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May 18 7 tweets 9 min read
🔴 LIVE NOW | "Turkey’s Elections: A Contested and Uncertain Outcome"

NOW: Introductory remarks from Elizabeth Robbins, FDD Vice President of Communications

UP NEXT: @SinanCiddi takes the stage with @stevenacook, @heissenstat, & @SibelOktay.

Tune in: fdd.org/events/2023/05… Image .@SinanCiddi asks if the results of the #TurkeyElections2023 were expected or unexpected.

@SibelOktay says both.
Sep 30, 2021 14 tweets 15 min read
WATCH LIVE | FDD @LongWarJournal's @thomasjoscelyn testifies before @SASCDems @SASCGOP on #Afghanistan.

Read his full written testimony here: fdd.org/wp-content/upl…

And tune in beginning at 9:30am EST here: armed-services.senate.gov/hearings/to-re… @LongWarJournal @thomasjoscelyn @SASCDems @SASCGOP HAPPENING NOW: @LongWarJournal's @thomasjoscelyn delivers his opening statement before @SASCDems @SASCGOP on #Afghanistan.

WATCH LIVE HERE: armed-services.senate.gov/hearings/to-re…

Read his full written testimony here: fdd.org/wp-content/upl…
May 6, 2021 9 tweets 5 min read
THREAD | (1) Since 2015, a bipartisan consensus has prevailed: members of Congress across the political spectrum support non-nuclear sanctions—including terrorism sanctions—on #Iran.

Six years later, the #Biden admin appears to be on the verge of going against this consensus... (2) @TzviKahn's memo compiles statements from the #Obama admin expressing support for terrorism sanctions on #Iran.

These quotes highlight the bipartisan support of terrorism and other non-nuclear sanctions—and the importance of maintaining them should the US reenter the #JCPOA:
Aug 24, 2019 5 tweets 1 min read
Today, the Islamic Republic of Iran targeted and threatened FDD.
Our official statement: (1/3) “FDD conducts independent research and analysis on national security issues. The Islamic Republic prohibits such freedoms at home, and would like to do so abroad as well.