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Communications / The Rundown

The Rundown - April 26

RFE/RL In The Media
# "The Prague Post" cites RFE/RL reporting on EU ambassadors returning to Minsk
# "Global Post" cites RFE/RL reporting on Kazakhstan's Borat-boosted tourism industry
# The Index on Censorship pens a letter to the Azerbaijani President over the assault on journalists

International Press Review

Iran
# "Ha'aretz" interviews IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz

Russia
# "Spiegel" interviews the "Moscow skywalker" Marat Dupri
# OAO Rosneft signed an offshore exploration deal with Italy's Eni SpA
# Hundreds protested proposed education reforms

Pakistan/Afghanistan
# Pakistan PM Gilani was found guilty of contempt
# "A Moderate Defies the Taliban" - Moreau & Yousafzai, "The Daily Beast"
# The "Express Tribune" reports on the Bannu jail break 
# The "Christian Science Monitor" on U.S. aid to Pakistan
# The Afghan Analysts Network on the death of journalist Omaid Khpulwak

Of Interest
# The governments of Turkey and Iraq traded barbs over sectarianism
# Rebecca Mackinnon's Netizen Report
# "Wired" interviews Marc Andreessen

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Several U.S. troops have died of drug overdoses in Afghanistan
# Remarks from the swearing in of Tara Sonenshine
# Madeleine Albright has a new book on her Czechoslavak relatives
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