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Lecturer for German and European Studies at King's College London. Opinions my own. RT not always endorsement.

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@Illustrious8 @DavidHenigUK This idea that populists always win embedded itself in a lot of analysis in a really du… https://t.co/4AYQgIiWkbTurkey's projection of hard power to demonstrate that it is a big player to a domestic population and internal riva… https://t.co/8Pk0cCx2Ke @DavidHenigUK We're in a unstable state where it is difficult to tell whether the UK will even exist in 18 months,… https://t.co/UTAVTlj8Lw @DavidHenigUK A lot of media and academia entrenched themselves into positions that claimed support for Brexit in E… https://t.co/ZLfJzuHNRl @CharlesTannock @BrigidLaffan @FCDOGovUK There is a deeper issue here in how for the first time in 300 years, the U… https://t.co/v85gUfvFeA
10/27
2020
@EuropeanNick Or perhaps what is needed to save it?FT Excusive: The Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine candidate has produced a robust immune response in elderly peo… https://t.co/75DTwoAOlp
Retweeted by Alexander Clarksonis a European country and wants to participate on its own account in the discussion, wants democracy in Spain etc.… https://t.co/mtO7eqrYq8
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonPedro Sánchez invited @vonderleyen to participate in his zoom call with Autonomous Community leaders today bc distr… https://t.co/kBnLxuaH81
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @ottocrat @jonworth Getting angry at those unwilling to treat Remain/Rejoin as legitimate options is one thing. Del… https://t.co/zvCxj0MI7J @ottocrat @jonworth Opportunities will come the way again of those who want a good EU-UK relationship or even an ev… https://t.co/bfJkNUDtWs @ottocrat @jonworth It's possible to look at Brexit in itself as a pointless act of British self-disempowerment, ye… https://t.co/Rwdcs9nieV @el_snoop @jonworth So of course Remain activists were always at a disadvantage when faced with the choices May mad… https://t.co/HgfG85VzR6 @el_snoop @jonworth And if you unpick the frustration from quite a few people involved in policy analysis and acade… https://t.co/ltxYKBQ7kq @el_snoop @jonworth In this context it is worth pointing out that Remainer grass roots activists were not helped by… https://t.co/AxFq9Snleg#Merz-Festspiele in den Abendnachrichten mit Interviews in @heutejournal und @tagesthemen. Ziemlich komfortabler Me… https://t.co/9WDRIZ2Bbz
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @lionheart8279 Wird schon SpahnendRobert Habeck will shuffle about muttering about how he's not sure about power until enough in the Green Party will… https://t.co/rJNSFmW2wj @egghat Die Frage ist eben ob in der jetzigen Lage die Situation in China stabil genug ist um Akteure wie Geely ode… https://t.co/9Qv5YPCl6tArmenia, Azerbaijan Announce They Will Only Agree To Ceasefire That Allows Them To Still Shoot Missiles At Each Oth… https://t.co/97AVMGdGOq
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonFriedrich Merz doing an excellent job of making a Chancellor Baerbock a more likely outcomeWir befinden uns im VorMerz @egghat In China ist die wirtschaftliche und soziale Lage nicht stabil genug. Dan eher ein vietnamesischer oder ukrainischer Oligarch @egghat Oder die warten bis ein versprechendes Startup auftaucht und kaufen es aufThe Northern Research Group appears to understand the North about as much as the European Research Group understand… https://t.co/JCM9WxrsqF
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonHuh. Usually the chief justice does this. https://t.co/mv4cgnd5IE
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonThe Tory Party is two more comms disasters away from becoming a circular firing squad https://t.co/zFpWtUpcyN @dogpatchryan Rowley's got a more interesting background and is a pretty professional constituency MP. 2015 intake.… https://t.co/eRZmwQBvWIIt's getting more difficult for Tory MPs who want to keep their heads down and avoid attracting attention whenever… https://t.co/a7REGnciiWIf this group had done more ‘research’ about the problems facing their own constituents, perhaps they wouldn’t have… https://t.co/sIgBcG18gb
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonYou could call them a Conservative Social Union representing the North https://t.co/PQHVVi57CtEXC: Blue wall rebellion begins. 41 Tory MPs from Jake Berry’s new Northern Research Group have written to the PM t… https://t.co/t1rODP1XeO
