RFE In The Media
# Anne Applebaum on anti-web censorship funds
in the U.S. State DepartmentInternational Press ReviewMiddle East
# Security forces killed a dozen protesters
# Officials worry about al-Qaeda's presence in Yemen
# Financial sanctions against Musa Kusa
# "It's 1989, But We're The Russians
" - Gideon Rachman, "Financial Times"Afghanistan
# Christine Fair on the killings in Mazar-i-Sharif
# "Wired" reports from near the Pakistani border
# The UN will investigate the slow response of Afghan forces
# Iran has cut ties
with the Louvre
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on Siemens in IranRussia
# Julia Ioffe profiles Alexey Navalny
for "The New Yorker"
# "Kremlin Needs to Find Killers Of Journalists
" - William Dunkerley, "Moscow Times"
# Oleg Kashin has been sued for $3,500
over his beating claimKhalid Sheikh Mohammed
# Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be put on trial in Guantanamo Bay
# "The Washington Post
" likes the decision, "The New York Times
" does notCrackdown In China
# "The Widening Net
" - Renee Xia, "Foreign Policy"
# "Reuters" reports on the detention of Ai WeiweiOf Interest
# "Uzbekistan Can't Muzzle The Messenger
" - Steve Swerdlow, "International Herald Tribune"
# "Debt, Dictatorship, & Democratization
" - Teitel & Howse, "Project Syndicate"
# How social media falls short
in anti-authoritarian resistence (pdf)U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Washington Post" reports on budget negotiations
# "Politico" reports on Rep. Paul Ryan's budget
# General Petraeus is being considered to head the CIA