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The Rundown - November 22

News & views on RFE's broadcast region

RFE In The Media

# Joshua Keating quotes Jeffrey Gedmin in a piece on autocratic regimes and the Internet for "Foreign Policy"
# "Unveiling Hidden China" - Christian Caryl, "NY Review Of Books"
# "Global Post" quotes David Kakabadze in a report on the NATO summit in Lisbon
# "UPI" cites Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Farsi1's website being hacked
# The Association for Internatioanl Broadcasting on RFE's new SMS news project in Afghanistan
# "Radio World" also reports on RFE's SMS project in Afghanistan

International Press Review

Sunday Talk Shows
# "Face The Nation" and "Meet The Press" interview Hillary Clinton
# "This Week" interviews Admiral Mike Mullen
# The analysis of Mark Shields & David Brooks

# "NATO's Dangerous Wager With Karzai" - Ahmed Rashid, "NY Review Of Books"
# The Taliban vows to eject NATO from Afghanistan before 2014
# The U.S. will not reduce raids and airstrikes in Afghanistan
# Ann Marlowe sits down with Ramazon Bashardost

# Pakistan is cautiously supportive of NATO's plans in Afghanistan
# "Pakistan's Self-Defeating Kashmir Policy" - Shehzad Shah, "Express Tribune"
# The Pakistani army has delayed military action in North Waziristan by six months

# "Russia's Dictatorship Of Law" - Eidtorial, "The New York Times"
# Dmitry Trenin on Russia-NATO relations
# "The New York Times" reports on the value of blonde hair in Russia
# Russian authorities are cracking down on non-Russian langauge advertising

# Iran has set a trial date for three American hikers
# The Iranian government says it will increase nuclear fuel production

# "What We Must Do For Iraq Now" - Joseph Biden, "The New York Times"
# Iraqi politicians have again delayed the formation of a government

Of Interest
# "Time To Ratify New START" - Radek Sikorski, "Project Syndicate"
# "Thomas de Waal on the presidency of Mikheil Saakashvili
# North Korea has unveiled a new uranium enrichment plant
# German authorities are on high alerta as terrorists are expected to attack Berlin
# 37 embassies in Washington are facing a banking crisis

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Hillary Clinton says she will never pursue elected offiice again
# "Obama's Foreign Policy Needs An Update" - Jackson Diehl, "The Washington Post"
# "A Paralyzed, Diminished America" - Clive Crook, "Financial Times"