News & views on RFE's broadcast regionPakistan
# Pervez Musharraf warns of a military coup
# "For Musharraf's Facebook Fans
" - Ayesha Siddiqua, "Express Tribune"
# A former director of the ISI discusses the war against the TalibanAfghanistan
# "Inside A Crazy Strategy For Afghanistan
" - Thomas Ruttig, "Foreign Policy"
# "In Afghanistan, Pipe Dreams Of Peace
" - Jean MacKenzie, "Global Post"
# Anthony Cordesman issues a new report on AfghanistanIran
# "The Washington Post" reports on the effects of sanctions
on Iran's currency markets
# The U.S. has sanctioned eight members of the Iranian regime
# "Iran's European Helpers
" - Dubowitz & Weinthal, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Ahmadinejad Returns To Chaos
" - Reza Aslan, "The Daily Beast"
# "The Heavy Price Of Blogging In Iran
" - Brian Whitaker, "The Guardian"
# Iran announces new delays
at the Bushehr nuclear facilityRussia
# "Russian Audience Indifferent To Heavyweight Match In Moscow
" - Nina Krushcheva, "The National"
# "Yuri Luzhkov Gets Stung By Medvedev
" - Jacob Heilbrunn, "National Interest"
# Stephen Sestanovich thinks Luzhkov's sacking could make Russia more democratic
# "Yuri Luzhkov: Last Of Russia's Rebels?
" - Alexey Kovalev, "The Guardian"Iraq
# "The National" reports on the sons of members of al-Qaeda in Iraq
# Attacks in Baghdad's Green Zone
are on the riseOf Interest
# "Ukraine: Where HIV Runs Rampant
" - David Stern, "Global Post"
# "Room For Debate (NYT)" asks: "Can Twitter Lead People To The Streets?
# "Facebook And Freedom
" - DIA, "The Economist"
# "USA Today" interviews Israel's Ambassador to the U.S.
Michael OrenU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Leon Panetta
is in Pakistan
# "Shady Secrets
" - Editorial, "The New York Times"