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Michael McFaul @McFaul Stanford, California

Professor. https://t.co/DK5gWIaFX5

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Joined Twitter 1/3/12


Six years ago today, I got into my ambassador's limousine for the last time, and left Moscow. Putin hasn't allowed… https://t.co/IeXpdKtdqC"In memory of the lifetime achievements of the Russian statesman Boris Nemtsov the Foundation for Freedom contribut… https://t.co/23Y6LM1nBFПривет @ZhannaNemtsova . Thinking of you today. https://t.co/mozYx1zN6ARemembering my friend, Boris Nemtsov today. Thinking of his children.Indeed! Biden was always fun to travel with. https://t.co/7KQeurMxci @Hsquared71F @JoeBiden I just praised Bernie too! (He landed Public Enemy. I’m impressed) @Phil_Blackmon @JoeBiden @ewarren I’m a huge @ewarren fan too. I’ve testified before her banking committee. I can’t… https://t.co/hA1qTLWoQr @sjianna @JoeBiden Great list. @CatzillaSue @JoeBiden Fair enough @iskandrah @BernieSanders @MrChuckD I’ve been a huge @MrChuckD fan forever, and also love his @Twitter feed, which… https://t.co/YOilILiKjXOk, this is cool. Congrats @BernieSanders . https://t.co/w46lzVp8YILearn more about what we’re doing @Facebook to protect democratic elections! https://t.co/xdniYDf4FP
Retweeted by Michael McFaulAgain, I am not weighing in to endorse anyone. (My media and admin jobs don't allow it.) But I worked with VP Bide… https://t.co/xMBmxQxbZ3 @Vince_Esq I cannot imagine anything harder Vincente. I now too share in your grief. Keep strong.Thats a high bar ! Honestly, though, having heart is/should be part of the job. Remember Obama?… https://t.co/UeUzlA2e6I @BarryWh45038156 @StanfordMBB @tyterry05 Monday was toughThanks for the update. I just deleted. https://t.co/Q0ID7QAvGDGreat @StanfordMBB win tonight. @tyterry05 was on fire ! https://t.co/mOfkv9Bb3uDemocrats will make their own choices in this year’s primary, but this right here is as genuine of a moment as I’ve… https://t.co/Ip6Hw6CoC2
Retweeted by Michael McFaulBecause it's Ash Wednesday, I remember traveling with VP @JoeBiden to Moscow on Ash Wednesday in March 2011. We lan… https://t.co/0KTVvBSr9cVery powerful. However everyone decides to vote, we all should respect @JoeBiden. His story is one of tragedy, an… https://t.co/AV1RQuAFuFJust attended a terrific talk by @mollyeroberts on her book, Censored: Distraction and Diversion inside China's Gre… https://t.co/ElQ4VzKViQ
2/27
2020
Congratulations @biannagolodryga ! https://t.co/u5PneD5GTkOk Im done with the topic, Back to work.I am in the camp that believes indifference to disinformation produces more disinformation. I know others have co… https://t.co/APNlyKRZCIAnd this latest round of lies -- that I helped @Billbrowder steal millions from Russia - echoes what Putin allegedl… https://t.co/8qWOiIoLuFFor those suggesting that Im overreacting to lies being propagated about me on @twitter, maybe you're right. But kn… https://t.co/nPU5Ve1xXcGood point https://t.co/fZHEoMoIcIScary. We have no chance to compete with China in the long run if we don't investment more in R&D, basic science,… https://t.co/l9AFc9NLAGZero. https://t.co/0WMLme2npW"McFaul is a criminal." So Mr. Copus is also now engaged in propagating slanderous lies about me. Im blocking him.… https://t.co/XWN5fYAOSyHere's the logic. It is wrong to accuse someone publicly of a crime without any evidence whatsoever. It's a especi… https://t.co/aQmbbDGrR8Thank you. Facts matter. Logic matters. https://t.co/VbQJ63kPzT @lopatonok @McFaul @Billbrowder @navalny @mich261213 Word is spreading because you're spreading it. Defamation is… https://t.co/OnZFuwWllc
