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After the Kurds, Will Trump Abandon Afghanistan Next?
October 18, 2019

After the Kurds, Will Trump Abandon Afghanistan Next?

By Uzair Younus
Given the Syria debacle, one cannot rule out a tweet that abruptly announces the end of the war in Afghanistan.

Twitter Reveals China's Influence Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests
August 20, 2019

Twitter Reveals China's Influence Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests

By Tami Abdollah
It’s the first instance of a U.S. social media company identifying a Chinese government-run disinformation campaign.
Could an Alleged Terrorist Be Spared the Death Penalty Because of Trump's Tweets?
September 20, 2018

Could an Alleged Terrorist Be Spared the Death Penalty Because of Trump's Tweets?

By Catherine Putz
U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets could end up sparing Sayfullo Saipov life.

Trump’s Tweet Has Done Pakistan a Massive Favor
January 03, 2018

Trump’s Tweet Has Done Pakistan a Massive Favor

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
A Twitter tirade once again allows Pakistan to play the victim.

The Taliban's Latest Battlefield: Social Media
September 08, 2016

The Taliban's Latest Battlefield: Social Media

By Austin Bodetti
The Taliban has drastically ramped up its presence on services like Twitter and WhatsApp in the past few years.

Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
May 23, 2016

Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere

By Krzysztof Iwanek
In India, even the number of Facebook "likes" counts for politicians.

Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
November 20, 2014

Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?

By Matt Rusling
The potential is enormous, but a change in mindset will be needed.
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
October 04, 2014

5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time

By Shannon Tiezzi
How to follow the Umbrella Revolution on social media.

On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
September 15, 2014

On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China

By Zachary Keck
Also, China's "creeping invasion" and is India China circa 2001? Some general interest links.

Tweeting from Gaza
August 03, 2014

Tweeting from Gaza

By Sonya Rehman
Sonya Rehman speaks with a young Palestinian on life in Gaza and the role of social media amid the devastation.

Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
March 28, 2014

Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke

By Zachary Keck
Using the hashtag #CancelColbert, social media users are calling for The Colbert Report to be cancelled.
Twiplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal
December 11, 2013

Twiplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal

By Arafat Kabir
Iran’s diplomatic outreach using Twitter has been unprecedented – and successful.

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