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Middle East Security RA at @CNASdc | Formerly Energy & Economics at CNAS | M.A. from @AU_SIS | Views are my own

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1. For the moment annexation is delayed, but most likely it is still coming in the next few weeks or months. Hopefu… https://t.co/6r2YdcoYDn
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7/2
2020
We are writing a new US agenda for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Our work began months ago, and it is more urge… https://t.co/QoXUJkgfmU
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasExcited to be working with @ilangoldenberg @tcwittes @HadyAmr in rethinking U.S. policy toward the Israeli-Palestin… https://t.co/I606XyCfP6
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasW/Israeli annexation of land acquired by force looming, proud to co-lead w/@ilangoldenberg @mkoplow @tcwittes an ef… https://t.co/VtUVob9vmF
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasWe must fundamentally rethink how the US approaches the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We don’t agree with Trump, bu… https://t.co/1Hq8jNmkl0
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6/29
2020
Tune into #CNAS2020's The Pitch this afternoon! The first two rounds have been amazing and I am so excited to hear… https://t.co/L0F2fmhv9P
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasRound 2 @CNASdc's The Pitch, elevating diverse voices in national security, is about to get started! The audience v… https://t.co/w4DBgdt5VKIf you're not already watching, I promise this is one of the better ways to spend your afternoon! https://t.co/TcA0pY4sh5🚨Happening NOW! 🚨 https://t.co/IY4W7hzQpn
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6/24
2020
Next week I am so excited to host @cnasdc's The Pitch. These incredible finalists will pitch their innovative polic… https://t.co/DoFdqMSl6l
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6/17
2020
@Chris_Estep @ElliottSchoolGW @CNASdc Congratulations! It's an impressive feat to not only have gotten your master'… https://t.co/VhphkHb6up
5/15
2020
Once more for the people in the back! https://t.co/KwMSwZchwy
5/6
2020
"Today, the U.S. military can take the lessons learned from Israel’s campaign in Syria and apply them to gray zone… https://t.co/eWY6dBUw8g
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4/27
2020
New article by @IlanGoldenberg @kaleighsthomas @NicholasAHeras "Israel’s 'campaign between the wars' against Iran a… https://t.co/SHfz7JuBLp
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4/16
2020
I'm sure both sides think this is all clever and amusing. But in the middle of a global pandemic that's hit both th… https://t.co/HGsZhjFcyJ
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasDefinitely will be listening to this! https://t.co/kwCG86IVqh
4/7
2020
@LorenRaeDeJ What a cutie!! @NeilBhatiya we should really just broaden our regular EES dog summits to general CNAS dog summits ...
3/31
2020
This is exactly what almost every Iran analyst said would happen at the time of the Soleimani strike. There was no… https://t.co/6ZsrGiNrct
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3/28
2020
@ilangoldenberg @CNASdc I envy his napping abilities. (Not that I would nap while working from home . . .)Greatly enjoying regular updates on the newest member of @CNASdc's Middle East Security program. https://t.co/gkHuFnkGhw
3/26
2020
Millions of Americans have embraced physical measures like social distancing to avoid spreading #COVIDー19. But eve… https://t.co/kCvQrjKoXX
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasExcellent piece here. Two additional ideas: ease the onerous restrictions on the Swiss channel and offer support fo… https://t.co/rKBvqD5gfb
Retweeted by Kaleigh Thomastl,dr CENTCOM: we're sending another carrier group to the Middle East! ME: https://t.co/V0LYDNR4WRSpoke with @DavidLarter of @defense_news on CENTCOM's efforts to deter Iran amid increasing tensions: https://t.co/OB3ELzTeqi
3/25
2020
Excellent piece by my @CNASdc colleagues @afeng79 and @SamDorshimer on the economic effects of Covid-19 https://t.co/VEY71i89zF
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasExcellent ⁦@yarbatman⁩ piece on how US can help Iran fight COVID19 w/o full sanction relief broaden definition of… https://t.co/likwgEDRys
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasImportant notes on how US sanctions regulations proscribe what is actually considered "humanitarian" trade https://t.co/Y2Z6Jdxnf7
Retweeted by Kaleigh Thomas @SchneidermanDM Looks like you can now say you’ve had a very productive Tuesday!
