News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast regionIran's Nuclear Program
# Turkey credits Obama
for striking the deal
# World powers agreed on a framework for new sanctions on Iran
# "Hillary at the Buzzer
" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Iran, the Deal, and the Council
" - Editorial, "The New York Tiimes"Afghanistan
# The U.S. military is paying Afghan farmers
, to mixed results
# "The National" reports on China and India in Afghanistan
# "Ground Realities
" - Editorial, "Dawn"Pakistan
# "Journalists: A Struggle for Survival
" - Syed Irfan Ashraf, "Dawn"
# Pervez Musharraf is mulling a return to politics
# James Jones and Leon Panetta
are in Pakistan
# "The Taliban's Sympathizers
" - Zafar Hilaly, "The Express Tribune"
# "Counterinsurgency Gone Bad
" - Abramowitz & Pippenger, "National Interest"Russia
# Mikhail Khordokovsky has gone on a hunger strike
# "From Putin's Frown to Medvedev's Smile
" - Fyodor Lukyanov, "Moscow Times"
# Russia wants to cooperate with the U.S
. in space
# "The Russian Game
" - Carl Schreck, "Foreign Policy"Of Interest
# "Left Behind in Iraq
" - Kirk Johnson, "Foreign Policy"
# "The Real Yanukovich
" - Edward Chow & Taras Kuzio, "Moscow Times"
# "The New York Times" editorializes on Iraq's government
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Daily Beast" profiles Gillian Tett
# Fred Kaplan on Republican resistance to the START treaty