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# "The Huffington Post" reprints Christian Caryl's review
of a host of books on ChinaInternational Press Review Wikileaks
# Chinese and Middle Eastern media are restricting coverage of Wikileaks
# "Do You Want To Know A (Top) Secret?
" - Eric Alterman, "International Herald Tribune"
# "American Diplomacy Revealed - As Good
" - Roger Cohen, "The New York Times"
# The cables portray Turkmenistan's leader as "vindictive"
# Karim Masimov: Kazakhstan's disco-dancing prime ministerPakistan
# "From WikiLeaks To PakiWeaks
" - Cyril Almeida, "Dawn"
# "Wikileaks Shows U.S.-Pakistan Relations Are Strong
" - Syed Yahya Hussainy, "The Huffington Post"
# "Wikileaks And Pakistan's Dysfunctional State
" - Razi Rumi, "Express Tribune"Afghanistan
# Thomas Ruttig on election results
in Ghazni Province
# Wikileaks documents show "overwhelming" levels of corruption
# Documents show frustration with British forces
in Sangin, AfghanistanRussia
# Leon Aron on the fight between Medvedev and Putin
over Mikhail Khordokovsky
# "Berlusconi And Putin Pillow Talk
" - Julia Ioffe, "The Daily Beast"
# "Speak Like A President, Mr, Medvedev
" - Michele Berdy, "Moscow Times"Iran
# "The World" profiles the VOA program "Parazit"
# "The Nuclear Bazaar
" - Michael Adler, "Foreign Policy"
# Authorities have made "several arrests" in the case of a murdered nuclear scientist
# Tony Karon on nuclear talks with IranIraq
# Marc Lynch and John Nagl on U.S. commitment to Iraq
# "The Economist" reports on progress in BasraOf Interest
# James Kirchick interviews Christopher Hitchens
# Bruce Schneier on the coming cyberwars
# "Where Good Ideas Come From
" - Steven Berlin Johnson, University of Michigan
# "Spiegel" interviews a former Colombian drug trafficker U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Kyrgyzstan will get a portion of an American fuel deal
# "Stop START
" - Mitt Romney, "Boston Globe"
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop