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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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@TheRickWilson The Turkish bot farms have a lot of catching up to do. The auto-spew of pro-Turkish propaganda was a tell.
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10/13
2019
Our service men and women sign up to defend our country, our values and what we stand for, including protecting our… https://t.co/9h0IsD1wHeMax Scherzer now has 5 career no-hit bids of 5+ IP in the postseason. That's 3 more than anyone else. h/t @EliasSports
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder4. Eliminate the income limit for social security taxes. Would keep most important anti-poverty program solvent for… https://t.co/A5lu3pz7X7
10/12
2019
Half of Americans (50%) say the US 🇺🇸-Saudi 🇸🇦 relationship does more to weaken US national security, while 45 perc… https://t.co/etkjxO06oK
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderImportant thread ⬇️ https://t.co/XaMQGlNeUz"Trump’s gamble hasn’t paid off. We need a different approach, one that is more realistic about the growing threat… https://t.co/mHKkq1pqEM
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10/11
2019
Let's talk about #trade. 🇺🇸 Nearly nine in 10 Americans (87%) think international trade is good for the US economy… https://t.co/ufvDdbEfvA
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderAmid all the foreign policy missteps of the past week, it’s easy to forget that Trump’s North Korea policy hit a de… https://t.co/T51YHztBpQThere is nothing better in pro sports than playoff baseball. NFL Playoffs aren't better. NHL Postseason isn't bette… https://t.co/DgrKUWqrSM
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Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWonder what Bryce Harper is thinking right now... 🤔If we are willing to sell out the Kurds to Turkey, imagine how our other NATO and East Asian allies feel. This is… https://t.co/HF1RNK8te2
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10/10
2019
Lots of folks think Trump’s decision to pull out of Syria comports with public opposition to deploying US forces ab… https://t.co/tIh7F337wmAs @JamesMLindsay and I argued in “The Empty Throne,” @realDonaldTrump doesn’t believe in leading. He only believes… https://t.co/XnrYn6S64uOn Friday, Oct. 25, the @ChicagoCouncil welcomes Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO and cofounder of Blackstone, for a conv… https://t.co/mZgZVn6FWt
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThis, a day after stories surface that Trump is planning to pull out of the Open Skies Treaty that gives us eyes ov… https://t.co/m9qVT9BRDp
10/8
2019
There is a pattern here. As the US retreats our friends and allies are looking elsewhere. Israel to Russia. UAE and… https://t.co/jNCpMhXddZEVERYONE HAS TO RT THIS TO HELP GET THIS POOR WOMAN HER EARBUD BACK.... #MakeTwitterGreatAgain https://t.co/YirTdVDrSa
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderInternational alliances are a key resource to the U.S. government. Ambassador @IvoHDaalder joined us at #TWINGlobalhttps://t.co/TqQ4L3jQdD
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderListen, we've played with our backs against the wall for 116 games. What's two more? #STAYINTHEFIGHT P.S. 15 minu… https://t.co/MNTvAIfNqz
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10/7
2019
Remember, Pompeo was CIA director for 18 months, reviewed evidence of Russian interference, and accepted IC conclus… https://t.co/5DEZDb9xauHow does Pompeo get away with pushing a fake narrative that it was #Ukraine that interfered in 2016 election? “It i… https://t.co/d53tIBxsDx
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10/6
2019
There are 208 Irish #Border crossings. Each one is listed below, along with its own unique story. This is brilliant… https://t.co/zypxIVVVB0
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWe've had 5 live-caller polls released since Pelosi's impeachment inquiry announcement. Here's what they show: 1/ https://t.co/f607U7bzpe
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10/3
2019
Kia ora loyal followers. It has been brought to our attention that fake news outlet @featherymemes posted a video a… https://t.co/3SMqJuPpTL
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderStephen Strasburg, who should have started, gets the win in the wildcard game. Didn't think he'd get the "W" that w… https://t.co/qaOD2vcg0H
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10/2
2019
What Nats didn't tell you about going w Max over Stras in WC: Grandal, Cain & Braun r 1-for-45 career vs Max w 1 si… https://t.co/GgJhjguspb
Retweeted by Ivo Daalderthe country Trump squeezed for an investigation of Biden - and personally froze military aid for - has been under a… https://t.co/vksjJMwW1e
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10/1
2019
@GlennKesslerWP @politico https://t.co/4TTxafZnp0 @johngansjr @lrozen @PamelaBrownCNN Yes, but they are generally part of the WH counsel’s office and therefore also WH officials."The pattern is clear," writes Council President @IvoHDaalder in @chicagotribune. "Trump threatens loudly but doesn… https://t.co/gME8Pfcs3D
