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Zach Basu @zacharybasu Washington, DC

News editor @Axios • Foreign policy, national security, things of that nature • zach.basu@axios.com • 🇮🇳🇦🇷🇬🇧

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Joined Twitter 7/11/11


an interesting moment to quit our nearest trading bloc https://t.co/9UMc018NLF
Retweeted by Zach BasuNos llevaste a lo más alto del mundo. Nos hiciste inmensamente felices. Fuiste el más grande de todos. Gracias por… https://t.co/Jze84ZBlVe
Retweeted by Zach BasuRIP Maradona https://t.co/Gs2UqibocvThe greatest. Full stop. RIP 💔 https://t.co/qkAwZMcHy0
Retweeted by Zach BasuGracias por tanto, maestro. https://t.co/J7WZAuZnPs
Retweeted by Zach BasuLegendary 💔 https://t.co/BRd5oAXV9S
Retweeted by Zach BasuNot a surprise with the demons he struggled with, but still tragic at age 60. An absolute legend. https://t.co/qECnGYgiMSJust in: Xi Jinping congratulates Biden https://t.co/DYyRxwUjT0
Retweeted by Zach BasuBREAKING: @RishiSunak says UK will cut overseas aid spending target to 0.5% of national income from 0.7% in 2021 de… https://t.co/qXi1epdNG3
Retweeted by Zach BasuThe Israel Defense Forces have in recent weeks been instructed to prepare for the possibility that the U.S. will co… https://t.co/DV9Mda53W1Love this https://t.co/98eRQUg8Qx
Retweeted by Zach Basu.@StevenErlanger: "Macron’s worry ... is that a friendly Biden presidency will put Europe — and more important Germ… https://t.co/29uUHC1Axu"Brexit negotiators are engaged in a stand-off over the future of the banger as the prospect grows of a trade ban a… https://t.co/CsnAbDTH2rFlynn is part of a series of pardons POTUS is planning between now and Jan 20 https://t.co/vm2H4jcOtQ
Retweeted by Zach BasuSCOOP full story links here: @jonathanvswan @zacharybasu Trump tells confidants he plans to pardon Michael Flynn https://t.co/w9SQgD87FA
Retweeted by Zach BasuScoop w/@jonathanvswan: Trump tells confidants he plans to pardon Michael Flynn https://t.co/KhPKrJQLqv
11/25
2020
As Americans were distracted by the election, 3 Chinese-American activists found themselves literally under siege o… https://t.co/1BMMOP9vP8
Retweeted by Zach Basu“No torture apologist can be confirmed as CIA director,” Sen. Ron Wyden told @thedailybeast about Mike Morell. “It’… https://t.co/KL7j17I2m7"That's who we are," Tony Blinken said as he told the story of his stepfather being rescued by an American GI while… https://t.co/aKXGyQXKrwAvril Haines - Biden's new Director of National Intelligence. Each sentence is more surprising than the last. https://t.co/65LD7agfYs
Retweeted by Zach BasuPope, for first time, says China's Uighurs are 'persecuted' https://t.co/21oQI4JUTN
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11/24
2020
“Do what needs to be done in with regard to initial protocols” may be as close to a concession statement that we wi… https://t.co/VGklLyPOVg
Retweeted by Zach BasuJUST IN: Joe Biden fills a number of top national security and foreign policy roles: • DHS secretary: Alejandro Ma… https://t.co/qXHZ41kEGt
Retweeted by Zach Basu @ChuckRossDC Not true. Evan resigned from Axios several months before Biden accepted the Dem nomination.
