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The Rundown - August 12
August 12, 2010
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Kyrgyzstan on the Brink
James Kirchick, "Weekly Standard"
International Press Review
# Two senior police officers are being scrutinized in
the Sergei Magnitsky case
Wildfires: A Wakeup Call For Russia
" - Yevgenia Albats, "The Guardian"
Russia's Fires Point to Need For Reform
" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# Simon Shuster on how the
fires may change Russia's politics
# Matthew Rojansky on
waning support for Vladimir Putin
# "The Guardian" interviews
There Goes The Neighborhood
" - Babak Dehghanpisheh, "Time"
# Mohammad Mostafaei's
former client denounces him
Hope Amid Pakistan's Tragedy
" - Shuja Nawaz, "The Washington Post"
politicians are trading barbs
over the flood response
Afghan Militants Return to Arms
" - Zia Ahmadi, "Asia Times"
# "Global Post" on
private security contractors
# A probe into corruption finds
wrongdoing close to Hamid Karzai
# "The Washington Post" reports on the
State Dept.'s rising costs in Iraq
# Iraq's top army official says the
U.S. may be leaving too soon
The Point of No Return
" - Jeffrey Goldberg, "The Atlantic"
# Flynt & Hillary Mann Leverett
reply to Goldberg
in "Foreign Policy"
# Steve Clemons
discusses Jeffrey Goldberg's article
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Washington Times"
owes the State Dept over $15,000
Collateral Damage Control
" - Charli Carpenter, "International Herald Tribune"
# Al Kamen's "
In the Loop
On the Blogs
# Robert Mackey surveys
# "Real Clear World" ponders the fires as
# Greg Mitchell on
press censorship in America
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