RFE In The Media
# "Did Donald Rumsfeld Whitewash Massacre In Uzbekistan?
" - James Kirchick, "Atlantic"
# "Is Journalism In Russia Worth Dying For?
" - Seth Mandel, "The Weekly Standard"International Press ReviewFirst Reads
# "Remembering Tim Hetherington
" - Peter Bergen, "Foreign Policy"
# "In Memoriam, Chris Hondros
" - Christina Larson, "Foreign Policy"Pakistan
# Pakistani officials bristled at Admiral Mike Mullen's statements
on the ISI-Taliban relationship
# Ahmed rashid on negotiating with the Taliban
# Greg Mortenson will be sued
by Pakistani tribesman he said kidnapped himAfghanistan
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on "ethnic" militias
in Northern Afghanistan
# "The New York Times" reports on Taliban infiltration
into the Afghan security forcesRussia
# "The Arctic Sea -- A New Wild West?
" - James Holmes, "The Diplomat"
# The U.S. envoy in Russia has quashed the idea of visa-free travel
# "Russia: Worrying About The Birth Rate
" - Stefan Wagstyl, "Financial Times" Iran
# Jafar Panahi has won the Carrosse d'Or at Cannes
# "Mashaiee's Political Future Now In Doubt
" - Kaveh Ghoreishi, InsideIRAN"Middle East
# The Arab League has again postponed its summit
in IraqOf Interest
# Andy Yee on China's global media push
# Tajikistan's president dismissed the idea of Arab-style uprisings
in his country
# A new OECD study shows a reluctance to crack down
# BP has sued TransOcean
over last year's Gulf oil spillTechnology
# "Facebook's 'Too Much, Maybe, Free Speech' Problem
" - Alexandra Petri, "The Washington Post"
# The iPhone keeps a record
of everywhere you goU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
"Bloomberg" on U.S. Internet freedom funds
Tim Rutten bemoans "Obama's lack of moral clarity" on the Armenian genocide
# "Lessons From Nuremburg
" - William Shawcross, "The New York Times"
# "The American World Turned Upside Down
" - Dominique Moisi, "Project Syndicate"
# Jacob Heilbrunn on Samantha Powers' foreign policy views