News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast region
Fred Weir on how Russians are looking to Putin
after a series of bombings#
"The FSB Dropped the Ball
" - Borogan & Soldatov, "Moscow Times"#
"Russia's Hot Spot
" - Editorial, "LA Times"#
Lyudmila Alexeyeva was punched in the head yesterdayIran
Major powers have agreed to new sanctions on Iran#
"America's Iranian Double Agent
" - Reza Aslan, "The Daily Beast"Iraq
"The National reports on Iran's frustrations with Iraq's elections#
"Sadrists Organize a New Ballot
" - "The New York Times"#
"Can This Deadlock Be Broken?
" - Tony Karon, "Time"
Afghanistan produces more cannabis and opium
than any other country #
The Afghan parliament will not let Karzai control the election panel#
"The U.S. Time Table isn't Right for Afghanistan
" - Con Coughlin, "The Wall Street Journal"
"Serbia's Step Towards Redemption
" - Slavenka Drakulic, "The Guardian"#
"Serbia Should go Farther
" - Harry de Quetteville, "The Telegraph"
Giorgi Badridze denies thet Georgian press is controlled
by Mikhail Saakashvili#
"Who is a Female Suicide Bomber?
" - Hannah Rosin, "Slate"#
Timothy Garton Ash on Germany's inward turn#
"India's Great Power Plans
" - N.V. Subramanian, "The Diplomat"
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
Josh Rogin on the Capitol Hill staffers to watch this year#
"Are Drone Attacks Legal?
" - Rafia Zakaria, "Dawn"#
"Why Google is Waging a Lonely Fight
" - Ted Fishman, "USA Today"#
Al Kamen's "In the Loop