3/24
2020
COVID-19 will end our ‘war on terror’ mindset. We just have to make sure that we’re smart about what replaces it, i… https://t.co/ZtlUvvd0NE
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3/19
2020
Iran desperately needs help to fight the coronavirus but appears to have chosen this moment to resume violence in I… https://t.co/D4HEKdbJKD
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasHere we go again. https://t.co/PcyHLNmsxa
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3/17
2020
1. First work/school day at home with the whole family & I’m thinking that like 9/11, COVID19 is about to usher in… https://t.co/iBBPkX6eXR
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3/16
2020
While everyone's attention is diverted by coronavirus, including Iran & the U.S., Iran and the US seem to be headin… https://t.co/LRpDvw5eLU
Retweeted by Kaleigh Thomas2 American troops and a Brit killed today by what appear to be rocket attacks by Iranian proxies. Killing Soleimani… https://t.co/jtG1mDTcHt
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3/11
2020
Even if you're not at high risk with coronavirus, what you do matters for those who are. https://t.co/dFF0DIspHf
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasAgain for the people in the back: https://t.co/5ul5D5LYIF
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3/10
2020
Thanks, Carisa! I love having so many talented, intellectually stellar women to work alongside day in and day out a… https://t.co/1pdxNX1uvH
3/8
2020
@tcwittes @CNASdc Thank you! @SeamusHughes @CNASdc @afeng79 Thank you!
3/7
2020
@MaggieCaroline1 @CNASdc @afeng79 THANK YOU! Inspired by what you've been able to build at #NatSecGirlSquad and ple… https://t.co/o6FFGP841w @aawadall Thank you! Public speaking and media training are on our list—as is creating a safe space where people ca… https://t.co/V7hTbu6Zxz @reziemba @CNASdc @afeng79 Thank you! @NextGen_50 @afeng79 @LorenRaeDeJ Thank you! We're very excited! @SchneidermanDM @CNASdc And I am a huge fan of yours!NEW: CNAS is launching Make Room, a new initiative focused on empowering those from communities underrepresented in… https://t.co/TJWrAIhQzT
Retweeted by Kaleigh Thomas @LorenRaeDeJ You could always ask @RHFontaine to overrule us . . ..@afeng79 and @kaleighsthomas are co-directors of a new @CNASdc effort, "Make Room", that "aims to empower communit… https://t.co/WFW4hS8td9
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasAbove all, this initiative is designed to create an inclusive space focused on continued learning and lifting each… https://t.co/t8SmMtPK4DTogether, let’s make room for a more diverse, talented national security workforce. /x https://t.co/Oqzuc6RBKhAnd to those who hire in this space, what skills do you wish more candidates possessed? /xSo, to my peers, what do you want to learn? This initiative is for you! /x https://t.co/OjDJ0sotNhAs the initiative grows, we also hope to serve as a platform for participants to share their innovative research an… https://t.co/ry92g1LaQ1Through this study series, we’ve already deepened our understanding of sanctions with the help of the esteemed… https://t.co/LeJHoUxz6NAs part of Make Room, we've launched a study series which aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. /x*Now* is the time for a diverse, highly talented national security workforce. /xMake Room aims to empower communities underrepresented in national security, educate the next generation of leaders… https://t.co/88HKkKbZDRI am thrilled to announce a new @CNASdc initiative focused on empowering and equipping young, diverse national secu… https://t.co/3iVmOfo3eFToday is an exceptional day to announce the Make Room Initiative at @CNASdc, spearheaded by @afeng79 and… https://t.co/mntdK3YMyv
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasI'm very excited to announce today that we are officially launching the Make Room initiative @CNASdc, co-directed b… https://t.co/xE06OnZ1pw
Retweeted by Kaleigh Thomas @LorenRaeDeJ @emilyctamkin Well now I’m extra super sad.
