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# The "PBS Newshour" interviews Richard Holbrooke
# "Why Doesn't The World Care About Pakistanis?
" - Mosharraf Zaidi, "Foreign Policy"
# "The Politics of Floods
" - Steve Coll, "The New Yorker"
# "The Tide of Failure
" - Cyril Almeida, "Dawn"Afghanistan
# "The New York Times" interviews Afghanistan's new intelligence chief
# "Afghanistan Needs A Walter Cronkite
" - Al Neuharth, "USA Today"Iraq
# "The Beginning Of The End
" - John Negroponte, "Foreign Policy"
# Roula Khalaf on Iraqi politicians taking reponsibility
for their country
# "The National" reports on political deadlock in Iraq
# "Winning The Peace In Iraq
" - Max Boot, "The Wall Street Journal"Russia
# "Sleeping Giant
" - Masha Lipman, "Foreign Policy"
# "5 Barriers To A Western Partnership
" - Yevgeny Bazhanov, "Moscow Times"
# Descendants of the Rurik dynasty want their land back
, including the KremlinIran
# The U.S. has reportedly assured Israel that Iran is not an imminent threat
# The "Christian Science Monitor" on the Bushehr nuclear facility
# "Bombs Of August
" - David Kay, "National Interest"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# RFE/RL interviews Senator John Kerry
# "The Next Muslim Controversy
" - Reza Aslan, "The Daily Beast"
# Stephen Rademaker sees no room for improvement
on the START TreatyFrom the Blogs
# Flynt Leverett and Reuel Marc Gerecht debate Iran's nuclear program
# "The Economist" on journalism warning labels
# Willis Sparks on "Vladimir Putin: Superstar