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The Rundown - November 29

News & views on RFE's broadcast region

RFE In The Media
# "AFP" quotes a Radio Azadi interview with Afghanistan's top prosecutor
# "Russia's Not-So-Odd Couple" - Christian Caryl, "Foreign Policy"
# P.J. O'Rourke profiles Radio Azadi for "World Affairs Journal"
# The "Moscow Times" quotes Radio Svoboda's Anna Kachkayeva
# The "Telegraph" cites RFE's interview with Georgian Deputy PM Giorgi Baramidze

International Press Review

# The files are available on the Wikileaks site
# Full coverage from "The New York Times"
# Coverage from "The Guardian" includes an interactive map and table
# Full coverage from "Der Spiegel"
# "The New York Times" did not get all of the documents from Wikileaks

Sunday Talk Shows
# Fareed Zakaria interviews Admiral Mike Mullen (transcript)
# "Meet The Press" interviews Senators Jon Kyl and Dick Durbin
# The analysis of Shields and Brooks

# Iran has been purchasing weapons from North Korea
# "The Missing Ayatollah" - Meir Javendafar, "The Diplomat"

# "Talks Are The Only Route In Afghanistan" - Ahmed Rashid, "LA Times"
# "Afghan Radio Wars" - Jason Motlagh, "Time"

The Pakistani government is offering 10 million Rupees for info on the Taliban
Shi'ite militias in Pakistan are helping militants evade missile strikes
# "Der Spiegel" reports on Karachi as a hub for international terrorism
# A government report says 3,000 criminals are on the loose in Karachi
# "Newsline" interviews Sindh governor Zulfiqar Murza

# "Russian Journalists Must Close Ranks" - Vedomosti
# Vladimir Kozhin won a defamation lawsuit against "Novaya Gazeta"

Of Interest
# "NATO And South Asian Security" - M.K. Bhadrakumar, "The Hindu"
# "Do Monopolies Rule The Internet?" - L.Gordon Crovitz, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Foreign policy" lists its Top 100 Global Thinkers

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Hillary Clinton is traveling to Central Asia
# Robert Gates: 'Democracy in Russia is dead"
# U.S. diplomats were told to spy on UN counterparts