Retweeted by Michael McFaulI dont believe that @Twitter should be a platform for people like @lopatonok to spread false, slanderous lies about… https://t.co/i8er4MXcXQThis is what grotesque disinformation on @twitter looks like "We have an insight (can be manufactured des info) ab… https://t.co/vwVa4tWDhiHey @lopatonok , I thought you safely resided in Russia, but your bio says you're in LA. Is that true? If so, tha… https://t.co/JkGrD6gDMuIn 2012, @Google @YouTube took down an grotesque video which suggested I was a pedophile. You can't find it on… https://t.co/Fw4gue8TDiHey @twitter @nickpickles @jack , Mr. @lopatonok is using your company to spread blatant lies about me. You cool wi… https://t.co/jbWDKNJj4FYou are falsely accusing me of a crime. That’s not only wrong, but maybe illegal. I’ll be in touch. https://t.co/ldFSdthzBx
2/26
2020
Congratulations @kroenig ! Ordering my copy right now. https://t.co/9uxtG5QIpPsad. #FactsMatter. #ScienceMatters. https://t.co/cNG7zoywqzFSI - Stanford Experts Publish Recommendations to Safeguard Democratic Elections Around the World https://t.co/4bk3xcbxsiWe don't really know yet how big of a problem political advertising online is but we know that the government needs… https://t.co/xB3eDkoYw8
Retweeted by Michael McFaulJoin us 3/17 for a discussion featuring @AnnaGBusse @didikuo1 @McFaul on the threat and potential solutions for the… https://t.co/DP6hrDbaR0
Retweeted by Michael McFaul"Social media platforms are desperate, desperate, desperate, not to make decisions on what is true and false." –… https://t.co/imoybBhq0P
Retweeted by Michael McFaul @MASullivan17 fair point.Starting now, at @Stanford_Cyber and @StanfordCDDRL: @stephenjstedman and @persily commissioners of the Kofi Annan… https://t.co/N4V3KQeOa7
Retweeted by Michael McFaulBecause of my jobs, I'm not endorsing any candidate. But if you'll notice, I've been defending Sanders on tv and tw… https://t.co/ilw2QYYKSN @melisandrePro i think never.Protect our elections from outside interference. Pass the DETER Act ! https://t.co/oNhyPF2zVdOn the latest episode of the #WorldClassPodcast, infectious diseases expert @DavidRelman tells host Michael @McFaulhttps://t.co/u26YZORxxj
Retweeted by Michael McFaulPSS. The comparative historical literature on democratization shows a mixed record regarding the relationship betwe… https://t.co/c39bh6bKKXPS. Since you invoked "reality", can you post the data that demonstrate a causal relationship between Trump's incr… https://t.co/vNrXVztWB6Hey @memarsadeghi , you can have an analytic or policy disagreement with someone without personally insulting them.… https://t.co/UCT7uz5sIr @sayonaraML I don’t have data as to whether I’m changing any hearts and minds. I do have a half million followers a… https://t.co/i2XiSjALigThe Trump administration must stop using their access to classified intelligence to help their president win. If th… https://t.co/ZAut0MBVsk
Retweeted by Michael McFaulMany are focused on Grenell's appointment as a dangerous sign of possible politicization of intelligence in the fut… https://t.co/nWTvowdtB7Never in my three years working at the NSC during the Obama administration did my bosses make such partisan stateme… https://t.co/E0SHMiehjbNSA O'Brien made this very partisan comment, obviously aimed at damaging @BernieSanders : "They’d probably like him… https://t.co/BXaZ1ozQksThis issue is not getting enough attention. We cannot allow the Trump administration to weaponize intelligence as… https://t.co/WO150X80CZ.@DanRather is talking to former U.S. ambassador to Russia and Stanford professor, Michael @McFaul #DanRathersAmerica
