with AfPak Channel
What's your best tweet?
Too many tweets! One I like from today is "Even if drones do kill someone else involved in CIA attack in Khost, CIA couldn't confirm it!"
What are six things you could never do without?
Friends, good food, warm weather, sunshine, butter, and salt.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To promote and expand the AfPak Channel on ForeignPolicy.com.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter for work, Facebook for play :)
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#summerofTaliban violence, poking fun at media coverage of Pakistan.
What feature should Twitter add?
Archiving tweets without having to click "load more" a million times or searching your own tweets.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
You, you're, you've
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
I want @thejointstaff to follow me.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes not going to say for racist comments.
Why should we vote for you?
I work hard to blend news and analysis on a complicated region, and would appreciate your support :)
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Met lots of people in gov, other think tanks, across the world in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
I don't use hashtags a lot, actually.
How do you make your tweets unique?
Occasional snide commentary.
What inspires you to tweet?
News stories, other twitterers, commenting on hot topics...
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Only when I live tweet speeches.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be responsive to your followers!
How long can you go without a tweet?
DAYS. No, probably a few hours. But only if I'm doing something else.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@adamserwer is very good
Why'd you start tweeting?
To drum up love for the AfPak Channel on ForeignPolicy.com.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Changed my work life in that I now feel compelled to tweet everything AfPak all the time!
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
More of less talking about how &*^%&*^$ cold it is in DC right now!
How will the world change in 2010?
Not a lot, I would imagine.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Not responding enough to your followers, not giving credit when you RT
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Flying cars and green hair, obviously.