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The Rundown - December 8

News & views on RFE's broadcast region

RFE In The Media

# "Wikileaks In The Moral Void" - Christian Caryl, "NY Review Of Books"
# P.J. O'Rourke profiles RFE's Afghan Service for "World Affairs Journal"
# CPJ cites Radio Farda reporting on jailed human rights activist Mohammad Kaboudvand

International Press Review

# The "Christian Science Monitor" interviews Evgeny Morozov
# "Hackers War Over Wikileaks" - Brian Ries, "The Daily Beast"
# "Wikileaks And The Cloud Wars" - Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., "The Wall Street Journal"

# The "LA Times" reports on protests in Iran yesterday
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on Iranian marble used in Israeli construction projects

# "Wikileaks And The Paktia Governor" - Kate Clark, "Afghan Analysts Network"
# U.S. military officials say the battle in Marjah is "essentially over"
# Military leaders gave Secretary of Defense Robert Gates a "sober take" on the situation

# Leaked cables detail Saudi Arabia's role in Pakistan
# "Army And Country" - George Fulton, "Express Tribune"
# "Dawn" reports on Pakistani journalists who have died in terrorists acts

# "KremlinLeaked" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# Russia is opposed to NATO's defense plans for Baltic nations

Of Interest
# Jay Holcomb on the Stuxnet virus
# "What Resource Curse?" - Charles Kenny, "Foreign Policy"
# Georgia has arrested six terrorist suspects

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
Al Kamen's "In The Loop"
# "The Right's Democracy Hypocrisy" - Peter Beinart, "The Daily Beast"
# The Center For A New American Security releases a new report on Afghanistan