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President @ChicagoCouncil. Former US Amb @NATO. Policy Wonk. Co-Author, The Empty Throne. Dog lover. Baseball fan. New Chicagoan. Old Dutchman.

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Trying to get through Secretary Pompeo's #NewSTART word salad is no easy task. https://t.co/19GstDlQAV https://t.co/dOPbHEFAoE
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12/11
2019
Or, America’s Public Servants, more generally. https://t.co/vwL2uNQkVq
12/10
2019
I don’t think Volker’s resignation was important to the meeting happening or not. Separate channel with Surkov was… https://t.co/WnaQIFhgh9Too bad there aren’t 2 more chairs for the US and UK, countries that guaranteed Ukraine’s territorial integrity in… https://t.co/f9K52JdupXWrong. Here are the facts: ➡️By next year, allies will have increased defense spending by $130b. ➡️The TOTAL inc… https://t.co/o7NLVvchTc
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThis is like when my daughter says she ate “eleventy billion” pancakes for breakfast https://t.co/QJ6jedD2P9
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWrong. Here are the facts: ➡️By next year, allies will have increased defense spending by $130b. ➡️The TOTAL inc… https://t.co/o7NLVvchTc
12/9
2019
This is outrageous. https://t.co/LJbO2UlZ4Q @apolyakova It’s not the absence of a US envoy that’s the problem. It’s the fact that neither the US nor the UK has… https://t.co/du8oTDQPZyThe biggest problem with the “Normandy process” on Ukraine is the absence of the US and UK from the diplomatic proc… https://t.co/ohsRrcBP8f
12/7
2019
NATO at 70: Cracks in alliance are significant - my take @isChicagoTribune https://t.co/lT55woBsBw25 years ago Ukraine has 1900 nuclear weapons. It gave them up in return for Russia, the US, and UK guaranteeing th… https://t.co/hGDPjTOe0o @curtmilam @RichardHaass I don’t think mere increases in the number of members makes consensus more difficult. New… https://t.co/8Lwo9ZzV8D
12/6
2019
@RichardHaass Exactly. In that respect Macron wasn’t wrong to complain that NATO had been spending too much time on… https://t.co/Vt5JM4KwzrWhat’s missing in NATO is the key ingredient necessary to forge consensus—leadership. American leadership. https://t.co/77Vp2HIlkjI mean, why don’t we just shut down the rest of the government, including sending home all the professionals, and l… https://t.co/bJXDAiUCOaNATO celebrated its 70th anniversary in London this week. Will it still be there to celebrate its 80th? My take ⁦… https://t.co/o0cSFuuHkLThree errors: 1. It’s $130 billion increase since 2016, not per year. 2. It would be $400 billion increase overa… https://t.co/D03mOK0HPp
12/5
2019
@curtmilam AgreedThis is a false distinction. Defense policy is not based on defining enemies, but on defining threats. And threats… https://t.co/4bGweTzTaeI’ve seen plenty of European allies disagreeing with the US at NATO Council meetings. And, as we have with France,… https://t.co/NjLXRydeWBWhy is the US Ambassador to Germany at a NATO leader meeting in London? https://t.co/EmeyGl7t1r @TrickyDickPol @Rsyv8071 @realDonaldTrump @POTUS @WhiteHouse @GOP @senatemajldr @SenateGOP @HouseGOPhttps://t.co/dkGeZ4n8kXJust so we are clear. No NATO country, none at all, is “delinquent” when it comes to defense spending. In 2014, all… https://t.co/Umwr0g6rtm
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12/4
2019
73% of Americans view #NATO as essential to the security of the United States, according to the 2019 Chicago Counci… https://t.co/V1a2YkgSWq
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder @PaulBegala @JohnJHarwood So Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, not 1994. Ukraine is not a NATO member. And Obama got… https://t.co/HKy8Fy9XeXJust so we are clear. No NATO country, none at all, is “delinquent” when it comes to defense spending. In 2014, all… https://t.co/Umwr0g6rtmAs NATO turns 70, is Russia a major threat? Former ambassadors @IvoHDaalder and @GerardAraud weigh in. https://t.co/kDeZ9eENmV
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12/3
2019
Congrats, Scott. This is some first rate reporting! Thank you! https://t.co/f5eEMg0yAw @LawDavF Very sad to learn this news of Sir Michael Howard’s passing. He was a giant who taught so many so much. I’… https://t.co/YuJR45jbg6
11/30
2019
The #Nats won the World Series. Happy Thanksgiving. https://t.co/wQx91WzQM7
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderNATO isn’t “brain dead.” But Macron has a point that in last few years far too much time has been spent on burden s… https://t.co/7ZLbUBxuebGermany to increase its contribution to NATO HQ operating costs, which is welcome - but a couple of Bundeswehr armo… https://t.co/ZHcyMOwa3j
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderEight-in-10 Americans (78%) say that the United States should maintain or increase its current commitment to @NATO,… https://t.co/v4ZXgzLbqw
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderExtended nuclear deterrence worked in Europe and Asia because suited everyone to believe US nuclear guarantee. Once… https://t.co/4qaRyPMBUP
