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# "Are Times A-Changin' In Pakistan?
" - Daud Khattak, "Foreign Policy"
International Press ReviewPakistan
# "Dawn" reports of "tense" meetings between Leon Panetta and the Pakistani government
# The New America Foundation releases public polling data from FATA
# "Inside The Mind Of Zardari
" - Cyril Almeida, "Dawn"Afghanistan
# A new USAID report says U.S. money went to the Taliban
# Opium prices are up
as a virus hits the crop in AfghanistanRussia
# U.S. lawmakers are seeking to punish people tied to the Sergei Magnitsky murder
# "In With The New
" - Owen Matthews, "Newsweek"
# "Operation Luzhkov
" - Michael Bohm, "Moscow Times"
# Vladimir Kozhin is a leading contender
to replace Yuri Luzhkov
# Russia is opening new investigations into the murders of 5 journalistsIran
# "The Guardian" reports on the Stuxnet computer virus
# Several European businesses have cut ties with Iran
# Some Iranians are suing the government
for arrests and deaths of family membersIraq
# "Pound-Foolish On National Security
" - Michael Gerson, "The Washington Post"
# Ian Bremmer on the prospects for Iraq's SunnisInterviews
# "The Wall Street Journal" interviews Milorad Dodik
# "Global Viewpoint Network" interviews Turkish President Abdullah Gul
# "PBS Newshour" interviews Nancy PelosiOf Interest
# "The New York Times" profiles an Uzbek man who fled after being tortured
# "Nabucco: The Pipeline That Refuses To Die
" - Steve LeVine, "Foreign Policy"
# The "Christian Science Monitor" reports on the "foiled" European terror plot
# Spencer Ackerman and Eli Lake discuss terrorism and U.S. national securityU.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "America: Once Engaged, Now Ready To Lead
" - Robert Kagan, "The Washington Post"
# "Planned Killings
" - Amy Davidson, "The New Yorker"
# "Exit Rahm. Left Turn Ahead
" - Peter Beinart, "The Daily Beast"
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop