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# "A Banquet Of Secrets
" - Timothy Garton Ash, "The Guardian"
# "The Fragile Community
" - David Brooks, "The New York Times"
# "Bradley Manning Isn't A Criminal. He's A Hero
" - Sheldon Richman, "Christian Science Monitor"
# "Dictators, Democracies, And Wikileaks
" - Eliott Abrams, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Howard Kurtz interviews Senator John McCain
# Documents show how U.S. diplomats reacted to protests in IranIran
# "Wikileaks Should Prompt A Rethink On Iran
" - Karim Sadjadpour, "Financial Times"
# "Time" wonders if Mossad is targetting Iran's nuclear scientists
# "Why Is Iran Chasing The Roadrunner?
" - Meir Javendafar, "The Guardian"
# "The New York Time" reports on Tehran's anti-HIV measuresPakistan
# The "AFP" reports on mismanaged flood aid
# Wikileaks documents show General Kayani mulled a coup
# The documents also show how the army and ISI
are involved in Pakistani politicsAfghanistan
# "Afghanistan's Forgotten Province
" - Karlos Zurutuza, "The Diplomat"
# "USA Today" reports on U.S. attitudes towards the war in AfghanistanRussia
# "A Business Martyr In Putin's Russia
" - Garry Kasparov, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Vladimir Putin will be the last public figure interviewed by Larry King
# "Promises, Promises
" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# Russia and Belarus may be set for another energy disputeIraq
# Wikileaks documents show Iran's actions in Iraq
# Authorities thwarted a plot
to bomb the French Embassy in BaghdadOf Interest
# Hillary Clinton is in Astana, Kazakhstan
# "Violence In Tajikistan
" - Joshua Kucera, "The Diplomat"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# VOA will start broadcasting Persian-language news shows
# Republican Senators may support the START Treaty
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop
# Andrew Kohut on how Americans don't seem to care
about ongoing wars