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @Lee4NED ? https://t.co/APVleCoHT0Krakau steht still. #strajkkobiet https://t.co/uMeMohxflN
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonDoes this mean that Sweden gets Wisconsin? https://t.co/DOAxGFPUqNIt's great to see @KatrinSchreiter's book on economic culture in divided Germany featured on the @OUPHistory websit… https://t.co/Gn2DcTAxnb
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonIn Kurgan (Southern Ural) over a hundred of physicians from all hospitals and their patients sent an letter to Pres… https://t.co/6KVJJzj8Tm
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonHannan on fish guts in Hull won't tell us much about a Brexit dynamic that is now largely set. Hannan on unruly Sc… https://t.co/WftS6S1rBxPay less attention to what prominent Tory social media actors are saying about Brexit and more attention to what th… https://t.co/0FuwO5cnOA @yarotrof As long as it up to individuals and there is no formal legislation the EU will ignore it. Not the first t… https://t.co/C01vx6Nnw1 @R_Heslop92 A knock off called Grow Empire @MaxGeopolitics Grow Empire RomeHears loud cheers coming from 10 year old's room. Walks up the stairs to see what is going on. Hears 7 year old s… https://t.co/17eMxrvB81 @NicholasDanfort @nateschenkkan Ersin Tatar looks like he might be in for a shock in the months after he takes office @NicholasDanfort @nateschenkkan Neighbouring state shouts at EU while handing it a note asking for helpAnkara's messaging around the East Med looks increasingly confused https://t.co/HToU8ZLAxYRussia strikes Idlib just days after Turkey tests the S-400. The timing is spot on....
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonDoes this mean AKP officials can't uses Louis Vuitton suitcases anymore?Hidden in the story is the main kicker. What is Turkey doing shifting its drones around Russian bases on Armenian s… https://t.co/41zSFCgVBS"... let them have tea" https://t.co/MtK5rYuSQB
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonBanter heuristic would mean the S400s get used by Ankara to deter Russian pressureBREAKING — Azerbaijan says Turkish F-16s will be used if Baku faces foreign aggression, per Aliyev statement
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonA lot of Russia-Turkey alliance hot takes from 2019 are beginning to look very dated now50 allegedly dead in an #Idlib in what Turkish-backed fighters say was a Russian airstrike. Youssef Hammoud, spox f… https://t.co/eaRluUn5VG
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @Peradventur3 @EdwardBedivere @DeborahFSussex @wblau @KeohaneDan Fidesz is doing fine as long as it does what the EPP wants it to do. @Peradventur3 @EdwardBedivere @DeborahFSussex @wblau @KeohaneDan The framing of what liberal ideology is in UK deba… https://t.co/fteFsuMwks @HpcJohn @Muinchille @B1EMW @Brendandonn @warmatters @KeohaneDan He's Irish @EdwardBedivere @DeborahFSussex @wblau @KeohaneDan A substantial part of what once was the Remain movement portraye… https://t.co/B5AB1SppDj @EdwardBedivere @DeborahFSussex @wblau @KeohaneDan If the EU becomes too narrowly identified with a specific facti… https://t.co/2hfcMiylHv @EdwardBedivere @DeborahFSussex @wblau @KeohaneDan Support for the EU on many if not most other EU states is ground… https://t.co/gEWmJDLPj8 @awb58 @Matt_Roser The EU is on a trajectory to a more state-like structure, a trajectory backed even by parts of v… https://t.co/qKuuoLT0wrWorkers tell Erdoğan about their severe economic problems in the midst of a years-long crisis. “We can’t bring brea… https://t.co/CuRiDOWbuN
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @awb58 @Matt_Roser The piece was a rehash of UK debates on the EU from ca. 2008. The ship has sailed on a lot of th… https://t.co/Kt23VMhsjP @tobiaschneider Naja, manchmal kann man nicht anders @Jake_Hanrahan https://t.co/yOCGdwBCJi @nicransome @nosheepzone @KeohaneDan @redalphababe @snb19692 @Brendandonn @Metatone2 Agree @Muinchille @Brendandonn @warmatters @KeohaneDan And the patterns are mirroring each other. I've tended to take the… https://t.co/RtzkxHm55G @Muinchille @Brendandonn @warmatters @KeohaneDan The mobilised partisans on Remain as well as Leave have drifted in… https://t.co/iFM454Adjm @Muinchille @Brendandonn @warmatters @KeohaneDan This is the key dynamic those