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11/28
2019
Given that Trump has said as little as possible about Hong Kong, this is quite the tell. It doesn’t matter what U.S… https://t.co/NVVUZyBInn
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11/27
2019
12-year-old Pablo Guerrero already has the family swing. 👀 Video of Pablo via @VladGuerrero27 on Instagram https://t.co/YoUaSShyJb
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder @juliacarriew In July 2017, just weeks before Charlottesville, @juliacarriew sent Facebook a list of 175 active hat… https://t.co/KEY08NRsZn
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderYou want stories? The First 1,000 Days book is bursting with stories on the importance of good nutrition… https://t.co/8lmLZuyAry
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderPlease watch this speech. https://t.co/2nSf6TwmsQ @anneapplebaum @RNicholasBurns @ChicagoCouncil True. But 54% of Americans still support using US troops if Russia i… https://t.co/ogLWv1pmIv @anneapplebaum @RNicholasBurns Not true. Americans are MORE supportive of NATO than ever. Here’s latest… https://t.co/VYihHr6MrF
11/23
2019
Just before deadline #SouthKorea notified #Japan that it will extend their joint intelligence sharing agreement (… https://t.co/nsEw5qhACM
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11/22
2019
The impeachment hearings have concluded. One thing is clear: diplomats matter. My take for @chitribopinions https://t.co/1lmUgvkgJIIs America abdicating its global leadership? And if that is the case, what does it mean for Europe? @IvoHDaalder an… https://t.co/8zYBzLnHHH
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11/21
2019
The early response by ISPs to the Christchurch terror attack was ad hoc and scattered, emails provided to Newsroom… https://t.co/4cz6JWeM11
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThank you for an outstanding conversation! https://t.co/kfDPF5eTBOThanks for hosting us at a wonderful dinner and for a very good, informative, and thoughtful conversation about the… https://t.co/iEfnFQU4YiOn it! And please do come down!
11/19
2019
We can help with that. In fact, @ChicagoCouncil Emerging Leaders will be meeting with @arishapiro tomorrow morning… https://t.co/MBdnbHOIMF
11/18
2019
Massive attacks underway against the kurds in northern syria. No ceasefire. Total nonsenses there is. US military… https://t.co/vB2hZdAvI5
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderSchool shootings from 2009 to 2018: 🇬🇧 0 🇦🇷 0 🇳🇱 0 🇯🇵 0 🇮🇹 0 🇨🇭 0 🇦🇺 0 🇪🇸 0 🇬🇷 1 🇨🇳 1 🇰🇪 1 🇦🇿 1 🇩🇪 1 🇷🇺 1 🇪🇪 1 🇹🇷… https://t.co/6zt3aEF2Nv
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11/17
2019
I’ve said it before and will say it again: Our alliances are essential means to enhance our security. They are not… https://t.co/OrYz2l3Ole
11/16
2019
Does the 🇺🇸 relationship with the following countries do more to strengthen or weaken US national security? (% stre… https://t.co/opyjdtbjxb
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderOur alliances aren’t a favor we do for others. They are essential means to enhance our security. Sharing burdens eq… https://t.co/SbAUGh1Tzw
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderOur alliances aren’t a favor we do for others. They are essential means to enhance our security. Sharing burdens eq… https://t.co/SbAUGh1TzwAgreed. It’s another form of extortion. https://t.co/KILFbGrxWCHaving recently been in Berlin, I can report that Franco-German relations are extremely strained - a short thread (… https://t.co/wEL5MbEJzl
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11/15
2019
President Emmanuel Macron of France recently told @TheEconomist that we are experiencing the "brain death of @NATO.… https://t.co/yaiUDFrN0C
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11/14
2019
This #VeteransDay, watch Jim Mattis, former US secretary of defense and four-star @USMC general, share his respect… https://t.co/amdJKioD50
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder#NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg is visiting the United States this week. Here is how Americans view the… https://t.co/6QDQXYOrE7
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderJust a friendly reminder that the Washington Nationals are the 2019 World Series champions. https://t.co/osiFSgwlco
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11/11
2019
who’s going to tell him? https://t.co/EkFULo77Me
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11/10
2019
My @WashInstitute colleague @MichaelSinghDC nails it: "Real antidote to 'endless war' is more disciplined policymak… https://t.co/pN4Qu0F3x9
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11/8
2019
Well, yes. But the drive for monetary union was driven primarily by the perceived need to bind Germany for fear tha… https://t.co/4ZV0TEpCwsNATO isn’t brain dead. It’s the backbone of European security and the cornerstone of US engagement in Europe. But N… https://t.co/H4JRoHYwosThanks to @chicagocouncil for having me on their podcast Deep Dish, discussing Hard Truths about Big Tech and the U… https://t.co/eKUBzgbMf2
