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The Rundown - September 6

RFE/RL in the Media
# "Foreign Policy" cites RFE/RL reporting on accidental deaths of six children
# Real Clear World highlights Robert Coalson's piece on the Belarus-Russia dispute
# Video of rebels executing government soldiers raises disturbing questions
# "No Strike, No Problem" - Richard Price, "Foreign Affairs"
# Al-Qaeda affiliated rebel groups worried strikes may be used as pretext to target them
# Human rights groups disagree about what to do
# A history of the "red line"
# A graphic novella based on an interview with a Free Syrian Army fighter
#The "odd-couple"
# The obligatory (?) analysis of the handshake
# EU rejects military option
Middle East
# Bomb targets Egypt Interior Minister
# "The Battle of the Archives: What Egypts Intellectuals Lost" - Joshua Hersh, "The New Yorker"
# Turkish Ambassador to Egypt returns to Cairo
# Nancy Pelosi's daughter and Iranian FM talk Holocaust denial on Twitter
# Khamenei says U.S. using chemical weapons as "pretext" for war
# Russia releases 100-page report blaming rebels for chemical attacks
# "The Roommate: Vladivostok & the Ghost of Mandelstam" - Russell Working, Numéro Cinq
# Duma considering taking kids from gay parents
Eastern Europe
# Moldova to stick with pro-Europe course
# Belarus to set up new potash export company
Central Asia
# "Fresh Arrest Gives New Twist to Oligarch’s Tale" - Joanna Lillis, Eurasianet
# Russia tries to get Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan back into its orbit
# Hackers steal secret documents from state-run company in Azerbaijan
# Serbia awards top state medal to French army officer who warned Belgrade of NATO bombing
# "Uncovering Charms in Montenegro’s Capital" - Tim Neville, "The New York Times"
Of Interest
# A translation guide to foreign policy gibberish
# In meeting with "Washington Post" staff, Bezos says two business problems are "rewrite and debundling"