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The Rundown - October 26

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# "Win, Place, Or Show" - James Kirchick, "The Claremont Institute"

International Press Review

# "Room For Debate (NYT)" discusses Iranian cash in Kabul...
# ...Steve LeVine doesn't see what all the fuss is about
# Jon Leyne thinks that's how things get done in Afghanistan

# "The Pakistan Paradox" - Bret Stephens, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Spiegel" reports on Saif al-Adel's return to Waziristan
# "Targeted Killings Need A Targeted Response" - Adil Najam, "Express Tribune"
# Pakistan asked Britain to share real-time intelligence to prevent terrorism

# "The Search For An Iraqi Government" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# Andrew Bacevich hopesWikileaks can make Americans care about the Iraq War
# "Danger Room (Wired)" looks at the technology of an insurgency
# "The New York Times" reports on drug and alcohol abuse in the Iraqi Army

# Moscow's new mayor will allow a larger-than-planned rally over the weekend
# "Building A Greater Europe" - Fyodor Lukyanov, "Moscow Times"
# will try to raise over $850 million in an IPO

# Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg appear at London's Frontline Club
# "The Washington Post" editorializes on the Iraq War Logs
# Daniel Ellsberg compares his Pentagon Papers to Wikileaks
# A 70 year-old New Yorker is leaking documents about Wikileaks

Of Interest
# "The Digital Disruption" - Schmidt & Cohen, "International Herald Tribune"
# "Turkey Steps Out" - Roger Cohen, "The New York Times"
# "Is Ukraine Moving Back To Russia's Embrace?" - James Marson, "Time"
# Christopher Anzalone looks at al-Qaeda's media operations

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Jon Stewart's March Is No Laughing Matter" - Anne Applebaum
# "The Online Threat" - Seymour Hersh, "The New Yorker"
# "What The U.S. Gets Right About Pakistan" - Richard Weitz, "The Diplomat"
# "America Turns Inward" - Christopher Dickey, "Newsweek"