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Sunday Talk Show Round-up
# A summary
with key quotes
# "This Week" interviews Imam Feifal Abdul Rauf
and Austan Goolsbee
# "Face The Nation" interviews John Boehner
# Fareed Zakaria interviews Peter Orzag
# The analysis of Shields and Brooks
# Stephen Colbert interviews Vice President Joe Biden9/11 Anniversary
# The Taliban issued a statement
# "Even Now, Muslims Must Have Faith In America
" - Tariq Ramadan, "The Washington Post"
# "Post-9/11, We're Safer Than We Think
" - Fareed Zakaria, "The Washington Post"
# "The Talibanization Of America
" - Mosharraf Zaidi, "Foreign Policy"Afghanistan
# "The BBC" reports on "dancing boys" in Afghanistan
# "The Washington Post" reports on the Ulema Council
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on the Afghan government's anti-corruption efforts
# "The National" reports on culture and society in AfghanistanPakistan
# Pakistan's PM calls for more international aid
for flood reliefIran
# "Iran's Vanity And How To Use It
" - Sohail Jannesari, "The Guardian"
# "To Pressure Iran, Squeeze Russia And China
" - Gerecht & Dubowitz, "The Wall Street Journal"Russia
# The "Moscow Times" reports on a rift between Dmitry Medvedev and Yury Luzhkov
# "You Can't Innovate By Decree
" - Ian Pryde, "Moscow Times"
# Vladimir Putin jokes about ruling until he's 120Of Interest
# "The National" reports on al-Qaeda in Iraq
# Voters have approved constitutional changes in Turkey
# "Assessing The Terrorist Threat
" [44 pages, PDF] - Peter Bergen & Bruce Hoffman
# "Moldova's Election Set Back
" - Dinu Toderascu, "Real Clear World"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The U.S. has extended its lease at the Manas
Air Field in Kyrgyzstan
# "New York Magazine" profiles John Stewart
# "The New Yorker" interviews Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
# "Inside America's Mosques
" - Akbar Ahmed, "Foreign Policy"
# "A Strategy For Afghanistan
" - John Chipman, "International Herald Tribune"
# "High-Level Doubts On Afghanistan
" - Doyle McManus, "LA Times"