Retweeted by Michael McFaul @SantaMonica403 @b52761187 Do other candidates get financial support from Perez? Honest question. I didnt know that.Lots of newly-minted Russian experts are making all sorts of assertions about "what Putin wants." Let me add my 2… https://t.co/bPQaJVWQ8FYep ! That's what I thought. https://t.co/28vhbwLagV @erikstrandquist From what book are you quoting here? @erikstrandquist Dont assign so much agency to the US. Egyptians played a role in their own destiny too.Thanks ! https://t.co/yqyTSotsIpI speak English every day, though still make mistakes often. I used to speak Russian ok, but that is fading now tha… https://t.co/qvishzIPcq @erikstrandquist The fall of Mubarak was a good day. I am not proud of what we (or Egyptians) accomplished afterwor… https://t.co/KOOePmk3bl @Clarknt67 @b52761187 So if DNC is so powerful why is Bernie winning?“No podemos tener politización de la inteligencia. Eso es realmente peligroso”, dijo @McFaul ,sobre los informes de… https://t.co/9qvHvmY10P
Retweeted by Michael McFaulJust did a radio interview with @DanRather about my book FROM COLD WAR TO HOT PEACE. That was fun !There are lots of reasons to think it is hard to estimate electability. I think first establishing what the compari… https://t.co/uXzUlbZI7k
Retweeted by Michael McFaul"The United States used to be a leader in providing such support [for democracy], but President Trump shows little… https://t.co/udBb5URFT9Just out Market Interventions White Paper: Case of US sanctions on Russia’s sovereign debt. Bottom line: unlikely… https://t.co/lOvtJSGZ7A
Retweeted by Michael McFaulПРИХОДИТЕ! Нас действительно должно быть много в этом году В чем особенность этого марша? Он приобретает правозащит… https://t.co/2cPmDBJVMr
Retweeted by Michael McFaulLucky you. I just watched the whole ceremony tonight. Vanessa was incredible. https://t.co/krlLdlMzQ3 @iyad_elbaghdadi I agree on Bahrain. But in 2011, Obama was outspoken against many ME autocrats in Tunisia, Egypt,… https://t.co/gQoMYkXyoBThread: https://t.co/W4ja8Q4chP
Retweeted by Michael McFaulHold on. Didn’t we just hear months of lecturing about how the deep state was defying Trumps true intentions? Can’t… https://t.co/fucz2vJvZfBTW, NSA O'Brien, we must spend more money on education, R&D, and healthcare to prevail over China and Russia in th… https://t.co/gH9XC1CRUH
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Retweeted by Michael McFaul @cdespinosa Can you send me some evidence?What power do any of these people have? I see very little https://t.co/swUhVFQbPqКалифорния Население: 40 млн Продолжительность жизни: 81 год ВВП: $3 155 млрд Средняя зарплата: $4 929 МРОТ: $2 008… https://t.co/3sFIZnMEOY
Retweeted by Michael McFaulAnd to Gigi too. https://t.co/M0gstTYUn9Kobe tributes today were moving.Agreed. The Times They Are a Changin’. https://t.co/Qao5iAntd5Fellow @KyivPost colleagues are fundraising to send their great reporter Illia Ponimarenko to study to the US, half… https://t.co/DJgIpSUYCx
Retweeted by Michael McFaulCongrats @ngumenyuk ! When will it come out in English? https://t.co/aSMQbE17KxWhat You Need To Know About the Coronavirus, with Karen Eggleston and David Relman | World Class https://t.co/KGn9MRkUF4
Retweeted by Michael McFaulWhat You Need To Know About the Coronavirus, with Karen Eggleston and David Relman | World Class https://t.co/KGn9MRkUF4My thread on the dangers of politicizing intelligence: https://t.co/J76DGeelpkThis is the real intel! Follow this thread to its final conclusion! Thank you Michael for this intelligence for du… https://t.co/jFBSpwkYND
Retweeted by Michael McFaulAppreciate your kind words @JohnLeguizamo . https://t.co/HLW6R4QOMsMy latest @PostOpinions column: https://t.co/ZgWIRCiyyZ @DKnight10000 Great observation @bakerTerryL I just was talking with her last week. She’s it?!Ok, you smoked me out! https://t.co/1CmCAYm4aZ
2/25
2020

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