who embraced the tribalism of Leave… https://t.co/27DKJaIlXT @Brendandonn @warmatters @Muinchille @KeohaneDan Then if the UK's membership of the EU is entirely dependent on the… https://t.co/oc95UubAM2 @warmatters @Muinchille @Brendandonn @KeohaneDan If any state structure or constitutional order, be it the EU, the… https://t.co/N9xCK3WO15 @warmatters @Muinchille @Brendandonn @KeohaneDan The reason the EU can build on a broad social consensus in most Eu… https://t.co/Q5gcZih6bH @Muinchille @Brendandonn @warmatters @KeohaneDan Yes, agree with Jonathan. The EU is a product of multiple European… https://t.co/s6zMLOdCer @Muinchille @warmatters @KeohaneDan There is a German saying, "Das Leben ist kein Ponyhof", i.e. "life is not a pon… https://t.co/eydeKaRUCN @Muinchille @warmatters @KeohaneDan It was a misleading vision sold by some on the Remain sign of the EU as a vesse… https://t.co/qhVKVGbuqA⚠️🇹🇷💵⚠️ Turkish Lira Plummeting after breaking 8.0 barrier this morning ⚠️ 1 USD = 8.0547 TRY @ 10:00 Istanbul… https://t.co/8cDS8BIeKO
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @CeeboCelia If a movement does not learn from its failures it will fail again🙄 https://t.co/FuuHlFRTDI @markjohnstonld @GeorgePeretzQC @mafevema @Brendandonn @KeohaneDan @Metatone2 States that failed often muddled thro… https://t.co/lURCKaahvJ @Dan1763 @GeorgePeretzQC @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 By that point it may well be too late for Labo… https://t.co/SBldbAjhz0 @GeorgePeretzQC @markjohnstonld @mafevema @Brendandonn @KeohaneDan @Metatone2 The more immediate question is whethe… https://t.co/WEdnXzDTu2 @GeorgePeretzQC @Dan1763 @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 Having tried not committing anything concrete… https://t.co/oZ6tKSGxHk @GeorgePeretzQC @Dan1763 @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 It's a damned if you do damned if you don't si… https://t.co/Sg3TVPIRsT @GeorgePeretzQC @Dan1763 @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 And a systematic attempt to think about UK's i… https://t.co/j8fUo0j7WA @GeorgePeretzQC @Dan1763 @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 Agree. One of my abiding frustrations in inter… https://t.co/MVKZHdRAGG @GeorgePeretzQC @Dan1763 @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 The remnants of a Remain movement won't be abl… https://t.co/RfQZoZZiuy @GeorgePeretzQC @Dan1763 @Takru5 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 The fight over survival of the UK Union at cur… https://t.co/a8NPW67Gy3Many on the EU tended to think that a collapsing Turkish Lira would force the AKP to de-escalate and return to seri… https://t.co/ABmQjoDcfbBritish newspaper opinion pages seem to be dominated by people who have not realised that they have no vote in US e… https://t.co/nz4utynMgPAnd in the UK this week yet another strident opinion piece denouncing those who want more Europe that goes on to de… https://t.co/51mwQO2orkBut something something Blue Homeland https://t.co/aiwSbdSfP6The Turkish lira is so competitive this morning that it’s managed to jump all the way into 2023. USD/TRY hits 8.02… https://t.co/aE9Um8qcuw
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @Peradventur3 @Brumus49 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 A bit bemusing to see responses to a tweet that had "so… https://t.co/VHHWsB8s4d @Peradventur3 @Brumus49 @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 I have no sympathy with the 3 or 4 rival clusters of po… https://t.co/M9tW09oZzr @MariosRichards @GeorgePeretzQC @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 I have watched several civil society movements… https://t.co/MfYOSCQo4s @MariosRichards @GeorgePeretzQC @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 I've said elsewhere in these threads that there… https://t.co/3Zt8ivmbmsДочь работает в частном диагностическом центре (кт,мрт,узи). На КТ лёгких запись на декабрь... Стационары переполн… https://t.co/Ihz4tGSTG3
Retweeted by Alexander ClarksonTexas Biden Latino and Black Voters on Horseback. https://t.co/Ljse9u6eaI
Retweeted by Alexander Clarkson @mafevema @KeohaneDan @redalphababe @peter_garbett @nicransome @Brendandonn @Metatone2 My tweets are explaining why… https://t.co/HFUeWhKJuw @GeorgePeretzQC @KeohaneDan @Brendandonn @Metatone2 Throughout all of this proponents of various flavours of hard B… https://t.co/BZcgQ2UqXa
10/26
2020

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