing of Coast Guard lieutenant Christopher Hasson and the need… https://t.co/mRA4OBJrok
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2/6
2020
Why aren't violent white supremacists groups with no shortage of foreign ties and training -- and even foreign base… https://t.co/RCKzKhGAhD
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2/4
2020
Ran into https://t.co/O8YU49zXEt at Palantir Cafe. We are passionate about the trillion trees project. We have blue… https://t.co/Meo00fdILd
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1/22
2020

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