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# Pakistani politicians are scrambling to end political turmoil
# The U.S. State Dept. is concerned over disappearances
# "Tied To The Donors
" - Shahid-ur-Rehman, "Newsline"
# "A March Of Folly In Pakistan
" - Anatol Lieven, "International Herald Tribune"Afghanistan
# "The Resurgence Of Afghanistan's Spiritual Bazaar
" - Nushin Arbabzadah, "The Guardian"
# "Television's Threat To Afghan Women
" - Gayle Lemmon, "The Daily Beast"
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on the progress of Afghan security forcesRussia
# Thomas de Waal reports from post-war Abkhazia
# "Potyomkin Village of Skolkovo
" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# Vladimir Putin is less than impressed
with Russia's transportation officialsIran
# Indian and Iranian central bankers will meet
to try to resolve a payment row
# "The Shah's Atomic Dreams
" - Abbas Milani, "Foreign Policy"Belarus
# "Belarusian Dreaming
" - David Kramer, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Constant coverage
from RFE's Belarus ServiceOf Interest
# "No Holidays For Victims Of Tyrannical Leaders
" - Carl Gershmann, "The Washington Post"
# "Why The Internet Is A Great Tool For Totalitarians
" - Evgeny Morozov, "Wired"
# "Meet Radical Islam's Tech Guru
" - Sarah Topol, "The Daily Beast"
# A Soviet anti-rock and roll
# Chinese anti-corruption officials love the internetU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Obama's Moment Of Decision
" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# Washington has revoked the Visa
of Venezuela's ambassador
# "Endgames In Iraq & Afghanistan
" - Richard Haass, "The Japan Times"