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# Groups of religious scholars praised the Taseer murder
# The assassin has become a bit of a Facebook hero
# Reactions from Imtiaz Gul
and Mosharraf Zaidi
in "Foreign Policy"
# Editorials by "The Wall Street Journal
" and "The New York Times
# A round-up of responses
at "5 Rupees"Religious Violence
# "The Fallout Of Religious Cleansing
" - Irfan Husain, "Dawn"
# "What’s Behind The Wave Of Attacks On Christians?
" - Olivia Ward, "Toronto Star"Afghanistan
# The Taliban attacked a village elder in Sangin
who has been negotiating a cease fire
# Frank Ruggiero will visit Pakistan and Afghanistan
# "Afghanistan Today" on Afghan child laborers
# "This Is The Wrong Time To Punish Pakistan
" - Ahmed Rashid, "Financial Times"
# "The Real Blasphemy
" - Saroop Ijaz, "LA Times"Iran
# Alireza Pahlavi, the youngest son of the late shah of Iran, was found dead
of an apparent suicide
# A Wikileaks memo says Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought a nuclear fuel swap deal
# "What Iranians Really Think
" - Abbas Milani, "National Interest"
# "Iran's Nuclear Domino Effect
" - Andrew Roberts, "The Daily Beast"Iraq
# "The Toppling
" - Peter Maass, "The New Yorker"
# "The New York Times" reports on Turkey's influence in IraqRussia
# "How The Kremlin Harnesses The Internet
" - Evgeny Morozov, "The New York Times"
# "Reality Check For Russian Oil
" - Sergei Blagov, "Asia Times"Of Interest
# The EU may reinstate sanctions
# "The Strange Death Of Technocracy
" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# "The Dubai Job
" - Ronen Bergman, "GQ"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "A Power Grab Democrats Should Avoid
" - Mitch McConnell, "The Washington Post"
# "Politico" reports on possible staff moves
in the White House
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop