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" and CPJ
cite RFE reporting on the relase of one of the "donkey bloggers" in Azerbaijan
# "Radio World
" and the UK Ministry of Defence
discuss RFE's new SMS news service in AfghanistanInternational Press ReviewAfghanistan
# "Why A Forlorn Karzai Is Breaking With The West
" - Ahmed Rashid, "Financial Times"
# Thomas Ruttig discusses night raids
for "Foreign Policy"
# "The Afghan View
" - Inderfurth & Eliot, "International Herald Tribune"
# "The Guardian" reports on British aid in Helmand
# "Global Post" reports on winter's effect on fighting
# The U.S. Senate held a hearing on spending and procurement
# "The New York Times" reports on violence in Karachi
# Pakistan has arrested militants
# "Kashmir Needs Space To Debate Its Future
" - Rohini Hensman, "The Guardian"Russia
# The "Moscow Times" reports on the Caspian Summit
# Dmitry Medvedev and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talked on the sidelines
of the summitNATO Summit
# "Next, A NATO-Russia Strategic Concept
" - Antonenko & Yurgens, "International Herald Tribune"
# The "Christian Science Monitor" looks at views of the summit from Afghanistan
# "Five Reasons Why Russia Will Never Join NATO
" - Michael Bohm, "Moscow Times"Iran
# "Iran's Double-Edged Sword
" - David Singh, "Foreign Policy"
# "Iran's German Hostages
" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Iran was censured by a UN committee
for human rights abuses
# "The Washington Post" editorializes on the threat of an American strike
# Iranian hackers hacked the web site of the Farsi1
# "Is Iraq's New Government Worth The Wait?
" - David Bender, "Foreign Policy"Of Interest
# "No Quick Fixes For Internet Freedom
" - Rebecca MacKinnon, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Timothy Garton Ash thinks India should do more to promote democracy in Myanmar
# The "Financial Times" reports on immigration in EuropeU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Barack Obama is pushing for a Senate vote
on the START Treaty
# The "PBS Newshour" interviews Senator-elect Lisa Murkowski
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop
# "Room For Debate (NYT)" discusses civilian trials for terrorist suspects