RFE/RL in the Media
# "The Washington Post" reports
that nominees for the Broadcasting Board of Governors were confirmed late Wednesday night, "ending one of the longest standoffs in recent nomination history"
# "Foreign Policy" reports
on an end to the BBG nomination gridlock
# "UPI" circulates
RFE/RL reporting on the Kazakh reaction to turbulence in Kyrgyzstan
# "The Jerusalem Post" mentions Radio Farda
in an article on an Iranian woman's death sentence by stoning
# "The Daily Telegraph" reprints
a "Rossisykaya Gazeta" article on Russian coal miners using RFE/RL attributions
# "The Calgary Herald" interviews
RFE/RL Chechen broadcaster Fatima Saidulkhadzhieva on the murder trial of Aset Magomadova
# "Hurriyet" reprints RFE/RL reporting on Armenia's labor minister
, a proposed Armenian rail link to Iran
, and Freedom House's Nations in Transit report on ArmeniaThe Caucasus
# Thomas de Waal in Foreign Policy on the war between Azerbaijan and Armenia
, "the war the world forgot"Russia
# Anne Applebaum
on the Russian spy case in "The Washington Post"
# US diplomatic interest in Russian 'reset' unharmed by spy allegations
, reports "The New York Times"
# Putin "rips" US over Russian spy allegations, reports
"The Wall Street Journal"Afghanistan
# Afghan military officers to begin training in Pakistan, catching US officials unawares, reports
"The Washington Post"
# "The New York Times" reports stirrings of a possible change
in US civilian leadership in Afghanistan
# New US and Afghan policy to authorize and sponsor armed village forces across Afghanistan, reports
"The Wall Street Journal"Iraq
# Assassinations plague Iraqi government officials
as government struggles to cohere, "The New York Times" reports Iran
# WSJ: "Iran Arms Syria with Radar"