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# Jeffrey Gedmin discussed Afghanistan and Pakistan
at the New America Foundation
# "The Lede" quotes Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Iran's "blogfather"
International Press Review
"It's Time to Rethink the West's Afghan Strategy
"The New York Times" on Pakistan's influence in Afghanistan
Daniel Serwer on what a negotiated peace would look like
# "A Relationship Undefined" -
Cyril Almeida, "Dawn"
# "Pakistan's Narrow Foreign Policy" -
Ibrahim Sajid Malick, "Express Tribune"
New Command in Afghanistan
The "PBS Newshour" on General David Petraeus' new job in Afghanistan
"Foreign Policy" interviews Peter Mansoor
, General Petraeus's former executive officer
" - Mark Moyar, "The Wall Street Journal"
"MacArthur was offline, McChrystal Wasn't
" - Hendrick Hertzberg
"Does Russia Have the Courage to Change?
" - Lawrence Harrison, "Christian Science Monitor"
"Medvedev's New Dawn is a Distant Prospect
" - Simon Tisdall, "The Guardian"
"Medvedev Should Look at China's Silicon Valley
" - Harley Balzar, "Moscow Times"
The FSB may get expanded powers
The Kyrgyz government asked the OSCE
for help policing
Dmitry Sidorov thinks Obama needs to make progress on Kyrgyzstan
"The Realism of Seeking Democracy in Iran
" - Leon Wieseltier, "The Washington Post"
The U.S. Congress approved new sanctions against Iran
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
"Can the 'Team of Rivals' Survive?
" - Reihan Salam, "Daily Beast"
Josh Rogin on Senator Jim DeMint's knowledge of Russia
Al Kamen's "In the Loop