News & views on RFE's broadcast region
Egypt & Beyond
# "CNN" chronicles protests
across the Middle East and North Africa
# "The Road From Tahrir Square To Democracy
" - Mohamed El-Erian
# "Europe’s Downpayment On Democracy
" - Catherine Ashton, "Financial Times"
# "The Reality Of Revolution
" - David Rieff, "The New Republic"
# "Understanding The Muslim Brotherhood
" - Bret Stephens, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Reflections On The Revolution In Egypt
" - Gideon Rachman, "Financial Times"Iran
# Protesters were met by a large security force
presence across Iran yesterday
# Hillary Clinton pledged her support
for protesters in Iran
# "Global Post" reports on possible EU action in response to executions in Iran
# Anonymous have launched DDoS attacks
on Iranian government web sitesPakistan
# Mumtaz Hussein Qadri pleaded guilty
to the killing of Salman Taseer
# "The New Mohammedans
" - Faisal Devji, "Current Intelligence"
# "Al Qaeda And Karachi
" - Khaled Ahmed, "Express Tribune"
# "Pakistan's Undiplomatic Bungle
" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "The Cost Of Security
" - Naseer Memon, "Dawn"Afghanistan
# Jean MacKenzie on Taliban attacks in Kabul
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on inflation and wages in Afghanistan
# "A Tahrir Effect In Kabul?
" - Thomas Ruttig, "Foreign Policy"
# "Mubarak, Karzai, And America
" - Dexter Filkins, "The New Yorker"Russia
# A court aide says the Khodorkovsky verdict
was decided "by a higher court"
# "We Are Not Safe Doing Business In Russia
" - William Browder
# "An Imitation Government
" - Nikolai Petrov, "Moscow Times"
# Russia has added a few more to its list of billionairesInternational Broadcasting/Technology
# "America’s Voice May Need More Speech Therapy
" - Trey Hicks, AEI
# Twitter has launched a translation center
# Facebook is keeping mum
on its role in recent Arab revolutionsOf Interest
# "Foreign Policy" interviews Kostyantyn Gryshchenko
# A new book is being released on the Chilean miners
who were trapped undergroundU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The U.S. will outline a new Internet freedom strategy
# "Foreign Policy" reports on the proposed State Department budget
# Marc Grossman will become the new U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan