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The Rundown - July 26

News & views on RFE/RL's broadcast region

RFE/RL in the Media

# Charles Recknagel on democracy in Kyrgyzstan for "Foreign Policy"
# "EurasiaNet" links to RFE/RL's video feature on women wearing the hijab

International Press Review

First Read
# WikiLeaks published thousands of Afghanistan war documents (more from "Foreign Policy" and "Daily Beast")

Sunday Talk Shows
# The analysis of Shields and Brooks
# "This Week" interviews Timothy Geithner

# "Kayani, A Man For Many Seasons" - Shuja Nawaz, "Foreign Policy"
# "Stalled Help For Pakistan" - Editorial, "The Washington Post"
# "Who Is Hamid Gul?" - Matthew Rosenberg, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Good Luck, General Kayani" - Raza Rumi, "Express Tribune"

# "The National" reports on sanctions affecting Iranian students

# Vladimir Putin sang Soviet songs with the deported spies
# "Medvedev Is No Democrat" - David Kramer, "Moscow Times"
# "Resetting Democracy" - Paul Saunders, "National Interest"

Of Interest
# "Kosovo's Independence" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Digital Alarmists Are Wrong" - Chabris & Simons, "LA Times"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"
# Michael Hayden call a U.S. strike against Iran "likely," Steve Clemons disagrees