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Tim Wilson @TimWilsonCSTPV United Kingdom

Centre Director @CSTPV, Senior Lecturer in International Relations @univofstandrews. Comments offered in a personal capacity.

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Joined Twitter 11/1/17


For Halloween tweet 5 I wonder whether when you're quietly sat contemplating the remains of a megalithic site, such… https://t.co/iAsnUXRXqt
Retweeted by Tim Wilson21 October 1959. US President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an executive order transferring Nazi rocket scientist Wer… https://t.co/yj2qcwJv1c
Retweeted by Tim WilsonReminds me of a friend of my mom’s who we knew in Namibia who after watching people maul her fairly simple name wou… https://t.co/tgPqZAlj8s
Retweeted by Tim Wilson“Two Muslim women are stabbed under the Eiffel Tower by 'pair of white female attackers shouting 'Dirty Arabs' [...… https://t.co/O0BbqU0ahl
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10/21
2020
As if the ‘Dead of the Irish revolution’ was not enough to look forward to. Swoon. https://t.co/dPaXdCn7wp
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @rogercdavies @stephenpollard - this didn't age well. https://t.co/6yhLePoDBn
Retweeted by Tim WilsonSelf-described Proud Boy Alan Swinney denied release, described as a ‘lightning rod’ for violence https://t.co/s202LLH686
Retweeted by Tim WilsonUK police 'will be unable to cope' if no-deal Brexit cuts EU data sharing https://t.co/xr5QGhfCpi
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @KFDuggan @Alan_Allport @ProfessorBroad Sure - I thought that might well be the case. I apologize for my excessive… https://t.co/7w2NG1DoLdWe have now hit over 20k cases of Covid on campus. Watch the crisis unfold. It was preventable. Enough is enough.… https://t.co/WlC5NH7tub
Retweeted by Tim WilsonSecurity threats have forced 12 PSNI officers to move home in the last three years costing over £85,000, new figure… https://t.co/BQtp5Qqy70
Retweeted by Tim WilsonClassism is alive and well at most ‘prestigious’ Universities. We see it all the time from UK and overseas student… https://t.co/MMe3kDYqS1
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThis is very kind but Home Grown has been shortlisted for a prize - it isnt decided until next month! But I am very… https://t.co/2Y7mLMxyEx
Retweeted by Tim WilsonJust a timely reminder that Britain's first general strike focussed on Greater Manchester. https://t.co/g6yOWxd8Pq
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @Alan_Allport @ProfessorBroad Yes, indeed @Alan_Allport !! Can't speak for the US but in the UK we really don't nee… https://t.co/amabwbLQBvThanks @ALanoszka... the cycles in French arms sales are amazing. MENA was critical in the 1980s, particularly Iraq… https://t.co/hRuwV5SfhE
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThis is a disgrace. Police forces in the USA are openly backing a racist president who is likely to be convicted o… https://t.co/CLs2VSE4U2
Retweeted by Tim WilsonOur latest paper led by @b_rottweilerUCL uses a German nationally representative survey to look at the relationship… https://t.co/2nYW8uVoAy
Retweeted by Tim WilsonAmerican Exceptionalism: More than 100,000 Californians have bought a gun in response to Covid-19 crisis, report fi… https://t.co/kJsaHqagwR
Retweeted by Tim WilsonO joyous tidings. https://t.co/0EuI0OSq8vWe may be reaching the denouement of the #KarabakhConflict. Slowly, but with an accelerating pace, Azeri forces are… https://t.co/ZZ85QvLJDF
Retweeted by Tim WilsonFor a short intro and warning that this might swap over to the US from 2016 (!) in .@ndupress's PRISM journal: "Rig… https://t.co/9lKREJZbQl
Retweeted by Tim WilsonWhy should the debate commission or Ms. Welker put up with this crap? The commission should cancel the debate. https://t.co/BUkOo9ck4D
