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The Rundown - November 24

News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast region

RFE/RL in the Media
Andrew Sullivan cites Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Iran
# McClatchy cites Radio Azadi's Hillary Clinton interview
# Robert Amsterdam & the Weekly Standard cite CNN's profile of RFE/RL

Int'l Press Review

Reports say Obama will send about 30K more troops to Afghanistan
# Holbrooke briefed the press before the war council meeting
# Karzai's ministers face corruption charges, but have immunity
# The story of a family living in a Kabul warehouse

Iran's opposition is reaching out to Washington for help
# Iranian authorities continue to stifle the opposition

Medvedev pledges support for Russian non-profits
# Medvedev met with his human rights council
# Vladimir Rhyzkov onRussian and Chinese forms of government

Delays in Iraq's elections look inevitable
# Britain's "Iraq panel" begins today

# Myroslava Gongadze on Ukraine's tenuous democracy

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
Anne Applebaum on America's continuing hegemony
# Roger Cohen pines for leadership from Obama
# Bret Stephens channels the Carter presidency
# Richard Cohen searches for Obama's moral clarity
# Embassy Row from the "Washington Times"