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# "The Nazarbayev Conundrum
" - Jeffrey Gedmin, "Foreign Policy"International Press ReviewWikileaks
# "The Guardian" reports on the hackers who attacked Visa and Mastercard
# "The Economist" interviews "Anonymous"
# The June 2010 profile of Julian Assange
by "The New Yorker"
# A full rundown of Wikileaks links
from the "Small Wars Journal"Afghanistan
# 85% of Afghans do not, in fact, have access to health care
# Pakistan, Tajikistan and Russia agreed to fight drug trafficking
# The U.S> Military is blacklisting the Watan GroupPakistan
# The Chief Minister of Balochistan says the Taliban there are peaceful
# The "Express Tribune" reports on female militants in Swat Valley
# Taliban once based in Swat are regrouping
in Mohmand AgencyIran
# Greg Thielmann and Peter Crail on Iran's low-quality nuclear technology
# "Empty Nuclear Talks With Iran
" - Editorial, "The Washington Post"Russia
# "Why Did FIFA Choose Russia?
" - Melik Kaylan, "The New Republic"
# "5 Reasons Why Russia Could Join NATO
" - Alexander Kramarenko, "Moscow Times"
# Alexander Golts on Medvedev and Putin as superheroes
# Thomas de Waal on how everything in Abkhazia seems to be "disputed"
# Justin Logan on Georgia's relations with Russia and the U.S.
# "Dissent" reports on human rights in Kyrgyzstan
# "Azerbaijan Is Nobody's Little Brother
" - Amanda Paul, "Zaman"
# "The Missing Nobel Laureate
" - Renee Xia, "LA Times"
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Rep. Ross-Lehtinen
: "My mission is to cut the State and foreign aid budgets"
# "The Plame Affair, Hollywood Style
" - Judith Miller, "The Wall Street Journal"