Retweeted by Tim WilsonHindsight makes this account excruciating to read: https://t.co/ClEkwcRqEC @PeterRNeumann @katheder Attachment to the Union tends not to be aggressively articulated by English voters - becau… https://t.co/43zVD754jOPolicy divergence between Holyrood & Westminster not least on Brexit means International relations will be an impor… https://t.co/9xVgxBVyXn
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThis is very tiresome. The UK always had the power to determine who comes into the country. The big signs at air an… https://t.co/fO7dpjdJpd
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @anandMenon1 I thought this was a telling line from the Sasha Swire diaries, too. Nice to see Cameron had his prior… https://t.co/leiompuCBh
Retweeted by Tim WilsonAzerbaijan announces the liberation of Fuzuli city completely, inflicting heavy losses... https://t.co/fz40nhMoL0
Retweeted by Tim Wilson'The Police in Revolutionary Limerick, 1919-1922': New online exhibition from Limerick City and County Library Ser… https://t.co/4Dd074aJ25
Retweeted by Tim WilsonI don’t remember my accent being commented on when I was UG at Leeds 1979-82. I was aware of some posher people tha… https://t.co/TYIIiFf24I
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @Holger_Nehring @katheder Yes, I think that's the point of difference. Neglected peripheries can quickly become rhe… https://t.co/cuXaQvF8qN @katheder @TimWilsonCSTPV It kind of is: given how weak Labour is in Scotland I cannot see how they can be credibly… https://t.co/zQc2DmDblJ
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @katheder @Holger_Nehring Generally, the English seem to spare little thought for the Union, but react viscerally… https://t.co/PcvLk5ajQuA Scottish majority for Independence could be the gift that keeps giving for the Tories. Refuse a ref. on Tory watc… https://t.co/wmJHLUbmX6
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10/20
2020
There's a massive discrepancy between Armenian claims and evidence for their tank kills... Raises questions about w… https://t.co/y3iTpPF2pZ
Retweeted by Tim Wilson'It is serious and intense': white supremacist domestic terror threat looms large in US https://t.co/ZcJYPaxqfd
Retweeted by Tim WilsonA bored Trump ordered milkshakes during classified briefing on Afghanistan https://t.co/mAOzTQ4P9U
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThe surge in attacks - by IS and AQ- in West Africa is alarming, esp Burkina Faso. West African states have been th… https://t.co/YxFFfTce8H
Retweeted by Tim WilsonSamuel Paty murder: French police raid dozens of Islamist groups https://t.co/tSbPrAkIs4
Retweeted by Tim WilsonStudents from northern England facing 'toxic attitude' at Durham University https://t.co/efizeHUYTh
Retweeted by Tim WilsonI just wish John Bolton had the wisdom of the Lorax: https://t.co/k66vdV1anw https://t.co/dp54uwrV93Mariners of all sectors are under increasing strain as their employers try to maintain operations in the face of CO… https://t.co/Wm7JxQijxg
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThat's why @CNA_org will host a virtual event on October 28 to talk about our new policy paper on #COVID19 and the… https://t.co/WVDxFoY4r3
Retweeted by Tim WilsonAfter 5 years of researching, writing, editing, rewriting, battling inner-doubt demons, rewriting, reresearching, a… https://t.co/k6h4eW4vxP
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @_MAArgentino @Joana_Cook ‘s book. Very important to deep dive on gender dimensions of violent extremism and terror… https://t.co/xjNZp6sN3u
Retweeted by Tim WilsonGerard Conlon gives his reaction to being free after 15 years in prison RTÉ News reports in #OnThisDay in 1989 From… https://t.co/y7LVzhFM3k
Retweeted by Tim WilsonFunded PhD opportunity!📚😃💸 "#Borders within & around the UK after #Brexit" * Extended deadline for studentship ap… https://t.co/Y7JSuqmgxf
