RFE/RL In The Media
# "The Next Web" cites
RFE/RL reporting on vKontankte's status updates
# The S.M.A.R.T. Media Center
has opened in Tbilisi
# "Foreign Policy" links to
RFE/RL coverage of elections (and sport) in Georgia
International Press Review
# Hamid Karzai will accept the impeachment
of his defense and interior ministers
# "Afghan Aid Project Not a Road to Nowhere
" - Ronald Neumann, "The Washington Post"
# "A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones
" - Myra MacDonald, "Reuters"
# "Another Threat in Pakistan, in Sheep’s Clothing
" - Michael Kugelman, "International Herald Tribune"
# "How Drones Changed the Game in Pakistan
" - Hussain Nadim, "National Interest"
# "Why the Kremlin Should Read Navalny's Blog
" - Victor Davidoff, "Moscow Times"
# "Making Punk a Threat Again
" - Spencer Ackerman, "Foreign Policy"
# The Hungry Duck bar is re-opening
# "Threaten Iran with War to Prevent War
" - Anthony Cordesman, "Real Clear World"
# Saudi King Abdullah has invited
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Mecca
# "Global Post" on the dismissal of boxer Ali Mazaheri
from the Olympics
# Nearly 50 Iranian pilgrims
were kidnapped in Syria
RFE/RL Broadcast Region
# Al Qaeda prisoners tried to tunnel out of jail
# The IMU says leader Uthman Adil was killed
in a drone strike
# Buzzfeed on corruption in the ranks
of Azerbaijani boxing
# "Reuters" has suffered two hacks
in the last 48 hours
# "The Naked and the TED
" - Evgeny Morozov, "The New Republic"
# Jonathan Shainin on the massive power outage
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Leak Police
" - Bill Keller, "The New York Times"
# A senior Obama advisor took a $100,000 speaking fee
from a firm tied to Iran and Syria
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks