Alex Emmons (@AlexEmmons )

Alex Emmons

Bio Reporter @TheIntercept. Struggling chess player. He/him. Send tips / get in touch: 703-624-4050 (Use Signal), emmons@protonmail.com
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Twitter Web App : There’s no reason any essential worker — and, really, everyone in the country — should go without masks that filter 95 percent of all respiratory aerosols, writes Joseph Allen wapo.st/3qTIhLr

Twitter Web App : SCOOP: The chairs of the House Foreign Affairs, Armed Services, Intelligence & Rules Committees + other top Dems want Biden to freeze a $500 million shipment of bombs to Saudi Arabia & reverse other pro-Saudi US policies, per letter to be sent to him today
huffpost.com/entry/democrat…

Twitter Web App : Raytheon CEO Greg Hayes on an investor call Tuesday:

“Look...peace is not going to break out in the Middle East anytime soon... I think it remains an area where we'll continue to see solid growth.” defenseone.com/business/2021/…

Twitter Web App : NEW: Marjorie Taylor Greene indicated support for executing prominent Democrats in Facebook comments, videos, and likes in 2018 and 2019
cnn.com/2021/01/26/pol…

Twitter Web App : Years of reporting on atrocities can feel futile, offering little to no benefit to survivors. Writing as a witness for this petition filed against the U.S. govt feels tangible and more important for the families whose lives I have intruded upon too often.
vice.com/en/article/3an…

Twitter Web App : News from the Gulf:

YANBU, SAUDI ARABIA—The U.S. military is expanding its ability to operate from Saudi Arabia in the event of a war with Iran, striking a preliminary arrangement with Riyadh to use various air bases and seaports in the country’s west. defenseone.com/threats/2021/0…

Twitter Web App : "The rate of ice loss is now in line with the worst-case scenarios of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s leading authority on the climate." theguardian.com/environment/20…

Twitter Web App : . Jen Psaki says she plans to have National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in the White House briefing room in the near future to answer ?s related to U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan.

Twitter Web App : 8 million people pushed into poverty between June and December as federal aid expired -- almost double the largest annual increase in poverty since the 1960s, UChicago/Notre Dame economists say

povertymeasurement.org/wp-content/upl…

Twitter Web App : Trump said he made the transgender troop ban decision "after consultation with my Generals and military experts." But emails we obtained in 2018 showed the confusion, & Dunford telling military leaders “When asked, I will state that I was not consulted" buzzfeednews.com/article/verabe…

Twitter Web App : Congrats to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on reaching their first playoff home game

Twitter Web App : US government: we will dominate cyberspace as a warfighting domain

also US government: good luck navigating our 1990s-era websites twitter.com/bethbourdon/st…

Twitter Web App : Navy SEAL Sentenced to 10 Years in Choking Death of Green Beret military.com/daily-news/202…

Twitter Web App : What irks me about "nth-dimensional chess" metaphors on here is that ordinary chess is strategically harder than 95 percent of the things politics nerds want to compare it to

Twitter Web App : Today was one of the largest and most consequential protests in Russia in a decade. The anger on the streets was palpable and the readiness to fight riot police was unprecedented. And there was a sense that it was about far more than Navalny. My report: theguardian.com/world/2021/jan…

Twitter Web App : New: The military arm of the intelligence community has searched for information about Americans' movements without a warrant in a commercially available database of smartphone app locational data, per DIA memo for Ron Wyden . nytimes.com/2021/01/22/us/…

Twitter Web App : The NYPD patrol guide clearly prohibits chokeholds. They can kill, as the 2014 death of Eric Garner illustrated. Yet cameras still catch NYC cops using the dangerous move with the tacit acceptance—and sometimes explicit approval—of dept leaders. propub.li/3sK7V73

Twitter Web App : Good morning, we have an editor opening! This person will be working directly with me and Ryan Grim, so please get in touch if you're interested! boards.greenhouse.io/firstlookmedia…