RFE In The Media
# "Hello, Conflict Of Interest
" - Joshua Foust, "Registan"International Press ReviewFirst Read
# Osama bin Laden is dead
of President Obama's remarks]Sunday Talk Shows
# The "PBS Newshour" anlysis of Shields and Brooks
# "Face The Nation" interviews Senator John McCain
# "This Week" talks to Representative Paul RyanAfghanistan
# "How The Soviets Withdrew From Afghanistan
" - Artemy Kalinovsky, "The Washington Post"
# Construction of the Gardez-Khost highway
is not going particularly wellPakistan
# "The New York Times" reports on U.S. financial aid to Pakistan
# "Newsline" reports on corruption and extortion
# Less than 2 million of Pakistan's 180 million people pay taxesIran
# Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ended his boycott
of cabinert meetings
# Abbas Milani on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's faith
# Kurdish activist Sherko Moarefi is facing execution
in IranMiddle East
# Syrian security forces cracked down on protesters
over the weekend
# The UN has pulled out of Tripoli
following a mob attack on its office there
# "Hope Dies Last In Damascus
" - James Traub, "Foreign Policy"Of Interest
# "Think Again: Dictators
" - Graeme Robertson, "Foreign Policy"
# "Portrait Of A Despot
" - Gary Ackerman, "The New York Times"
# "Is Viktor Yanukovych Ukraine’s Putin?
" - Anders Aslund, "The Washington Post"
# "GlobalPost" reports on commodities giant GlencoreTechnology
# "Freedom #Fail
" - Jillian York, "Foreign Policy"
# "Corporate Diplomacy
" - Mustafa Tameez, "Houston Chronicle"
# "Facebook's Dubious New Friends
" - L. Gordon Crovitz, "The Wall Street Journal"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Kings We Crown
" - Mark Moyar, "The New York Times"
# Barack Obama's speech
at the White House Correspondents' Dinner