How to avoid a tweet defeat

After a Palestinian envoy's mistaken retweet, diplomats sound off on social media etiquette. Bottom line: Use common sense.

Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 10/26/2011 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Friday, 10/26/2012 12:23 am EDT

It's an experience every diplomat dreads. Canadian authorities recently gave Linda Sobeh Ali, the Palestinian General Delegation's chargé d'affaires to Canada, a high-level scolding, and last week her government was reassigning her to another country so as not to further damage relations.

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