FP Social Report: May 16 - May 19

Summary of the most influential tweets & tweeted-about content this week.

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  1. HIGHLIGHTS:


    Most RT'ed FP article: Props to FP's Prachi Vidwans on her story about Boko Haram's recent actions and violence against women in general for getting 72 RT's and counting!
  2. Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt commented on Trita Parsi's myth-busting piece on whether economic sanctions opened up the dialogue between the U.S. and Iran:
  3. Interesting. Is it a myth that sanctions took Iran to the nuclear talks? Yes, other factors more important. t.co/AeIUvgy8Aq
  4. Former Pakistan Ambassador to the U.S. pushed FP's story on the recent elections in India:
  5. 'New Beginning-What #Modi Win means for #India-US' by James Clad t.co/d5gb76Hsxq
  6. FP made its way all the way up the ranks to the Indian government, grabbing the attention of Indian National Congress member K. C. Singh:
  7. Can Modi reset Indian rise, flagging presently? Is China the Fastest Rising Power in History? t.co/CV2NMAL4wn
  8. Surrounding the departure of NYT's Jill Abramson, Elias Groll's piece on her foreign coverage was picked up by several prominent journalists:
  9. Beijing Correspondent, NPR:
  10. Thanks for the Great Foreign Coverage, Jill Abramson t.co/zZVKoCPnhG
  11. The New York Times Correspondent, China:
  12. Foreign Policy notes Jill Abramson backed ambitious China stories despite China's pressures on NYT. t.co/NHK9m0420b
  13. Beirut Bureau Chief, The New York Times:
  14. . @foreignpolicy thanks Abramson 4 "great foreign coverage" -shoutouts to china team, @ddknyt @tylerhicksphoto etc /1 t.co/QLXQ29c1GZ
  15. Senior Vice President for Public Policy & Director of the Washington office of The Jewish Federations of North America promoted FP's David Rothkopf and Michael Oren's dialogue piece: 
  16. Fascinating dialogue between @ForeignPolicy’s @djrothkopf & Michael Oren: 'A' #Jewish State vs 'The' Jewish State t.co/lPkk20KYIQ
  17. Additional social highlights from fellow members of the media:

  18. Reporter, BuzzFeed Politics & BuzzFeed World:
  19. the Obama admin wasn't always such a big fan of Russia sanctions. t.co/eakhA2RD8s
  20. Political Editor, The Huffington Post UK & Al Jazeera English presenter:
  21. "No, sanctions didn't force Iran to make a deal" - brilliant, must-read mythbusting from @tparsi: t.co/vATmyBfYpM
  22. Diplomatic Editor, The Guardian:
  23. .@tparsi pushes back against the notion that sanctions brought Iran to the negotiating table. t.co/XNSXKYAdDu via @ForeignPolicy
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