News & views on RFE's broadcast region
# "Time" interviews people claiming to be mercenaries
hired by Muammar Gaddafi
# The opposition in Bahrain annouces its demands
# Protests have spread to Iraqi Kurdistan
# Saudi King Abdullah promises $35 billion in new subsidies
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on Egypt's new political parties
# "Al Jazeera And The Arab Awakening
" - Chris Bertram, "Crooked Timber"
# Mahmoud Ahmadinejad condemns the use of force
against protesters in Libya
# "Iran Will Benefit From This Arab Spring
" - Suzanne Maloney, "Financial Times"
# "Green Day
" - Abbas Milani, "The New Republic"Russia
# "Sergei Magnitsky And The Rule Of Law In Russia
" - William Browder
# "Putin The Anti-Reformer
" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# "The Guardian" profiles Russian blogger Alexey Navalny
# Anders Aslund on watching Egypt and Libya in Russia
# Timothy Garton Ash on Russia-Poland relations
# Imtiaz Gul on the Raymond Davis saga
for "Foreign Policy"
# "Raymond Davis: Getting To Nowhere
" - Christine Fair, "Express Tribune"
# "Dawn" reports on Facebook in PakistanAfghanistan
# "Generals Fear 'The Long Screwdriver'
" - Robert Fox, "Financial Times"Of Interest
# Evgeny Morozov and John Palfrey debate the Internet as a force for democracy
# Anthea Lawson on dictators' foreign bank accounts
# # "Words We Can Use, and Those We Can Not
" - Murong Xuecun, "The New York Times"
# Muammar Gaddafi reportedly ordered the Lockerbie bombingU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "In The Middle East Protests, A Seismic Shift
" - Fareed Zakaria, "The Washington Post"
# "Obama Is Helping Iran
" - Flynt & Hillary Mann Leverett, "Foreign Policy"
# The U.S. government will not enforce the Defense of Marriage Act