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The Rundown - April 16

News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast region

RFE/RL in the Media

# "CNN," "The Atlantic," and "RealClearWorld" cite Golnaz Esfandiari's coverage of Iran
# "AFP" cites RFE/RL reporting on the arrest of the former Kyrgyz Defense Minister
# Scott Lucas reprints Bruce Pannier's "Reporter's Notebook" from Kyrgyzstan

Int'l Press Review

UK Debate
# Andrew Sullivan live blogged here, the "Financial Times" reports here

# "Sheik to Terrorists: Go to Hell" - Christian Caryl, "Foreign Policy"
# Two car bombs went off in Kandahar
# Richard Holbrooke will be in the news over the next week
# "Enough is Enough" - Kuldip Nayar, "Dawn"

# The new government in Kyrgyzstan claims it is legitimate
# Lally Weymouth interviews Roza Otunbayeva
# "Dual Investigations Probe Manas Fuel Sales" - David Stern, "GlobalPost"

# "The Role of Iraq's Arab Neighbors" - Ranj Alaaldin, "The Guardian"

# "Russia's New Place in NATO" - Dmitry Trenin, "Moscow Times"
# "What Russia Wants in the Arctic" - Charles Emmerson, "Financial Times"
# Russia suspends allowing Americans to adopt Russian children

# "Failed No Longer" - Mikhail Saakashvili, "Foreign Policy"

Of Interest
# "Uzbekistan's Threatened Cultural Legacy" - Sonia Zilberman, "The Guardian"
# "An Apology for Srebrenica" - Boris Tadic, "The Wall Street Journal"
# The UN report on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto has been released
# "Der Spiegel" has the only interview with Nazi officer Martin Sandberger

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Porter Goss approved the destruction of tapes of "brutal" interrogations
# "David Petraeus for President in 2012?" - John Hughes, "Christian Science Monitor"