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Host of @NPR's All Things Considered. Former national security correspondent. Author of #TheBullet and #AnonymousSources.

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Impressive. (I'm tempted to say "Bravo!" @PhilipinDC, but then you'd probably bust out fluent Italian too!) https://t.co/VTBvjAGsplHe was a good man https://t.co/xNZmZZ4giP
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyOne of the more interesting duties as an intern for @SenCarlLevin was keeping an eye on the combover. If you saw it… https://t.co/dSanJXlIg6
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyNobody ran a Senate hearing like Carl Levin. Tough questions, no patience for digressions, and am I allowed to say,… https://t.co/KLjVzQ0wdA
7/30
2021
@poli_sil_ Hi and thanks. Not complaining. I'll do whatever it takes to turn the corner on this for good. And I get… https://t.co/9BvoozsWgQThe return of the masks. Just in time for peak August humidity in the swamp. https://t.co/u0X3O987If
7/29
2021
@SpyTalker That is correct. Haspel has never given an on the record interview to a journalist.
7/28
2021
Your move, @npr. https://t.co/yXOVoljXZB
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7/27
2021
White House confirms it’s maintaining travel ban on UK and Schengen countries imposed by Pres Trump last March. Cit… https://t.co/fz7Zp9q9TG
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyThe city of Savannah is reinstating its mask mandate amid a rise in cases of the coronavirus delta variant #gapol https://t.co/oRZpScZVf2
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @kelsey_snell @NPRMichel @npratc Go Kelsey!!!For much of winter, spring, I was VERY optimistic we'd have a great summer with few infections, deaths Through Jun… https://t.co/OwmdzOF1XQ
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @MajEbola Oh no. I am so sorry. @RodtheLPN @nytimesbooks @npratc Up writing tonight!
7/26
2021
"A new novel set in late summer on Cape Cod is all about desire..." Congrats to Miranda Cowley Heller, whose delic… https://t.co/M42xqtk2hY
7/25
2021
“America is grateful that our troops are coming home, after 20 years. Biden needs to move quickly to make certain t… https://t.co/R8AO42Glii @evan_greer Thanks for listening. I've asked a lot of CIA officials over the yrs about abuses, torture, renditions.… https://t.co/xKd7LeGVNCAnd here is the interview: https://t.co/bmy2NuGAOF‘These three and four year olds are going to be getting Covid unnecessarily’ a grim check in @UFHealthJax in… https://t.co/CsqSIE862w
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @stu_rush Miss you, sweet @stu_rush. Sending hugs. ❤️1 in 5 new Covid cases in the nation are in one state: Florida. ONE IN FIVE. This view from inside a hospital in Ja… https://t.co/fzYmr2c50XReading this transcript of the interview @NPRKelly did with the new CIA director William Burns -- you get a sense o… https://t.co/OBFmf0zt1q
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyThis, from @NPRKelly's fantastic interview with CIA Director Bill Burns, is an interesting concrete example of how… https://t.co/HkZUgrbkMQ
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyWhat's next for Afghanistan🇦🇫? @NPRKelly spoke with @hrw's expert @pagossman: https://t.co/URyoWhhZQi https://t.co/uYE1ZhZCJz
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7/23
2021
CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery With thanks & editing/production/digi… https://t.co/YteOQCuMRy @mikeylikesit370 @CIA @npratc Not this time! It's not open to the public, as you know. They have graciously allowed… https://t.co/19Lb5wq7xZThis transcript of ⁦@NPRKelly⁩ interviewing Bill Burns is worth a read. One of my takeaways is that these are two d… https://t.co/hSZtVfUbMU
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyChina. In our interview today, Burns described China as "the single biggest geopolitical challenge that the United… https://t.co/I8rWJ0fXghCIA Director Burns tells @NPR the agency has "tripled" medical personnel dedicated to addressing cases of 'Havana S… https://t.co/2ETIZYC8y6
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyThat’s @CIA chief Bill Burns, in his office today on the 7th floor of CIA headquarters. We asked about Afghanistan,… https://t.co/HlFMgOlQJeHear about Scotland’s climate ambitions, #COVID19 recovery efforts, and more by joining the 2021 #AspenSecurity For… https://t.co/OmV17svhMu
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyInterview alert: Headed to @CIA headquarters this morning to speak with Bill Burns. His first sit-down interview si… https://t.co/olkh91mybCDr. Anthony Fauci told @NPR yesterday that "the piecemeal is coming into one" re: masking guidance, after talking w… https://t.co/QVtUmZ8zyv
