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The Rundown - November 16

News & views on RFE's broadcast region

RFE In The Media

# Gregory Feifer discusses corruption in Russia on "The Kojo Nnamdi Show"
# "Prague Plans To Exile Its Homeless" - Courtney Rose Brooks, "Global Post"
# "UPI " cites RFE reporting on delays in the trial of Kurmanbek Bakiyev

International Press Review

# Hamid Karzai says night raids must be carried out by Afghan forces
# Richard Holbrooke says this week's NATO summit will mark a "turning point" in the war

# A drone strike killed 15 suspected militants in Northwest Pakistan
# "Our Karachi -- Or Theirs?" - Fifi Haroon, "Express Tribune"
# Livestock prices are soaring as the Eid festivities begin
# "Kayani's Doctrine Of Escalation" - Khaled Ahmad, "Express Tribune"

# Russia's Interior Ministry has implicated Sergei Magnitsky in a money laundering scheme
# "Adding Insult To Murder" - David Kramer, "Foreign Policy"
# "The New York Times" reports on the Russian legal system
# "Two Bloody Weeks Of Killings, Killings, And Raids" - Vladimir Ryzhkov
# "Moscow Refights The Cold War" - Stephen Blank, "World Affairs Journal"

# "The Treasured German-Iranian Friendship" - Benjamin Weinthal, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "The Fog Of Containment" - Flynt & Hillary Mann Leverett, "Foreign Policy"
# Iran will conduct five days of war games this week

# "Think Again: Iraq" - Larry Kaplow, "Foreign Policy"

Of Interest
# "The Case For A NATO Missile Defense" - Ivo Daalder, "International Herald Tribune"
# The British government will compensate former Guantanamo Bay detainees
# "Facebook's New Battle With Google" - David Kirkpatrick, "The Daily Beast"
# "The Internet's New Billion" - Erik German, "Global Post"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Back To A Bi-Partisan Foreign Policy" - Joseph Lieberman, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Obama's Five Challenges At Lisbon" - Ian Brzezinski, "International Herald Tribune"
# "A Model For Scrimping -- In Europe?" - Anne Applebaum, "The Washington Post"
# "The Senate Must Ratify START" - Editorial, "Christian Science Monitor"
# "Human Rights Folly On Anwar Al-Awlaki" - Gita Saghal, "The Guardian"