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The Rundown - December 1

RFE/RL In The Media
# Radio Farda's Noushin Hoseiny on the violence at the British Embassy in Tehran for "The Independent"
# Radio Svoboda's Oleg Pavlov on business in Tatarstan for "Open Democracy"

International Press Review

# Britain has expelled all Iranian diplomats
# "The Big Business Behind Iran's Proliferation" - Ottolenghi & Rosset, "The Wall St. Journal"
# "Iran Delivers Major Blow to the CIA" - Mahan Abedin, "Asia Times"

# "Imran Khan’s Soaring Popularity" - Fahd Husain, "Newsline"
# BBC was taken off of Pakistan's television airwaves
# The ISI hasn't been paying its bills

# Catherine Belton on Russian politics for the "Financial Times"
# "Berezovsky's Lawsuit Offers Moscow a Lesson" - Konstantin Sonin. "Moscow Times"
# A Russian-Mongolian expedition photographed the Siberian now leopard

Of Interest
# "Isolation Won't Heal Ukraine's Democratic Deficit" - Adrian Karatnycky, "The Wall St. Journal"
# "The Titan of Tbilisi" - Thomas de Waal, "Foreign Policy"

# Internet freedom is on the decline in Central Asia
# How news orgs are using Facebook apps
# "Politics, Facebook and Our Like/Dislike Culture" - Matthew Nisbet, "Big Think"
# The Pulitzer Prize will emphasize real-time reporting

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "A Shift from the Middle East to the Pacific" - Christopher Hill, "Project Syndicate"
# "The 'CEO of Self'" - Michael Tomasky, "NY Review of Books"