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# U.S. Federal agents have arrested an Army Intelligence officer
for leaking material to WikiLeaksSunday Talk Shows
# "This Week" interviews Senators Cornyn and Kerry
# The anlysis of Shields and BrooksPakistan
# Ahmed Rasid on terrorism in Punjab province
# "Again, What Punjabi Taliban?
" - Ahmed Quraishi, "News International"
# "Hate and Horror in Lahore
" - Irfan Husain, "Dawn"Afghanistan
# "The New York Times" on the power of Matiullah Khan
# Afghanistan's Interior Minister and intelligence chief have resigned
# Cheryl Bernard and Elvira Loredo on combating corruption in Afghanistan
# "Russia's New Privatization
" - Julia Ioffe, "Foreign Policy"
# "Spiegel" reports on a new Russian law curbing demonstrations
# Germany and Russia propose a new regional security committee
# "Cracking Down on Corruption
" - Jonathan Nelms, "Moscow Times"
# Ethnic Circassians have demanded an autonomous region
of their ownIran
# "The Last Ayatollah
" - Mazyar Bahari, "Newsweek"
# Iran has been smuggling technological components
# "The National" reports on Western TV in Iran
# Iran offers to escort the next flotilla
# "Iraq's Summer of Uncertainty
" - Joost Hiltermann, "NY Review of Books"Of Interest
# The BBC goes inside North Korea
# Google may have collected wireless data intentionally
# "Turkey is Making a Play for Regional Power
" - Josef Joffe, "Financial Times"
# "In Post-Vote Georgia, Lots to Do (And Drink)
" - Matthew Collin, "Moscow Times"
# "Muslims in the Modern World
" - Rasul Bakhsh Rais, "The Express Tribune"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "How Obama Lost Muslim Hearts and Minds
" - Fawaz Gerges, "Foreign Policy"
# "Let's End American Dominance
" - Peter Beinart, "Daily Beast"
# "Reagan's Secure Line
" - Richard Allen, "International Herald Tribune"