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The Rundown -- November 18

RFE/RL in the Media
# "Time" cites reporting of Arbana Vidishiqi and Antoine Blua on Albania's refusal to take chemical weapons
Middle East
# Nowhere to bring Syria weapons
# Turkey's Syria policy "debacle"
# Report says Obama ignoring Netanyahu's calls
# Iran will not insist that other nations recognize its right to enrich uranium
# Israel reportedly working with Saudi Arabia on Iran strike plan
# Hollande, in Israel, promises to remain firm on proliferation
# "Talking or Walking" - Laura Secor, "New Yorker"
# "Imagining an Imperial Iran" - Robert Fulford, "National Post"
# "The Stakes of an Iranian Deal" - David Ignatius, "Washington Post"
# Six government contractors beheaded in southern Afghanistan
# Musharraf to face trial for treason
# Eight killed in attack on shi'a procession
# Tatarstan plane crash kills 50, including son of Tatarstan president
# CIA and Pentagon campaign against Roscosmos stations in U.S.
# Lady Gaga tour promoters fined under gay propaganda law
# "Egypt-Russia: The Bear is Back" - Ahmed Eleiba, Ahram
Eastern Europe
# EU may provide financial assistance to Ukraine in return for reforms
# Council of Europe human rights commissioner calls on UK to stop aid to Belarus
# Vietnam and Eurasian Union near trade pact
# Macedonia seeks castration for sex offenders
# Kosovo Serbs vote again
Of Interest
# "A Private Life Amid a Tainted Trove of Art" - Andrew Higgins and Katrin Bennhold, "New York Times"