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The Social Minister: Pakistan's Ambassador to the US explains how Twitter aids diplomacy back home

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/series/monitor_breakfast Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, is an avid Twitter user and believes using Twitter helps him tamp down anger at the US-Pakistan relationship by humanizing him -- and by extension, Pakistan's diplomacy with the US -- to Pakistanis and Americans. ----- On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani joined the Monitor Breakfast for a conversation with reporters. Husain Haqqani is Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States in Washington, DC. A trusted advisor of late Pakistani Prime Minister, Ms. Benazir Bhutto, Ambassador Haqqani is known as a Professor at Boston University and Co-Chair of the Hudson Institute's Project on the Future of the Muslim World as well as editor of the journal 'Current Trends in Islamist Thought' published from Washington DC. Haqqani came to the U.S. in 2002 as a Visiting Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington DC and an adjunct Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. He is a leading journalist, diplomat, and former advisor to Pakistani Prime ministers. His syndicated column is published in several newspapers in South Asia and the Middle East, including Oman Tribune, Jang, The Indian Express, Gulf News and The Nation (Pakistan).
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