Retweeted by Tim WilsonEven, or especially, as we try to remain detached and analytical in our historical work, its important to be emotio… https://t.co/ukhyy1IyIc
Retweeted by Tim WilsonFrom Tartan gang member to leading loyalist paramilitary, and from Progressive Unionist politician to respected Bel… https://t.co/b2oSkijxI5
Retweeted by Tim WilsonA new book series focused on the far right globally co-edited by C-REX affiliate @evianeleidig https://t.co/fiNvEVV6E3
Retweeted by Tim WilsonRighto, who’s going to tell her? https://t.co/43NwCSa7ZH
Retweeted by Tim WilsonCan't read this since it's behind a paywall. But the headline seems ominous (to put it mildly). https://t.co/ZykQ1LKVluOn this day, 19 October 1940, Italy showed Britain just how far it could reach when four SM.82 bombers under the co… https://t.co/BXHmdVlkqq
Retweeted by Tim WilsonAftermath of a bomb at the Co-Op-York street 1972. https://t.co/ZeLggcB6mS
Retweeted by Tim WilsonI’m amazed at Prof Fox’s comments that @ILAS_SAS as a “very small” institute is justification for its closure. Its… https://t.co/oVgrrjP3rh
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @JeremyCom I study poor choices.
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10/19
2020
@JeremyCliffe @DEHEdgerton Beautifully put. And it's why "bad people told lies" is such an unhelpful explanation. T… https://t.co/AzxxZSaFwk
Retweeted by Tim Wilson#AZGlobalIrishRev #E is for Egypt 🇪🇬 🇪🇬 🇪🇬 In 1920, Egyptian graduate student Ibrahim Rashad published a travelo… https://t.co/b4kN4pfqDb
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @M_H_Taylor @philipvmurphy @SASNews @UoLondon @ICwS_SAS @ILAS_SAS So grateful if you could sign the petition below… https://t.co/PSP8ctGloy
Retweeted by Tim WilsonTomorrow I will be forced to obey the first management instruction I have ever been issued. It was issued when I wa… https://t.co/E6HLEOPAsV
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThe short essay below, by me, is entitled "The Day the Vocative Comma Died." I just received a message from a dear… https://t.co/JMYteCjTTN
Retweeted by Tim WilsonI am the Governor's Deputy Digital Director. I see everything that is said about and to her online. Every single… https://t.co/KorfPXZ25l
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @LimerickMuseum @LimerickH7H Were the contents that racy back in 1844? His expression is a picture (literally, obviously!). @DevoreMarc Do I detect a note of wistful regret there @DevoreMarc ?? Would be a great stunt to pull in the punte… https://t.co/3XHhe9ZBQq??? https://t.co/xdCxkfvqRHAre Paramilitary Extremists Being Normalized? Look To Idaho For Answers : NPR https://t.co/l9ucqOQg6k
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10/18
2020
We have two great guests coming on #TheLoopcast to discuss their new books! At the beginning of November,… https://t.co/xibt3VW1wI
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @wackyj67 Fascinating image - what's the source? Many thanks for posting.The Polish Women's Auxiliary Service (PSK) following the Stations of the Cross through Jerusalem https://t.co/fgru9X2KcT
Retweeted by Tim Wilson'A third-year student at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Sarajevo has died at the age of 21 after be… https://t.co/9iZCu4DOJr
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @jenniferejoness @ColinPClarke Clearly a free spirit who will go far. On the other hand I have a 14 year old who d… https://t.co/qKEZ3YmsHDStruggling to grade papers. My 2020 students think any extremist shmuck with an attitude and a social media account… https://t.co/RzLVkAebwo
Retweeted by Tim Wilson[for UK-based academics]: I wonder what an Impact Case Study written by the Duke of Wellington would have read like… https://t.co/BKHW3OhKX0 @ColinPClarke @jenniferejoness I dream of the mess only being confined to limited patches of wet floor... You clear… https://t.co/4CCmhBNBLKProud to be part of Team @FoleyDi at today's @JamesFoleyFund Freedom Run. (Ok, for some of us it was a walk, not a… https://t.co/JqDSjK2m19
