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Communications / The Rundown

The Rundown - May 16

RFE/RL In The Media
# "The New York Times" cites Golnaz Esfandiari's reporting on Iranian rapper Shahin Najafi
# "The Huffington Post" cites RFE/RL reporting on anti-gay laws in Russia
# "The Telegraph" cites RFE/RL reporting on the trial of Anvar Jabborov
# "NRO" speaks with Franak Viačorka at the Oslo Freedom Forum

International Press Review

# A physicist has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for "communicating with a hostile government"
# "Iran’s Nuclear Vision Initially Glimpsed at Institute" - Farah Stockman, "Boston Globe"
# "Iran’s Leader Must Choose Between Enmity & Economy" - Ray Takeyh, "Financial Times"

# The IISS grades Dmitry Medvedev's foreign policy
# Alisher Usmanov is set to make a lot of money on the Facebook IPO
# Andrew Ryvkin on the relative weakness of Russia's "occupy" movement
# Fight graft with the Navalny Card

# Pakistan will attend the NATO summit in Chicago
# "The New York Times" reports on attacks on U.S. troops by Afghan soldiers
# The Taliban has released a video of the Bannu prison break

Of Interest
# Ratko Mladic's trial has begun in The Hague
# Is Anonymous really "one of the strongest organizations on Earth?"
# "Why do Autocrats do Strange Things?" - Helier Cheung, "BBC"
# Syrian rebels have received large arms shipments

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Alexander Kliment thinks Putin's G8 snub is just what the U.S. and Russia need
# Helle Dale on U.S. international broadcasting
# "The Third Party Fantasy" - Ross Douthat, "The New York Times"
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