Join Under Secretary Judith McHale for a Global Twitter Q&A June 29

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
June 29, 2011
Harry S Truman Building With McHale Portrait

On June 29 at 9:30 am EDT, Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale will participate in the State Department's first global "Twitter Q & A." Using the hashtag #AskUSA, participants from around the world can simultaneously submit questions and share ideas directly with Under Secretary McHale about strengthening ties and increasing exchanges between the United States and other countries. The U.S. Department of State's main official Twitter feed, @StateDept, will host the session.

Participants also can submit questions using the same hashtag (#AskUSA) in nine additional languages using the Department of State Twitter accounts listed below. Questions may be submitted starting now and will be accepted through the conclusion of the session on June 29.

Participants can submit questions to the following accounts using the hashtag #AskUSA:


@USAenEspanol (Spanish)

@USAenFrancis (French)

@USAemPortugues (Portuguese)

@USApoRusski (Russian)

@USAbilAraby (Arabic)

@USAdarFarsi (Farsi)

@USAHindiMein (Hindi)

@USAUrdu (Urdu)

@USA_Zhongwen (Chinese)



June 29, 2011

Buket in Turkey writes:

In my school Karsıyaka Anatolian High School, I have been doing projects since I returned back from my Exchange Program of Youth Leadership.I think it is one of the geatest opportunities I have had in my life time.I encourage and support youth engagement in Exchange Programs.Since 2009 fourteen students from my class have had this golden opportunity.Currently my students are participating in a Youth Lab Program with their Armenian and American peers.Youth Lab Program is great as it aims to strengthen ties between different nations and cultures.Thanks for giving us great chance and providing youth with tools and skills for making a difference in their lives.I am looking forward to Global Twitter Q&A .Kind regards,

Alabama, USA
June 29, 2011

Larry in Alabama writes:

I would love to have asked Mrs. Hail the following question: why was the state department attacked in the 1970s? Did this attack influence public opinion one way or the other? Hint: Henry Kissinger should know.


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