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The Rundown - July 19

RFE In The Media
# "Big Think" quotes Golnaz Esfandiari's report on divisions in Iran

International Press Review

# The latest on the Saleem Shahzad murder
# A journalist claims to have on-site reports from drone strikes
# "The Washington Post" reports on violence in Karachi
# A paper on the Haqqani Network from the Combating Terrorism Center

# Erin Cunningham on David Petraeus's departure from Afghanistan

# Criminal cases have opened against prison doctors in the Magnitsky case
# "United Russia's Primaries" - Nikolai Petrov, "Moscow Times"
# Alejandro Sueldo on the state of the "reset"

# "Khatami: The Sound and the Fury" - Hamid Dabashi, "Al Jazeera"
# M.K. Bhadrakumar on Pakistan-Iran relations
# Iran's strongest man has been killed

# Georgia says three arrested photographers confessed to spying for Russia
# Papers in the country "went blank" in protest

# U.S. officials met representatives of Col. Gadhafi
# Bernard-Henri Lévy is pretty certain Gadhafi will be gone soon

Of Interest
# A deal between RWE and Gazprom may threaten the NABUCCO project
# "Don't Be Evil" - Evgeny Morozov, "The New Republic"
# The whistleblower in the "News of the World" scandal was found dead

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Hillary Clinton is in India
# Kim Andrew Elliot on the Smith-Mundt Act
# The latest on the debt talks
# You don't need to drink 8 cups of water per day