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Sunday Talk Shows
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"Face the Nation" has Secretaries Gates and Clinton...
# ...as do "Meet the Press" and "This Week"
# The analysis of Shields and Brooks
# Fareed Zakaria has Richard Holbrooke & Thomas Friedman

Afghanistan/Pakistan
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Fred Hiatt on the new Afghan strategy
# Peter Bergen on civilian casualties from drone strikes
# Ishaan Tharoor on India and Pakistan fighting for Afghanistan
# Why feminists are in favor of an Afghan surge

Iran
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The regime arrests a group of mothers before planned protests
# Harvard hosts a simulation on sanctioning Iran
# The Leveretts on Israel calling the shots vis-a-vis Iran

Iraq
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Iraqi lawmakers have reached a deal on an election law
# The U.S. is leaving behind millions of dollars worth of gear in Iraq

Russia
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The "NY Times" editorializes on another Putin presidency
# Alexei Bayer searches for a Russian Ataturk
# Vladimir Yevseyev on a new Russia-NATO security architecture

Of Interest
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Both candidates claim victory in Romania's elections
# Ross Douthat on the Minaret vote in Switzerland

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
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James Rubin on human rights in U.S. foreign policy
# Fareed Zakaria on Obama's worldview
# Andrew Sullivan on America's place in the world
# 5 Hill staffers to watch on Afghanistan
# Al Kamen's "In the Loop"
# Embassy Row - the "Washington Times"

--Zach Peterson

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