# "Pakistan's Project of Renewal" - Asif Ali Zardari, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Floods and Junkets" - Editorial, "Dawn"
# "Stay Forever" - Josef Joffe, "The New Republic"
# "The Killing Fields of Afghanistan" - Editorial, "The Guardian"
# "The New York Times" reports on fears of radioactivity from the Russian fires
# "Moscow in a Haze" - Masha Gessen, "Slate"
# "Yulia Latynina on the apparent power struggle for "Emir of the Caucasus"
# Vladimir Putin is helping fight fires - literally
# "The Guardian" reports on a possible resurgence of al-Qaeda in Iraq
# Daniel Serwer and Sean Kane on Iraq's political stalemate
# "The New York Times" reports on the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq
# Iran's ambassador pledges more trade with Iraq
# "How to Debate Ahmadinejad" - Babak Rahimi, "Foreign Policy"
# "10 Questions for the Negotiators with Iran" - Ephraim Asculai, "Real Clear World"
# Blackberry and Saudi Arabia reach a deal on service
# Chistian Caryl wonders if the UAE banned Blackberries because of Israel
# "Between Uzbekistan and a Hard Place" - Ilan Greenberg, "Foreign Policy"
# Kyrgyz authorities have arrested the former prime minister
# "The Myth of Authoritarian Growth" - Dani Rodrik, "Moscow Times"
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Reset the Russian Reset Policy" - Ariel Cohen, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Newt Gingrich: The Indipensible Republican" - John Richardson, "Esquire"
# Germany has closed the "9/11 mosque" in Hamburg
On the Blogs
# "Blighty (The Economist)" on David Cameron's public diplomacy
# Andrew Brown wonders if Tariq Ramadan is too spiritual