Retweeted by Tim WilsonOh, what a splendid article find! I don't think I've ever seen a quote better encapsulate the old core Unionist sen… https://t.co/Z0o93bAUb9
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThe discussion over whether to run a candidate, in a vacancy created by an act of murder, is particularly fascinati… https://t.co/AjQCa5ZdeY
Retweeted by Tim WilsonA fascinating piece on the Eastbourne by-election of 1990: caused by an IRA assassination, won by the Liberal Democ… https://t.co/6szLnGb8qP
Retweeted by Tim WilsonGreat time for additional coverage! Interested to see what sorts of topics they cover, there are so many good choic… https://t.co/5panFZCPnI
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThis year marks the centenary of the 1920 local elections in Ireland. Local Govt Archivists and Records Managers ha… https://t.co/5Q5n5v0NNw
Retweeted by Tim Wilson“It doesn’t have to be a good plan to be dangerous. These people got caught because they were amateurs and they had… https://t.co/bw0nx9UdMW
Retweeted by Tim WilsonDisinvest in what? Knowledge? Definitely high time to push back against the insidious dominance of private sector… https://t.co/lZD0o5r3Hd17 October 1961, never forget. [And next time you feel tempted to repeat that "the November 2015 attacks were the… https://t.co/MSZ7QrzT1r
Retweeted by Tim WilsonLooking forward to @JNU_IN conference on 2 & 3 November on Connaught Rangers Mutiny. The date is significant as on… https://t.co/s83Pbf0QPw
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @RM_Mili_History @historicfirearm @WW2TV @James1940 @militaryhistori So versatile that captured carriers were used… https://t.co/beX2JhDJQP
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThe Battle of Poloj on 17 October 1942 was the last Italian cavalry charge utilizing a horse regiment. In this batt… https://t.co/kjD6tcNlSn
Retweeted by Tim WilsonWaking up to horrendous scenes after Armenian attack on city of Ganje. Picture shared by my friend Swiss journalist… https://t.co/fdpZfBTFsa
Retweeted by Tim Wilson'This is our battle and it is existential'. A masterclass by Macron on how not to respond to terrorism: https://t.co/hEPevN7xub
10/17
2020
Grammar school pupil who became neo-Nazi terrorist shows anyone can be radicalised, warns top cop https://t.co/7ZZP8ff2zD
Retweeted by Tim WilsonStaff saw Salman Abedi kneeling in prayer before Manchester Arena attack https://t.co/qHNqAbNZEo
Retweeted by Tim Wilson @CarmenReads @AuschwitzMuseum Photos like this just leave your heart in smithereens.Amendment 8 has been defeated by 256 to 316 votes. So no explicit ban on undercover agents killing people.
Retweeted by Tim WilsonA lot of history these days seems to have bifurcated between guilt-tripping or inspirationalism. We're either waggi… https://t.co/7bmWtpH8H7
Retweeted by Tim WilsonMan beheaded in Paris suburb, attacker shot by police - man killed reported to be a schoolteacher who had recently… https://t.co/i8nYbznJYH
Retweeted by Tim WilsonFrightening. #terrorists #Paris https://t.co/192CQYQwQt
Retweeted by Tim WilsonThe UK is now in a 1970s good cop/bad cop scene in the interrogation room https://t.co/jihoLFN17a
Retweeted by Tim WilsonAbout a platoon of Nigerian Soldiers unaccounted for in the latest ambush by #ISIS/#ISWAP.
Retweeted by Tim WilsonWho Is a Domestic Terrorist? | The New Yorker https://t.co/bA88WWGqOQ
Retweeted by Tim Wilson50 years ago today, on 16/10/1970, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau announced that his government had for the first ti… https://t.co/kAB33QQtV0
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10/16
2020

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