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tolu ogunlesi Nov 18
Replying to @toluogunlesi
“Even though many people would like to term it a religious conflict, it’s actually political [...] politicians using religion as a tool to divide and rule...” — Pastor Esther Ibanga on violence and killings in Nigeria’s ‘Middle Belt.’
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Cindy McCain Nov 17
At , it was my honor to present the John McCain Prize to the people of Lesbos, Greece for their aid & support to refugees. My husband would have been proud to recognize their courageous work and of their service to a cause greater than self.
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Stephanie Carvin Nov 16
It’s the and they rightfully don’t let me near the place, but I was able to take part in a conference last week that examined the future of NATO that I’d like to talk about. Time for a thread ->
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
Replying to @thejointstaff
on professional education: Our emphasis now is on teaching future leaders how to think and solve problems in the complex security environment of the 21st century. We're transitioning to a historical case model approach so we're informed by history
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
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: I'm never complacent about the pace of technological change. It's incumbent upon us to invest in capability development. It's a combination of ideas and technology to remain competitive against and .
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tolu ogunlesi Nov 18
Photos from this morning’s 5km Run. A Tradition. You can see that while everyone else was fully kitted (long-sleeve tops etc), and I pretended we were from the Arctic. Where the cold is nothing 😭😂 📷:
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Andrew Tabler Nov 17
Fantastic that first John McCain Public Service Award goes to people of Lesbos for taking in refugees from Syria and beyond. Accepted by scouts who worked with refugees on the beaches
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
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on today's defense of the homeland: We cannot imagine any conflict today that doesn't involve all domains, including the arctic.
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
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on the : The primary focus has been to move back into compliance and then deal with emerging technologies.
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Robbie Gramer Nov 17
I'm at , where Turkish Defense Minister Akar has just said that it was 18-not 15-Saudis were involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and it is possible they may have carried pieces of his body out of the country in diplomatic pouches through the commercial airport
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
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on and protecting the homeland: "It's about getting the right balance of defensive and offensive capabilities to deal with the enemy's strike capability."
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U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Nov 17
In the South China Sea, and increasingly across the wider region, our shared values, interests, and sovereign rights are under assault…diplomatically, economically, and militarily, said Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. Command.
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Jason Rezaian Nov 17
About to take part in a provocatively named panel in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
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on U.S. strategy in : We now have a plan to properly resource the Afghan forces, including training and leadership development. The key to success is to combine military & diplomatic pressure that will lead to an Afghan-led reconciliation process
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Kori Schake Nov 17
CJCS Dunford modeling proper civil-military relations, not letting himself be drawn beyond military judgments, emphasizing oath to the Constitution, importance of an apolitical military. 👏
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MFA of Ukraine 🇺🇦 Nov 17
.: The ’n ambition regarding is not just to setup more pro-Russian realities. It is for ceasing Ukraine’s existence as a democratic and 🇪🇺 society. The whole fact of 🇺🇦 existence and success is a complete negation of the Kremlin’s model.
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The Joint Staff Nov 17
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on dealing w/ : Still need to address the underlying conditions that feed it. We need a sustainable solution, politically, fiscally and militarily in the context of the NDS and the other challenges we face.
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Kori Schake Nov 18
Reminder about the value of alliances from : “the odds of war with Russia are quite low because of NATO’s resurgence.”
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NationalDefence Nov 18
That’s a wrap on the 10th annual ! Three full days of thoughtful discussion with participants from over 70 countries. Fora like these are increasingly important in today’s complex defence and security environment.
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Harjit Sajjan Nov 18
Good to speak with , about Canada’s strong commitment to Ukraine. We are proud to be supporting a stable and secure Ukraine through our members deployed on who are working alongside the Ukrainian Security Forces. 🇨🇦🇺🇦
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