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Middle East Protests
# "The National" reports on events in Libya
# Some Libyan diplomats have sworn off the regime
# "Lords Of The Realm
" - Christopher Davidson, "Foreign Policy"
# "Inside The Muslim Brotherhood
" - C.M. Sennott, "Global Post"
# "From Tahrir Square To Red Square
" - Mark N. Katz, "National Interest"Russia
# Russia's energy minister urges that the BP-Rosneft deal
# "The Great Dacha Wars
" - Alexei Pankin, "Moscow Times"
# William Dunkerly on new and traditional media
# Chechnya and Brazil will play a soccer friendly, with Ramzan Kadyrov as captainPakistan
# Omar Waraich on the possibility of an Egypt-style revolt
# Raymond Davis was working with the CIA
# "Pakistan's Shrinking Gas Reserves
" - Saad Hasan, "Newsline"
# "The Imran Khan Factor
" - Saleem H Ali, "Express Tribune"Afghanistan
# "It Takes A Network
" - Stanley McChrystal, "Foreign Policy"
# C.J. Chivers reports from Ghazni Province
# "How Obama Lost Karzai
" - Ahmed Rashid, "Foreign Policy"
# "The New York Times" reports on rifts in the Taliban leadership
# German troops are questioning training methods
# The German government is defending its handling
of the release of journalists from Iran
# Iran's opposition is mulling more protests
# Large protests are being planned
for Friday across Iraq
# The parliament has suspended operations
because of protests
# "The National" reports on doctors being charged "blood fees''
in IraqOf Interest
# "The Twittering Crowds
" - Amy Davidson, "The New Yorker"
# "European Free Speech Under Attack
" - Geert Wilders, "The Wall Street Journal"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Real Conservatives Don't Cut Foreign Aid
" - Thomas Carothers, "The New Republic"
# "The Tea Party And U.S. Foreign Policy
" - Walter Russell Mead, "The New York Times"
# "Obama Bows To Chinese Dictators
" - Blanquita Cullum, "Washington Times"