# "Study Abroad with Al-Qaeda" - David Case on Theo Padnos, an American writer who pretended he was a Muslim and settled himself into Yemen’s radical mosque scene
# Pakistan and Afghanistan will revive the Jirga process
# Kamila Hyat on the media environment in Pakistan
# Pakistan's spy chief will stay one for one more year
# Tom Ricks on the British experience in Pakistan
# "A Franco-Russian Rapprochement...Again" - Cohen & Daniels, "Wall Street Journal"
# Vladimir Sorokin on listening to Led Zeppelin in Moscow in the 70s
# Russia has arrested 10 in connection with the Nevsky Express bombing
# The Kremlin is set to unveil "Russia's Silicon Valley"
# "Whither Iran Policy?" - Emanuele Ottolenghi, "Commentary"
# "From Chechnya, A Cautionary Tale" - Anna Badkhen, "Boston Globe"
# "When Gorbachev Took Power" - Archie Brown, "International Herald Tribune"
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "How to Win the War of Ideas" - James Glassman, "Foreign Policy"
# "Foreign Policy" interviews Ryan Crocker
# "Foreign Policy" reports on a recent BBG statement
# Al Kamen's "In the Loop"
# Embassy Row from "The Washington Times"