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @ailsachang But your radiant smile! It was worth it!“Do you believe in ghosts, Ted?” "I do, but more importantly, I believe they need to believe in themselves." ⁦… https://t.co/iTAKVWey9L
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7/22
2021
@mehoran @RandPaul Thank you.Our latest interview with Dr. Fauci, on breakthrough infections in fully vaccinated people, whether the CDC should… https://t.co/Djf4mnYed0The pleasure was ours! https://t.co/GvR1vnWmetThe president of Ukraine finally gets his meeting with the President of the United States. The announcement comes… https://t.co/dUfGfvKwW0Update: after internal discussion, we are changing from Tikhanovskaya (Russian) to Tsihanouskaya (Belarusian). Whic… https://t.co/uay3mABd1N
7/21
2021
joining @NPRKelly to talk about Fox News, Covid-19 vaccines, the WH and more - tune in 5.50/7.50p et on @npratc
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @abuinskaya @npratc @Tsihanouskaya Good question. I'm not sure. Tagging a few people who might know @Lucian_Kim @HannahBloch @NPRBeesleyHmmm... thinking... what could it be? "A spokeswoman for the International Handball Federation said she did not kn… https://t.co/y39nhrEYXH
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly…amid all this darkness, all this devastation, their eyes still on the stars. https://t.co/V3Dgo91ca9
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7/20
2021
Attempt to sip a glass of wine on my front steps just now allows me to confirm that DC has reached peak mosquito. L… https://t.co/9u8LLYUFcG🌟"You two have a bestseller already and you don't even publish until tomorrow. This book is like therapy, to have s… https://t.co/1V0YzLJy3H
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyLoved talking with the one and only ⁦@NPRKelly⁩ on All Things Considered about Trump’s chaotic and harrowing final… https://t.co/iGgMF4PxXd
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyBefore @Tsihanouskaya sat down with @SecBlinken today, she sat down with us. We talked about her life in exile, and… https://t.co/msvwrFdORXWhat does it tell us that not 1 but THREE books chronicling the final year of the Trump presidency are on the best-… https://t.co/p2YAVrNxkQSo happy the Bateaux Mouches are back! https://t.co/D7QodjmAx9
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyOn today's @npratc: @NPRKelly catches up with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the exiled leader of Belarus' pro-democracy m… https://t.co/tUQ9vZaulS
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7/19
2021
After three hours at over five different stops in the airport for a covid test, forms, QR codes, more forms, a wait… https://t.co/k1VSGGkGCl
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7/18
2021
“Afghanistan… demonstrated the seeming paradox that it is possible to win the battles and still lose the war.” Exc… https://t.co/GVPkJORoZYAnother sign of a return to normalcy. ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ Travel section - rendered irrelevant for most of us during… https://t.co/fpCk74OzL7Absolutely stunning work. Such a gift to see and capture the world as he did. The toll of war in Afghanistan contin… https://t.co/efFXiUk318
7/17
2021
#inondations My heart goes out to my friends and colleagues in Germany, Belgium and other parts of Western Europe… https://t.co/Js2sK5bSvQ
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @marthasjones_ @npratc The honor was ours. Thank you!P.S. On Fridays, the Twitter fatwa begins at 7pm. Happy weekend, everyone. https://t.co/KHKmD0THsl @npratc @_vendog @courtneydorning Plus credit to producer extraordinaire @connordonevan!We wrap our Right To Vote series today as @NPRKelly talks with historians about the impact new restrictive voting m… https://t.co/4us9zJbHCC
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyCan't wait to hear this one! Coming up 5:06pm ET @npratc https://t.co/9xqP5tEKsROver coffee in Brooklyn Bridge Park this a.m. @QuilLawrence & I talked about processing 20 years of war grief. Toda… https://t.co/1fICocEuZa
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellySuch powerful work by Danish Siddiqui. A huge loss. https://t.co/lYSA5gVF1S
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @diaahadid Wishing you luck and much joy! We will miss you--
7/16
2021
Meanwhile, the 2 1/2-year tenure of Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S. ended this week. So at this critical time,… https://t.co/yHPRGvg6LJ
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyOn @npratc: @NPRKelly talks to Afghan national security advisor @hmohib about events in Afghanistan. Fascinating,… https://t.co/p7T8k3rINX
Retweeted by Mary Louise Kelly @nprnicole @SachaPfeiffer @MorningEdition Same. @lrossmell @maggiesmithpoet Agree.
