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The Rundown -- November 14

Middle East
# Morsi says no stability unless "coup" is reversed
# "Memory Becomes Another Casualty of Egyptian Protests" - Kareem Fahim, "New York Times"
# "How Netanyahu Plays the Settlement Game" - Michael Omer-Man, Daily Beast
# Rohani orders police to stop targeting women for "moral" offenses
# Does Iran consensus mean a good deal?
# "Far From Geneva, Iran Nuclear Talks Continue" - Owen Matthews, Newsweek
# At least 19 killed in attacks targeting police and pilgrims
# Opium production up 49 percent this year; not enough facilities to treat addicts (video)
# Afghanistan's modern artists
# "Afghanistan After the War Boom" - May Jeong, "New Yorker"
# China courts Pakistan at time of isolation
# Peace talks on hold until Taliban "cool down"
# Russia negotiating largest arms deal with Egypt since the 70s
# 30 squats gets you a free ride on the Moscow Metro
# Durov comes out of hiding to promote WhatsApp-like Telegram
Eastern Europe
# Hopes fade for Association Agreement as parliament fails to free Tymoshenko
# "EU Agreement Turns Ukraine Into a Concubine" - Sergei Markov, "Moscow Times"
# Russia's "chocolate strategy"
# Belarusian officials continue to criticize customs union
# Kosovo's Muslim leaders call on youth in Syria to "come back home"
# Serbia-Russia relations "best in several decades"
Central Asia
# Uzbekistan expresses guarded interest in joining Customs Union
# Two journalists handed long prison sentences in Azerbaijan
# Turkmenistan to use American rocket to launch first satellite
# "Sikh Farmers in Stalin’s Birthplace" - James Estrin, "New York Times"
Of Interest
# Is China punishing the Philippines?