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RFE/RL In The Media
# "CNN" mentions a detained Radio Farda journalist in a report on Iran
# "RIA Novosti" cites RFE/RL reporting on a Russian activist being sent to a mental asylum
# Fred Petrossian on the Oscar win for "A Separation" for Global Voices

International Press Review

# "Medvedev's Swan Song" - Vladimir Ryzhkov, "Moscow Times"
# "Will Putinism See the end of Putin?" - David Hearst, "The Guardian"
# Anders Aslund compares Gazprom to a crime syndicate

# "The Fix is In" - Jamsheed Choksy, "Foreign Policy"
# David Horovitz on a potential Israeli strike on Iran

# The "PBS Newshour" on anti-Americanism in Afghanistan
# The UN has pulled some staff out of Afghanistan
# David Ignatius on negotiations with the Taliban

Of Interest
# A point/counter-point on cyber war
# The "Financial Times" on Turkish diplomacy
# Germany is the new villian-through-hegemony

# "Does WikiLeaks Still Matter?" - Mathew Ingram, "GigaOm"
# What actually happens at Davos?
# Are people getting dumber?

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# David Carr on prosecutions under the Espionage Act
# "The Lost Party" - Jacob Heilemann, "New York"
# Michigan votes in the GOP primary today