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The Rundown - October 5

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RFE/RL In The Media
# The "Associated Press" reports on Iran's jamming of Radio Farda and other international broadcasters
# "NPR" mentions RFE/RL's Russian Service in a piece on illegal technology transfers to Russia
# "The Guardian" quotes RFE/RL's interview with the lawyer for Anonymous
# "Interfax" cites RFE/RL reporting on long-term visas to the U.S. for Ukrainians
# "UPI" cites RFE/RL reporting on arrests in Kyrgyzstan

International Press Review

Russia
# Anna Nemtsova on human rights in Russia
# "The Innocence of Censorship" - Michael Bohm, "Moscow Times"
# Moscow denies involvement in a technology smuggling scheme
# "NTV" is planning a couple of hot-button documentaries over the weekend
# Mark Galeotti on the tech transfer arrests

Iran
# "Why is Iran's Currency Collapsing Now?" - David Frum, "The Daily Beast"
# Iran has proposed a nine-point plan on its nuclear program
# "The New York Times" reports from Tehran
# The "FT" on the Strait of Hormuz
# Iran's military may be behind the times

Afghanistan/Pakistan
# "Inside Pakistan's Drone Country" - Ahmed Wali Mujeeb, "BBC"
# Hamid Karzai lambasts the west and western news agencies
# "China's Afghan Moment" - Andrew Small, "Foreign Policy"

Of Interest
# "Unsung Heroes" - Tom Malinowski, "Foreign Policy"
# Paul Goble on the elections in Georgia
# Room for Debate: Is Islam an Obstacle to Democracy?
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