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# Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Twitter in Iran
was quoted on the NYT's "Freakonmics" blog
# Robert Tait on coming protests in Iran
for "The Guardian"
# "Why Russia Should Leave Georgia
" - James Kirchick, "World Affairs Journal"International Press ReviewIran
# Geoffrey Robertson says Mir Hussein Mousavi was a war criminal
# "Iran's Green Movement is Down, Not Out
" - Timothy Garton Ash, "The Guardian"
# "Is Iran's Regime Finished?
" - Reza Aslan, "The Daily Beast"
# Jackson Diehl thinks Iran gains from being sanctionedPakistan
# A new public opinion poll shows Pakistanis don't like the war on terror nor the Taliban
# Amnesty Int'l says 4 million Pakistanis are "effectively living under the Taliban
# "Lessons from the Taliban
" - Zafar Hilaly, "News International"Afghanistan
# The "Christian Science Monitor" interviews Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
# "The New York Times" reports on Taliban assassinations
# "Would Killing Mullah Omar Do Any Good?
" - Moreau & Yousafzai, "Newsweek"
# "Afghans Weary of Peace Bid
" - Sanjay Kumar, "The Diplomat"Russia
# "Pining for a Soviet Paradise
" - Vladimir Milov, "Moscow Times"
# "Getting Russia Right
" - Ischinger & Weisser, "International Herald Tribune"
# David Kramer discusses U.S.-Russia relations
# "Creating a Nation of Poor, Sick, and Ignorant
" - Boris Kagarlitsky, "Moscow Times"
# "The New York Times" reports on mining in Russia's far EastOf Interest
# "How Iraq Can Fortify its Fragile Democracy
" - Ayad Allawi
# Matthew Continetti on democracy in GeorgiaU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Al Kamen's "In the Loop
# The U.S. faults Europe
for "alienating Turkey"
# John Brown on U.S. cultural diplomacy
# The "PBS Newshour" interviews U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice