RFE/RL In The Media
# Khadija Ismailova discusses her case
with the BBC
# "AFP" quotes Anna Kachkaeva
on Julian Assange's new show
# Reuters Trust reprints an RFE/RL piece
on loud music bans in Tajikistan
# "Global Voices" publishes an RFE/RL
photo from Pakistan
International Press Review
# Vali Nasr, Ray Takeyh, George Perkovich, and Karim Sadjadpour discuss
negotiations with Iran
# Laura Rozen reports on the latest round
# "The Stage is Set for a Deal With Iran
" - David Ignatius, "The Washington Post"
# Fereydoon Abbasi will oversee
Iran's nuclear emergency response team
# "Ignoring Shein, Putin Is Playing With Fire
" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# Russia will get a new public TV channel
that will be "independent from the state"
# "Pakistani Taliban Jailbreak: An Inside Job?
" - Moreau & Yousafzai, "The Daily Beast"
# Hamid Karzai pleads
with the Taliban
# A Taliban commander turned himself in
for the reward money
# "Kyrgyzstan: The Internet on Trial?
" - Chris Rickleton, "Global Voices"
# Potential voters in Armenia
are being courted with gifts
# "The Not-so-Great Firewall of China
" - Rebecca MacKinnon, "Foreign Policy"
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Tyranny of Freedom
" - William Deresiewicz, "The American Scholar"