3/6
2020
I cannot pretend to begin to understand the unfair challenges and forces of misogyny women face everyday. But sup… https://t.co/8BRIQLlktY
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3/5
2020
“It also remains a question the extent to which the #SDF has the will, the attention, and the resources to carry th… https://t.co/LQ1KfNCFoO
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3/3
2020
@CNASdc Seriously, the application is short and it will only take you 10 minutes to apply! (unless you're like me a… https://t.co/48A4Pmy0jmHave a bold, innovative idea on how to renew American competitiveness? Tonight's your last chance to submit to… https://t.co/clr8rRle0KThere’s still time : apply today !!! https://t.co/8mGUWHwKa4 https://t.co/8QfCuObcj9
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3/2
2020
"A long-term, sustainable model for protecting a limited set of U.S. interests in the Middle East while keeping the… https://t.co/CPjIquy5lj
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasToday during his hearing, Sec. Pompeo noted that “there is no replacing the strategic component Soleimani was able… https://t.co/jYwkbPKT8Z
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2/28
2020
Do you know how many sanctions the United States imposed and withdrew in the last decade? @CNASdc did the math:… https://t.co/Hwgi8OU2wx
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2/27
2020
"Ongoing instability in the Middle East," @kaleighsthomas and @moreemmamoore warn, "will only distract the U.S. fro… https://t.co/JQwSibknit
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2/26
2020
It's what @moreemmamoore and I started to do in our piece. And it's what my @CNASdc colleagues and I will continue… https://t.co/pfgYIQb1eWSo let's start thinking harder about what a long-term model to protect a limited set of U.S. interests in the Middle East would look like.U.S. interests in the region may be shrinking. But we'll never be able to ignore the region completely.So instead of drastically cutting its presence in the region only to binge again, the United States needs an approa… https://t.co/Wl4cBdY5krA majority of Americans *does believe* the U.S. needs to be protected against terror attacks and must stop the spre… https://t.co/0ZcOjuUpHlYet a majority of Americans does not believe military inventions contribute to U.S. safety.But then a crisis or threat the president cannot ignore pulls the United State back in again.President after president has promised to reduce the U.S. presence in the Middle East in order to focus on other priorities.And it's not surprising when that's how U.S. policy toward the region has been conducted for decades.The debate around U.S. involvement in the Middle East is often presented as a binary decision—we're either in or out.We need to stop thinking about U.S. engagement in the Middle East as a simple on/off switch. My @cnasdc colleague… https://t.co/F0Q1iX6KKN
2/24
2020
.@kaleighsthomas and I wrote on the need for a sustainable Middle East strategy in @DefenseOne despite lack of int… https://t.co/nxoFXb7agd
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasA thoughtful piece from my ⁦@CNASdc⁩ colleagues ⁦@kaleighsthomas⁩ & ⁦@moreemmamoore⁩ about a sustainable limited lo… https://t.co/plB9xZIS6B
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2/22
2020
This idea came from a great recommendation made by @karaafrederick in “The New War of Ideas,” her 2019 report for C… https://t.co/fS9oSoYUQG
Retweeted by Kaleigh Thomas🇺🇸 Happy 40th anniversary (tomorrow) of the collapse of the USSR 🇺🇸 https://t.co/BidZ852hBa
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2/21
2020
Yay! I love when my fellow bullpenners get their names on awesome reports! @CNASdc walking the walk on focusing on… https://t.co/WZm2YsqXIm
2/20
2020
hmmm I'd like to hear from @esaravalle @Moira_EF @adambasciano @andrewjswick @danikanewlee ... I know they'll all h… https://t.co/pvXM3E7MnR
2/19
2020
Do not turn your eyes away from what’s happening in Idlib right now. https://t.co/FFqgAbkfvR
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2/16
2020
Listen to my colleagues (and me!) and pitch your bold new idea on how to renew American competitiveness to us! https://t.co/JeSndUsorFNew to the defense budget and don't know where to start? Check out my new @CNASdc explainer: "Navigating the Billi… https://t.co/otgLQAWc0x
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasIf you're like me and you're wondering how to even begin to understand the Defense budget, read this brilliant expl… https://t.co/X1hErih6S4
2/12
2020
!! @CNASdc just announced a really cool new competition. If you’re (1) between the ages of 25-35 and (2) have an… https://t.co/pe8VGkOtUV
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2/10
2020
Taiwan. (Testing something...) https://t.co/OeRRE0Uq6e
1/27
2020
Excellent piece @dandrezner @washingtonpost on ineffectiveness of Trump's approach to economic coercion. Thanks Dan… https://t.co/lO2KViGzhl
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasAccording to @C_M_Dougherty and @kaleighsthomas, "States in Europe and Asia must observe the situation in the Middl… https://t.co/i9LqGJ9sXt
Retweeted by Kaleigh ThomasStart off your hump day the right way by reading a silver lining take on interservice defense budget rivalries from… https://t.co/S2ZOnBwPJ9
1/22
2020
Sending Troops Back to the Middle East Won’t Stop Iran https://t.co/sMf5R4BRUM | Commentary by @CNASdc's… https://t.co/PKhFPs0cCa
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1/20
2020
According to @C_M_Dougherty and @kaleighsthomas, "States in Europe and Asia must observe the situation in the Middl… https://t.co/6QjaurERpE
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1/19
2020
"Adding conventional forces to the region will not alter the calculus of an adversary whose strategy is to provoke… https://t.co/H9QbWb2mFZ
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1/18
2020
But the Trump administration's approach has made Iran the top priority. And that's a problem. x/x https://t.co/jDH4G7ACFrThe NDS identifies China and Russia as top-priority concerns for U.S. national security interests. The NSS identif… https://t.co/IanVVQFG7t
1/17
2020

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