News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast regionKyrgyzstan
# Voters have approved
a new draft constitutionSunday Talk Show Round-up
# "This Week" interviews CIA Director Leon Panetta
# "Face the Nation" interviews Liam Fox
# "Meet the Press" interviews Senator John McCain
# The analysis of Shields and BrooksAfghanistan
# "Taliban: McChrystal Sacking a 'Victory'
" - Mushtaq Yusufzai, "Daily Beast"
# "Afghanistan: Team Effort
" - George Packer, "The New Yorker"
# "Our Mission in Afghanistan
" - Liam Fox, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Tom Ricks thinks General Petraeus will have a harder time in Afghanistan
# "Petraeus, Obama, and the War in Afghanistan
" - Fouad Ajami, "The Wall Street Journal"
# More than $3 billion has been flown out of Kabul
in the last three years
# "The Washington Post" reports Afghan officials are holding corruption inquiriesPakistan
# The heads of Pakistan's army and intelligence service are in Kabul today
# Cyril Almeida on the relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan
# "Dawn" reports on Islamic schools for women in PakistanRussia
# "The Obama-Medvedev Summit
" - Nikolas Gvosdev, "National Interest"
# "The Kremlin's Nuclear Trump Card
" - Stephen Rademaker, "Moscow Times"Iran
# Roshanak Taghavi thinks Iran fears falling oil sales
more than sanctionsIraq
# Barack Obama has nominated Jim Jeffrey to be ambassador to Iraq
# "The New York Times" reports on political wrangling in IraqU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Endless War, A Recipe for 4-Star Arrogance
" - Andrew Bacevich, "The Washingoton Post"
# "Wars Fought and Wars Googled
" - Scott Shane, "The New York Times"
# Al Kamen's "In the Loop