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# Russian authorities have released a photo
of a suspect in the airport bombing
# "The West Will Help Us
" - Ruslan Pukhov, "Moscow Times"
# "Putin's Caucasus Failure
" - Vladimir Kara-Murza, "World Affairs Journal"
# RosNeft and ExxonMobile will explore for oil
in the Black SeaPakistan
# An employee of the U.S. consulate employee shot would-be robbers in Lahore
# "Dawn" reports on the makeup of Pakistan's intelleigence agencies
# "Pakistan’s Festering Wound
" - Imtiaz Gul, "Express Tribune"
# "Flawed Strategy
" - Zahid Hussain, "Newsline"
# "Time" reports on Shia Muslims under seige
# "Mustafa Qadri embeds with a bomb squad
# "Sleeping on AfPak
" - Morton Abramowitz, "National Interest"
# "A War Without A Champion
" - Danielle Pletka, "The Washington Post"Iran
# "Can Nuclear Talks With Iran Be Saved?
" - Olli Heinonen, "Foreign Policy"
# A film about two young Iranian girls
is getting rave reviews at the Sundance Film FestivalProtests In The Arab World
# Egyptian authorities have started cutting Internet access
# "Be Careful What You Wish For In Arab World
" - Anthony Cordesman, "Financial Times"
# "The Arab World's Youth Army
" - Ellen Knickermeyer, "Foreign Policy"
# Tunisia's government has named 12 new ministersOf Interest
# "Standing Up To Lukashenka
" - Hague & Westerwelle, "The Wall Street Journal"
# A Ugandan gay rights activist was found beaten to death
after his picture was published in a newspaper
# A new archeological find shows humans may have left Africa earlier
than once thought
# "Why You Should Quit Facebook Now
" - Matt Leibowitz, "Christian Science Monitor"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop
# WikiLeaks cables detail the workings of U.S.-Egypt relations
# Vice President Joe Biden says Hosni Mubarak is not a dictator