News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast regionAfghanistan
# The "PBS Newshour" reports on the Afghan donor conference
# "'Hard is not Hopeless' in Afghanistan
" - John Nagl, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Western Policy in Afghanistan is at a Crossroads
" - Greg Mills, "Financial Times"
# "Petraeus's Baby
" - Ahmed Rashid, "NY Review of Books"Pakistan
# "Cutting Hillary Clinton Some Slack
" - Mosharraf Zaidi, "News International"
# "Economics of Security in South Asia
" - Michael O'Hanlon, "Politico"
# Bruce Reidel on Lashkar e Tayyiba and al-Qaeda in PakistanRussia
# Russia has launched a new social networking site
# "The Return of Bulldozer Exhibits
" - Vladimir Ryzhkov, "Moscow Times"
# The Other Russia opposition party published a manifesto
in "Rossiiskaya Gazeta"Iran
# Germany is investigating a bank
suspected of aiding IranIraq
# "The National" editorializes on Muqtada al-Sadr's place in Iraqi politics
# The "Financial Times" looks at Turkey's shifting foreign policy
# The bodies of the Ceaucescus were exhumed
# Kosovo's ex-Prime Minister will be retried for war crimes
# "Kazakhstan's Oil Grab
" - Steve LeVine, "Foreign Policy"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# James Steinberg is travelling to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
# "Tearing Down Firewalls
" - Editorial, "The Washington Post"
# Al Kamen's "In the Loop
# "Don't Give the Press a Bailout
" - Jeff Jacoby, "Boston Globe"