7/15
2021
@SachaPfeiffer @stu_rush @MorningEdition @UpFirst @NPR @NPRextra @TheNPRiest I miss this view @SlaughterAM Agree! Good plan.New bedtime routine: no Twitter after 9pm. No reading tomes on the Trump presidency in bed. Poetry only. Starting w… https://t.co/jJ3gI229mjAnd here's our interview with Afghanistan's National Security Advisor, Hamdullah Mohib. Much food for thought.… https://t.co/wRDPfqJIAy @csymrl @npratc I guessed it! I guessed it! And Casey only had to give me two whopper clues...And so it ends... https://t.co/j9fo5v7cvZ
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyPutting the WoT in the rearview mirror. But then a consistent counterterrorism policy is something that has always… https://t.co/bIbjuax7H6
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyOur coverage of the end of America's longest war continues. Monday we spoke to an Afghan general on the front lines… https://t.co/BtJNWYfAA7This is such a crazy & disturbing story: indictments unsealed against 5 Iranian agents, accused of plotting to kidn… https://t.co/TIo3OIHWYiThe FBI uncovered a plot by the Iranian regime to kidnap Brooklyn-based Iranian activist @AlinejadMasih. "Iranian I… https://t.co/eH1zpr1QHi
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyVive la France! America’s oldest ally. #France #BastilleDay2021
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellySIV appointments, vax shots & meetings at U.S. EmbKabul, where the gears of diplomacy are warily still grinding eve… https://t.co/aRjZPjLgdO
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyToday’s full interview on @NPR with ⁦@VP discussing voting rights⁩, by ⁦@asmamk⁩ ⁦@nprpolitics⁩ https://t.co/7VjVnHBN43
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7/14
2021
We asked: Did the US win this war? "What winning what looks like in Afghanistan is really an issue for the Afghans… https://t.co/cdX2FAyyviKELLY: If I asked you for one word to describe the security situation that the US leaves behind in Afghanistan, wh… https://t.co/KE9agKlwm2 @shellouise42 Understood. But legislating most definitely is subject to compromise. My questions were designed to a… https://t.co/jw4mpgUDphWhy are women's biographies more likely than men's to be flagged for deletion by Wikipedia editors? New research co… https://t.co/0kV2xFRrzHAt the Pentagon today for first time since before the pandemic. We talked with @PentagonPresSec about the US withdr… https://t.co/Iel9DIyL4oAt the Pentagon today for first time since before the pandemic. We talked with @PentagonPresSec about the US withdr… https://t.co/6kp3U4svhA
7/13
2021
"If a city falls, we will attack from another city. We will never give up." Fascinating conversation today with Ge… https://t.co/eM98TVDqL4In response to NPR and other media organizations' legal efforts, the DOJ has released more videos from Jan. 6. Thes… https://t.co/DivKYvmVBc
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyGen. Scott Miller, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan for nearly three years, just stepped down from his post, tur… https://t.co/R6WjfagwqX
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7/12
2021
Re-upping…x30 for championships https://t.co/z6Uy6qn0mW
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7/11
2021
Sounding great @titonka. You got this! https://t.co/1iJ4LqAx8R
7/10
2021
In his first interview with western media since the Geneva summit, US Amb to Russia John Sullivan takes our q's abo… https://t.co/pGmqCdhxUeHow excited are they in England and Italy about this weekend's #Euro2020? REALLY excited. Great fun getting a pre… https://t.co/IAlDCqRaORGood detail here for those trying to visualize why Afghanistan’s security forces are surrendering in some places wi… https://t.co/MoGyanwr05
7/9
2021
We called Dr. Fauci and asked about vaccines, Delta variant & whether he wears a mask anymore. Answer: No. But i… https://t.co/YUOn6kDv6N
7/8
2021
My heart swells a bit when I notice that the social distancing stickers on every floor are now starting to fade awa… https://t.co/HJ5wB78w5S
Retweeted by Mary Louise KellyReally excellent analysis of what comes next in Afghanistan, from veteran and historian @OConnellAaronB. https://t.co/gHpxi8tgLCWonderful letter. Gracious and sly response. https://t.co/jWijnLQniz
7/7
2021
So @CaitlinPacific took a Twitter hiatus, and … well, I can’t possibly summarize this, so I’m just going to let her… https://t.co/I1ZXH7atf9
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7/5
2021

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