Retweeted by Zach Basu✨ Some personal news: After 4 years on the @axios newsdesk, I'm taking over the editorial reins of Axios Local. I… https://t.co/MAuAHZI4ZF
Retweeted by Zach BasuSaudi Arabia's foreign minister denies an MBS-Netanyahu meeting that was confirmed publicly by Israel's education m… https://t.co/tzSnCI4Bgi"Powerful American technology and its potential misuse cut to the heart of the decisions the Biden administration m… https://t.co/FKeBkTJCxIAs Chinese officials hung thousands of cameras across Xinjiang, an abiding question has been how they process all t… https://t.co/8el6cdOAce
Retweeted by Zach BasuThis personal reflection from @ABlinken on how it haunts him that he & the Obama admin failed to protect life or pr… https://t.co/dPPNwp1g45
Retweeted by Zach BasuIsraeli PM in secret flew to Saudi Arabia for meeting with Pompeo and crown prince. All the details in my story on… https://t.co/lQ6zR18GGZ
Retweeted by Zach BasuJUST IN: Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong and two other activists have been detained after pleading g… https://t.co/MNFBwiQ2uA
Retweeted by Zach BasuIsrael's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled in secret yesterday to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with Crown Pr… https://t.co/oUKCS2i7yk
Retweeted by Zach BasuSidney Powell released this statement to @CBSNews and @kristincbrown after the Trump campaign said she's not on the… https://t.co/cbLUBvclZS
Retweeted by Zach BasuSCOOP: It's official. Tony Blinken will be Joe Biden's secretary of state, and the announcement is expected to be m… https://t.co/HjkRIrr0By
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11/23
2020
The Trump campaign could've just released a statement saying Powell is no longer serving on their legal team. But t… https://t.co/TEBSm7R4ak
Retweeted by Zach BasuGot it https://t.co/UvRGF80fXz
Retweeted by Zach BasuThe Trump campaign just threw Sidney Powell under the bus. https://t.co/Hmwd0mgmWZ
Retweeted by Zach BasuI quote here many experts, reporters, educators who have spent years on the ground looking at the grave situation F… https://t.co/WefHWLCcLO
Retweeted by Zach BasuExceedingly horrific war crimes committed by Azerbaijani soldiers going around on Telegram the last few days, and e… https://t.co/aZS07LCM8O
Retweeted by Zach BasuThe publicly-stated position of President Trump's legal team is that the reason Trump lost Georgia is because Georg… https://t.co/S32xDoMRqZ
Retweeted by Zach BasuHuh? Macron's bill deserves robust scrutiny by reporters. But on the basis of facts. This is false. There is no pro… https://t.co/R6LSFCJXsx
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11/22
2020
Susan Rice will not be Biden’s Secretary of State, ⁦@HansNichols⁩ reports. https://t.co/pdIBvTHs5f
11/21
2020
SCOOP: Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, has coronavirus, sources tell me and @JenniferJJacobs.
Retweeted by Zach BasuTrump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows sidelined after the election by coronavirus so Dave Bossie stepped in to guide… https://t.co/Q3gWcCqmX5
Retweeted by Zach BasuThis is the problem — rights are not “American values,” they’re universal values and the fact people — including Am… https://t.co/Wy2UVM3fvC
Retweeted by Zach BasuFormer FBI deputy director Sean Joyce resigned from Airbnb over concerns about how it shares data with Chinese auth… https://t.co/8Jt6PRF72tSCOOP: Rudy Giuliani and other key members of Trump's outside legal team won't be attending today's meeting with tw… https://t.co/kzbPYFU3kF
Retweeted by Zach Basu🚨Exclusive: Ezra Klein and Lauren Williams are leaving Vox — His Vox podcast, "The Ezra Klein Show," will go away,… https://t.co/pxZ2M3lNIu
Retweeted by Zach Basu“For many Muslims, the existence of the Republika Srpska is the single biggest injustice and flaw of the Dayton acc… https://t.co/gGzLrueKRpTucker on Sidney Powell: “This may be the most open-minded show on television. We literally do UFO segments here.”… https://t.co/VDApNmIAP2
Retweeted by Zach BasuBREAKING: Joe Biden wins Georgia. #APracecall at 8:00 p.m. EST. #Election2020 https://t.co/lGfinjTqT4
Retweeted by Zach BasuNYT: Two separate New York fraud investigations into Trump and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, have exp… https://t.co/B4qkhWerCA @PeterBeinart Maduro, I think you mean ... But yes, great read.
11/20
2020
Well, this is interesting. From State's readout on @SecPompeo visit to a settlement in occupied West Bank: "The Sec… https://t.co/K7z7jIWh6D
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11/19
2020
Beijing sent a list of 14 grievances to Australia supposedly justifying its economic coercion against it. The list… https://t.co/rGN1pTgTwd
Retweeted by Zach BasuBREAKING: @BorisJohnson will announce the biggest investment in defence since the Cold War, saying the UK has a cha… https://t.co/tVXAELnSWn
Retweeted by Zach BasuBREAKING: The new edition of @axios from Tel-Aviv is out. Several Scoops: Israel's plan to influence Biden on Iran,… https://t.co/iN94jDYqS4
Retweeted by Zach BasuStay Tuned... @WallaNews @axios https://t.co/Ln0KgLcNEQ
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11/18
2020
The Jewish Labour Movement’s statement on Jeremy Corbyn’s readmission to the Labour Party https://t.co/eMMjJgKoJm
Retweeted by Zach BasuWhat could possibly go right? https://t.co/wJakJN6ddi
Retweeted by Zach BasuExclusive: The State Department is set to release a blueprint for America’s response to China’s rise. The 70+ page… https://t.co/lI2tUHkH8N
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Retweeted by Zach BasuNYT: Trump asked senior advisers on Thursday whether he had options to take action against Iran’s main nuclear site… https://t.co/dAIU6yhcgP
11/17
2020
O'Brien not repeating the Pompeo/Navarro talking point about transition to a second Trump term: “If the Biden-Harri… https://t.co/GN1NxSh4mz
Retweeted by Zach BasuAfter terrorist attacks, President Macron accuses the English-language media of “legitimizing this violence" in an… https://t.co/svoAI4EFHa
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11/16
2020
New w @BethanyAllenEbr: President Trump will enact a series of hardline policies during his final 10 weeks to cemen… https://t.co/zh6XJaImPL
Retweeted by Zach Basu🇦🇷🇳🇿 Watch Argentine captain @PablitoMatera after The Pumas' historic victory over the All Blacks #NZLvARGhttps://t.co/P4JftY3wpi
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11/15
2020
Amazon, one of the biggest company’s in the world, believes in a united Ireland. What a time. https://t.co/O3DCLvHL42
Retweeted by Zach BasuAbsolutely horrifying that someone willing to amplify and entertain these dreadful and denialist voices served as L… https://t.co/nmeRBeLDZ0
Retweeted by Zach BasuNEW - Trump has put Rudy Giuliani in charge of his campaign lawsuits related to the outcome of the election, as wel… https://t.co/GxlBcFf2mv
Retweeted by Zach BasuScoop from ⁦@adamgoldmanNYT⁩ & team: Israeli agents shot AQ’s No 2 on the streets of Tehran at the behest of the U… https://t.co/M5ODCRNmSz
Retweeted by Zach BasuIt's impossible to overstate the obliviousness of this. https://t.co/tbKA849p2r
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11/14
2020
After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine, I surprised my closest inner circle wit… https://t.co/6rFzW1PyKh
Retweeted by Zach BasuBasically the entire world has congratulated Biden even as Trump disputes the result. And I really mean almost the… https://t.co/dzxRMyp94F
Retweeted by Zach BasuPhenomenal detail from @FT. About ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ showdown with Cummings and Cain. https://t.co/H6wATbWLwr
Retweeted by Zach Basu @GeorgeWParker Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain had a 45 min meeting with Boris Johnson today to discuss their “genera… https://t.co/UjuXiRwpax
Retweeted by Zach BasuA nation speaks https://t.co/GoZvtYpGiM
Retweeted by Zach BasuThis is so needlessly extra I absolutely love it https://t.co/NWTHFB99Gd
Retweeted by Zach BasuBoris Johnson's Bannon is gone. https://t.co/DwMoRZxUA6Dominic Cummings has now decided to leave Number 10 today for good - (subtle hint walking out with a box - Lee Cain also now out from today
Retweeted by Zach BasuThe actual number of troops in northeast Syria is “a lot more than” the roughly 200 Trump agreed to leave there in… https://t.co/90RiicBeZCSenator Elect Tommy Tuberville from Alabama believes that WW2 was fought to free Europe from socialism. https://t.co/pUaYhfXCxy
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11/13
2020
This is simply unacceptable. @VWGroup in China is admitting it is operating within a state that enslaves and doesn’… https://t.co/1SSlIMssDn
Retweeted by Zach BasuWow. Xi was personally insulted by Ma's speech. https://t.co/H7NLHPccmJ
Retweeted by Zach BasuScoop: Pompeo to make unprecedented visit to West Bank settlement. My story on @axios https://t.co/MKZdN5wW0l
Retweeted by Zach BasuNEW: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to visit the Golan Heights and an Israeli settlement in the West Ba… https://t.co/ctGkNfBf5w
Retweeted by Zach Basu---> https://t.co/hZHrwQwNkvThis is such a no-brainer move. Britain did it. Canada's doing it. Easy W for the incoming admin if they want it https://t.co/MSzYXaEP3L
Retweeted by Zach Basu🚨Mike Pompeo is planning to become the first Secretary of State to visit an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. En… https://t.co/WXTF29XyHxMore 👇 https://t.co/4654GjS90r https://t.co/vcoNDs3Q9a
Retweeted by Zach BasuThe EU lambasted China for dealing a “severe blow” to Hong Kong’s democracy, in a declaration jointly issued by all… https://t.co/Wp33DlBtNA
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11/12
2020
From the always insightful @b_judah.Armenia's foreign minister warns that an Azerbaijani victory will mark the de-facto European acceptance of military… https://t.co/sIdPYTzqxcWestminster is hugely febrile tonight. A Conservative MP phones to say there is a "massive bust up going on in Numb… https://t.co/6bUaTPwjfF
Retweeted by Zach BasuNot exactly. That’s Everett, Washington. https://t.co/v892IeRNGw
Retweeted by Zach BasuA lot more to come out about what’s been going on behind the scenes in No10. Dominic Cummings is considering his po… https://t.co/nZMBLgdgCN
Retweeted by Zach Basu“Biden ... said during the campaign that Khashoggi was murdered on MBS' orders, stressed that he wouldn't sell weap… https://t.co/2lbe1Pw6XCLovely obituary for Saeb Erekat from @BarakRavid https://t.co/X5Jq70Jo7v
Retweeted by Zach BasuInteresting to note that President-elect @JoeBiden discussed the Western Balkans with UK Prime Minister… https://t.co/xpeAjSZ6xy
Retweeted by Zach BasuAll votes have been cast. Election Day was one week ago. https://t.co/X7WTF756mD
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11/11
2020

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