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWe asked 50 former American ambassadors & senior national security officials for their views on the State of Diplom… https://t.co/38h8fHPK9r
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderFYI, the Obama Administration wanted Ukraine's prosecutor fired, in part, because he WASN'T investigating Burisma (… https://t.co/su0AssCciN
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9/27
2019
Trump’s empty threats weaken the U.S. and embolden enemies - My take in ⁦@chicagotribune⁩ https://t.co/lfKFux7KAF.@StateDept should say Yovanovitch “was a good ambassador, she did what was asked. She did what her constitutional… https://t.co/rCZDVMmyBv
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9/26
2019
“ #Britain has left the building .. “ ⁦@DMiliband⁩ on UK Ministers early departure from #UNGA .. and the world stag… https://t.co/MHPP5FNCid
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder“I would like you to do us a favor” is the English translation of the Latin phrase “quid pro quo.”21st century patriotism is not the same as 19th century nationalism: modern patriotism embraces #multilateralism! G… https://t.co/8LGss3XOHx
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9/25
2019
2019: ❌ 2020: 2021: 2022: 2023: 2024: 2025: 2026: 2027: 2028: 2029: 2030: 2031: https://t.co/MI6PScHJhV
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Retweeted by Ivo Daalder👇 https://t.co/DIhDx3ry4EWhat Trump said re Iran below - what Americans say, see @ChicagoCouncil 2019 survey results here #2019CCS:… https://t.co/t1UnW8eC6Q
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderTrump on Egypt's Sisi: "he is a real leader. He’s done some things that are absolutely amazing in a short period of… https://t.co/UwrOQ7GpDD
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder @andrelambelet @MaxBoot Yes. Thx. Corrected.The idea that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine because Euros weren’t doing their fair share is nonsense. Ukraine is th… https://t.co/JnH5DQ32deThe most patriotic thing to do is to work with other nations to address the many challenges all of us gave in commo… https://t.co/hEqokNWOFtThe idea that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine because Euros weren’t doing their fair share is nonsense. EU is Ukrain… https://t.co/uYNlKsVdsHZelensky was inaugurated as Ukraine’s President on May 20. Trump waited till July 25 to make congratulatory call. Just saying.
9/24
2019
In Ukraine, Trump’s allies are corrupt oligarchs and Russian stooges https://t.co/tTdyzG8c4T by the @PostOpinions Ed Board
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderGiven Ukraine’s reliance on the United States for everything from military assistance to loan guarantees, the very… https://t.co/mxSwrBcoq5“President Trump has made it far more difficult to build coalitions and get people on our side when we need them,”… https://t.co/qSLJvxbR5G
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderGreatly enjoyed hearing Australian PM ⁦@ScottMorrisonMP⁩ talk about strong alliances, importance of open trade, and… https://t.co/fqQAcoPWWV
9/23
2019
"O'Brien has the advantage of knowing what doesn’t work with Trump—neither too much formal process nor being too pu… https://t.co/vnfQ9PS2Mw
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder.@IvoHDaalder and I. M. Destler write about the difficulty in filling the national security adviser role, whether w… https://t.co/joW4pUxzcA
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9/22
2019
Can O’Brien Succeed as National Security Advisor? Only if Trump lets him. My take with Mac Destler in ⁦… https://t.co/t4eQzJMNLe @IvoHDaalder mentions this yesterday @TWIN_GLOBAL 2019: the emergence of new leaders, from unsuspected places. Incl… https://t.co/hyF1vuMXTU
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWe need a penguin intern at @ChicagoCouncil. 🐧 https://t.co/cDFOIdP7bm
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThat 78 percent of Americans polled support #NATO illustrates just how out of step Trump is with the public on this… https://t.co/dPBrT7CCZT
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9/20
2019
Trump has a new national security adviser.@IvoHDaalder and I. M. Destler explain why Trump’s previous national secu… https://t.co/qDfpAOVFTp
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderFor more on what Americans think about alliances and US engagement, take a look at @ChicagoCouncil new survey.… https://t.co/VtABNZfUf8‘God created the world, but the Dutch created The Netherlands’. This map shows the land reclamation in The Netherla… https://t.co/W5K1qhssx8
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderThere are no targets, there will be no extension beyond Dec 20. Some (mostly rural) firearms owners are wary, and h… https://t.co/oOwFqp2QTj
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9/19
2019
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Retweeted by Ivo DaalderAs Trump has waged his Trade War with China and started fights with other countries, Japan, Canada, EU and Australi… https://t.co/TQiRxlgpDX
