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# "Dispatch From The Knife's Edge
" - James Kirchick, "The New Republic"
", the "AP
", and the "Long War Journal
" cite RFE Tajik Service reporting on militants in Tajikistan
# "The Daily Times" reprints a report on Afghan militias
by Ron Synovitz & Mustafa Sarwar
# "The Telegraph" cites RFE reporting on the trial of Hossein DerakhshanInternational Press ReviewIran
# "My Dinner With Ahmadinejad
" - Stephen Kinzer, "The Daily Beast"
# "Containing Iran
" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# "Iran's Defecting Diplomats
" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Reuel Marc Gerecht on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's actions at the UN
# "The Ahmadinejad Circus
" - Hooman Majd, "The Daily Beast"Afghanistan
# "Warlord TV
" - Katherine Brown & Tom Glaisyer, "Foreign Policy"
# Robert Gates defends the Obama Administration's Afghanistan policy
# "The Reluctant Commander-in-Chief
" - Michael Gerson, "The Washington Post"Pakistan
# Dr. Aafia Siddiqui was sentenced to 86 years in jail
# "The New York Times" reports on the row between Yuri Luzhkov and Dmitry Medvedev
# Ian Bremmer wonders why Yuri Luzhkov is still mayor of Moscow
# The Kremlin launches a new investigative agency
# The "Christian Science Monitor" on Russia's decision to not sell arms to IranIraq
# "Iraq's Oil: A Lesson In Transparency
" - Ali al-Mawlawi, "The Guardian"
# "As Iraq Combat Ends, Untold Stories Live On
" - James Key, "USA Today"Of Interest
# EurasiaNet reports on a new private daily newspaper in Turkmenistan
# "NATO's Long Drift Towards Irrelevance
" - Philip Stephens, "Financial Times"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "How Obama Got Burned By Woodward
" - Les Gelb, "The Daily Beast"
# "The End Of The Domestic Presidency?
" - Joshua Keating, "Foreign Policy"
# More contractors have died
in Iraq and Afghanistan than soldiers