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThe Berlin Wall fell in a dramatic wave of hope, openness and US support 30 years ago. Now everything is different.… https://t.co/o7M7M8WQbC
11/7
2019
All too often commentators on the American public and foreign policy conflate public weariness with foreign militar… https://t.co/C7Byr1S0NF
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11/4
2019
Americans Want to Be Engaged with the World—the Question Is How @IvoHDaalder and I respond to recent @JustinTLoganhttps://t.co/aJZT1JikrV
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderAmericans Want to Be Engaged with the World—the Question Is How. ⁦@RoguePollster⁩ and I explain https://t.co/INy0el3S3X
11/3
2019
HELP A BROTHER OUT... 500K retweets to take Kentucky model London Olive to my senior prom. @londonolive1 https://t.co/T6Re8qCkoG
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11/2
2019
Rewatch Games 1,2,6,7. And also Game 5 of the NLDS. Over and over and over again. Until the new season starts. https://t.co/EtWrCV5So5🎶You put your forces in, you pull your forces out, you put your forces in and you shake em all about🎶 https://t.co/OVu5W5aXDQ
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderAs we reach the midnight hour in the UK on this Halloween, I wonder how many people are searching ditches and looki… https://t.co/1ehAA6aw5JGood morning. Wait... *Great* morning. #WorldSeries // #STAYINTHEFIGHT
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThere’s always a @realDonaldTrump tweet for everything! https://t.co/NKEP6CNUPJIt is not amazing THAT the Nats won World Series --they have been an 86-43 teams since late May & have stood toe-to… https://t.co/nryXRsuxEY
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderMe (on the right) in 2005 when the @Nationals first moved to DC. Now they've won the #WorldSeries and I'm kvelling https://t.co/EMa82HyO0R
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10/31
2019
Me if the Nats don't re-sign Rendon and hold onto Strasburg https://t.co/gHlVMjFWwl
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderNice three*-run homer by Rendon #WorldSeries #WSHvsHOU
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderPAYBACK!!
10/30
2019
In the baseball justice system, umpire based offenses are considered especially heinous. In Washington, D.C. the de… https://t.co/NXyMscWadM
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10/29
2019
Looks like the @Nationals can only win away games and elimination games. That’s a good omen for the next two games!Best part of this game. https://t.co/HXuqigBOXE
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderStrike out not given on a fantastic pitch. Robot umpires. Give me robot umpires.
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10/28
2019
People on here who are already writing this game off crack me up. Have you not seen anything this team has done ove… https://t.co/XbDYkNzPp2
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10/27
2019
Let me get this straight. We won’t use US troops to defend our allies who were critical to defeating ISIS, but we w… https://t.co/WeW0oXteBN
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderU.S. actions in the Middle East are being viewed world-wide as a litmus test of the value of American friendship, w… https://t.co/iVYNiSzN9P
10/26
2019
Let me get this straight. We won’t use US troops to defend our allies who were critical to defeating ISIS, but we w… https://t.co/WeW0oXteBN
10/25
2019
Yes, what is called LPF - level playing field - will be the next key battleground in the long running Brexit drama.… https://t.co/iR0AZzqpvf
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderTrump’s withdrawal from Syria didn’t just abandon the Kurds to Turkey. It also shook the ground under NATO. My take… https://t.co/qoZ3c9nOUcI’d think that one key principle of workforce development is for the boss to stand behind those who work for them,… https://t.co/ngOqGvlKzLI’m old enough to remember ⁦@FiveThirtyEight⁩ predicting @Nats had 39% chance of winning WS. https://t.co/NaCqkVjeqy @JohnJHarwood Ok. Now you can go to the Pen @JohnJHarwood Not with off day tomorrow.Anthony Rendon celebrates the start of the @NBA season with a baseline fadeaway in the #WorldSeries.… https://t.co/BooScQ3EUq
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10/24
2019
Non Political Spaghetti is love ❤️ when you get busted 😂 https://t.co/UeCxx4J9hb
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThe first #WorldSeries win in @Nationals history. https://t.co/JtXJLFysbE
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10/23
2019
Are #alliances easy for the United States? Following on President Trump's remarks earlier this month that "allianc… https://t.co/jCTyz4PN8z
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10/22
2019

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