News & views on RFE's broadcast regionRFE In The Media
# "Global Post" interviews RFE's Bruce Pannier and Alisher Sidikov
# "Tehran Bureau (PBS)" links to Golnaz Esfandiari's blog post
on winter "art" in Iran
International Press ReviewFirst Read
# "Al Jazeera" has obtained more than 1,600 internal documents
from 10 years of Israel-Palestinian negotiationsSunday Talk Shows
# Fareed Zakaria interviews Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski
# "The analysis of David Brooks and Mark Shields
# "Face The Nation" has Senator John McCain
# "Meet The Press" talks to House majority leader Eric CantorIran
# Why did the latest nuclear talks
with Iran fail?
# Ted Koppel on U.S.-Iran relations
30 years after the Iran Hostage Crisis
# "The Triumph Of Hacker Culture
" - Ron Rosenbaum, "Slate"
# "Global Post" reports on rising prices in IranPakistan
# Former ISI official Colonel Imam was reportedly killed
# Pamela Constable on Pakistan after the assassination
of Salman Taseer
# Asif Ali Zardari will pay an official visit
to the U.S. next monthAfghanistan
# "Who benefits From Taliban Revisionism?
" - Rachel Reid, "The Guardian"
# Two election observers discuss the Afghan elections and rule-of-law in the country
# The government is renewing its push
against private security contractors
# "CNN" reports on opium culture in AfghanistanRussia
# The Mayor of Moscow has closed a school
for poor student performance
# "Davos Man and Khodorkovsky
" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"On Dictators
# "The Trouble With Dictators
" - William Pfaff, "NY Review Of Books"
# "Dictatorships For Dummies, Tunisia Edition
" - William J. Dobson, "The Washington Post"
# "Rule No.1 for Dictators: Don't Blink
" - Alan Cowell, "The New York Times"Of Interest
# "The Global Threat To Press Freedom
" - Lee Bollinger, "Foreign Policy"
# "Reuters" reports on protests in Albania
# "Greeting Karimov
" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# "Lebanon Typifies Arab Political Poverty
" - Rami Khouri, "Daily Star"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Stuart Levey, the U.S. point man on sanctions, will leave the Treasury Department
# "The Egypt-Colombia Dichotomy
" - Robert Kagan, "The Washington Post"
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop
# Kenneth Roth on human rights in China