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Iran Election: Guns are More Powerful than Twitter

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/07/01/Tweeting_The_Revolution Jeffrey Goldberg describes the "diabolical" tactics the Iranian regime used to break up post-election protests that were organized through Twitter. He argues that the unseen snipers were more effective than a visible military reaction. ----- Atlantic writers Andrew Sullivan, James Fallows, and Jeffrey Goldberg discuss the ways new social networking technology, like Twitter, enabled massive and fast organization of protests in Iran following the results of the recent election. Mark Whitaker moderates the discussion. - Aspen Institute Jeffrey Goldberg is an author and a staff writer for The Atlantic Monthly, having previously worked for The New Yorker. Goldberg has written extensively on foreign affairs, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. Previously, he was a writer for the New York Times Magazine, covering the Middle East and Africa. He began his career as a police reporter for the Washington Post.
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