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder"Most presidents settle on a national security adviser who meets their personal and operational needs. Sometimes th… https://t.co/jKXgdVPu6S
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9/18
2019
The main purpose of naming finalists to a senior government position is to embarrass those who will end up not gett… https://t.co/0n1TwxmLzt🇺🇸 Last week, Jim Mattis, the 26th US secretary of defense and four-star US Marine Corps general, joined Council Pr… https://t.co/SZRsSHY4Xt
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWhat are they supposed to do? A runoff? Dance with the stars? https://t.co/cbQG21CClgWhen ever I try to work out. https://t.co/aZ8fykHI88
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderSounds tough. But the singular reality of the Trump Administration is that the only thing that matters is what Trum… https://t.co/C4DKC697TT @ssharrell @alixabeth Apologies! BTW, it was written quite a while ago and a load of documents have been declassifi… https://t.co/ZZMouZaAiQ
9/17
2019
An important reminder. And any mutual defense pact consists of a treaty, requiring Senate advice and consent. https://t.co/uhcTGGaREXWell, it’s Monday morning in #Chicago, which means it’s the perfect time for another big tweet thread about how Ame… https://t.co/5LiS1bJlzq
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWhatever happened to America First? Presumably we have our own intelligence to determine what happened. And we cert… https://t.co/yw0sBamah1
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderNew polling reveals President Trump's disparagement of U.S. allies remains a bridge too far for most Americans — an… https://t.co/A1sW6CX4YI
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderOur new section, GreenRoom, launches today in time for this week's global Covering Climate Now project - today: eco… https://t.co/2AzRvWZUll
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderWhatever happened to America First? Presumably we have our own intelligence to determine what happened. And we cert… https://t.co/yw0sBamah1
9/16
2019
Is Pompeo “Fake News”? I’m getting confused. https://t.co/9lGP1BZ3k0Of Trump’s three national security advisers, Bolton was perhaps substantively and temperamentally the most suited t… https://t.co/b2EHu7Tidj
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9/15
2019
Cameron made fatal errors: overestimated his popularity in a referendum campaign, conflated unity of Tory party wit… https://t.co/a7sXn5znUO
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderIn less than three years, President Trump has had three wildly different national security advisers. @IvoHDaalder a… https://t.co/tE7YaecyCo
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9/14
2019
Immigration is one of the most divisive issues in the 2019 @ChicagoCouncil Surveys. Over the last two decades, De… https://t.co/F8x0bXtG0t
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9/13
2019
Yesterday it was 5. Today it’s 15. Tomorrow 45? The unending search for a new national security advisor. https://t.co/Rj9NsmbCGJ"A powerful belief about American views of the world has taken hold among foreign policy experts — that Americans a… https://t.co/Yy2AbOtbNx
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderPower Up: Trump's foreign policy has yet to result in reaching a big deal - "Eisenhower once said that a good proce… https://t.co/4PAU9oN5Tq
Retweeted by Ivo Daalder @PhilH23 @Annawatton @Andrew_Adonis @CER_Grant @JohnRentoul People have the right to change their minds...What about the possibility of a Northern-Ireland only backstop, which EU has long indicated it is willing to suppor… https://t.co/4WNWD90viKDebunked! Most Americans do support U.S. engagement in world affairs, not a retreat. My take in ⁦@chicagotribune⁩ https://t.co/kUBCwXaag6Few presidents had thought less about the management of national security policy the day they entered the White Hou… https://t.co/2PjZRz5biL
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9/12
2019
Bolton’s firing underscores the difficulty in filling the national security adviser role, whether with an honest br… https://t.co/uWpJKr7f4a
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderListen to a personal account of #NATO's response on 9/11 from @RNicholasBurns, who earlier this year joined fellow… https://t.co/fvPGlkWyoa
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderOf Trump’s three national security advisers, Bolton was perhaps substantively and temperamentally the most suited t… https://t.co/95FVV8Y2g2
Retweeted by Ivo DaalderTrump’s 4th National Security Adviser isn’t likely to be any more successful than his first three. Mac Destler and… https://t.co/LPTZFvlarR @AmbHeffern Totally agree. Great choice. Kudos, Kelly. Well deserved!In a normal White House there is one National Security Adviser. In Trump’s there seem to be three (incl Jared Kushn… https://t.co/y77Xr32n2jNew polling reveals President Trump's disparagement of U.S. allies remains a bridge too far for most Americans — an… https://t.co/bElbPuEVZE
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9/11
2019

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