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# "Beware: Combat Will Continue In Iraq
" - John Barry, "Newsweek"
# "Obama's Speech: A Baghdad Family's View
" - Tara Ali, "The Guardian"
# "If Saddam Had Stayed
" - Daniel Henninger, "The Wall Street Journal"Pakistan
# The U.S. charges TTP leader Hakimullah Mehsud
in the deaths of CIA agents in Afghanistan
# A sucide bombing in Lahore
sets off a wave of violence
# "Pakistan: A Precarious Position
" - Lamont & Bokhari, "Financial Times"
# The men lynched in Sialkot were not criminals
# "Slate" has a photo gallery from the Pakistan floodsAfghanistan
# The two top officials
of the Kabul Bank resigned
# Jean MacKenzie on the corruption probe
drawing closer to Hamid KarzaiRussia
# "Why Medvedev Backed Down On Khimki
" - Boris Kagarlitsky, "Moscow Times"
# "Spiegel" reports on internet freedom in Russia
# Dmitry Medvedev travels to Baku
for two days of talks
# "Superpower Ambitions Weaken Russia
" - Busygina & Filippov, "Moscow Times"Iran
# "Ahmadi And Friends
" - Hooman Majd, "Foreign Policy"
# "Stop The War Talk
" - Resa Aslan & Bernard Avishai, "International Herlad Tribune"Of Interest
# "Arms Race On The Caspian?
" - Joshua Kucera, "The Diplomat"
# Ron Rosenbaum thinks drone strikes are equivalent to war crimesU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The "PBS Newshour" interviews Joe Biden
# The State Dept. designated the Pakistani TTP
as a terrorist organization
# "The Lawfare Wars
" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "The Daily Beast" reports on troubles at CBS News
From the Blogs
# "Swampland (Time)" on the Pakistani military delegation
's experience at Dulles Airport
# "Putin Blames The West
" - Ariel Cohen, "The Foundry (Heritage Foundation)"
# "Eurasianet" looks at the proposed U.S. military training center