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# "The Lede (NYT)" links to and embeds RFE videos
from election protests in Belarus
# Anne Applebaum mentions RFE in an op-ed on Belarus
for "The Washington Post"
# "The Atlantic Wire" links to James Kirchick's article
on Alexander Lukashenko
# Simon Tisdall quotes James Kirchick's piece
# "Yahoo News" interviews James Kirchick
about post-election violence in Belarus
# "Think Progress" quotes Abubakar Siddique
in a report on media coverage of Afghanistan
# The BBG is looking to use text messaging
to send news into authoritarian states
International Press ReviewAfghanistan
# "The Way Out Of Afghanistan
" - Ahmed Rashid, "NY Review of Books"
# "The Pak-Af Problem
" - Christopher Hitchens, "Slate"
# "Spare Afghanistan Iraq's Success
" - Nir Rosen, "Foreign Policy"
# "Heroism Is No Substitute For An Afghan Strategy
" - Max Hastings, "Financial Times"Pakistan
# "Free For All In Balochistan
" - Aamer Ahmed Khan, "Express Tribune"
# The U.S. military is pushing for more raids
into NW PakistanIran
# Iran sentenced two prominent opposition filmmakers
to six years in jailRussia
# Simon Shuster on Russian influence in Belarus
# New Wikileaks cables shed more light on the killing of Alexander Litvinenko
# "The Return Of Glasnost
" - Alexei Pankin, "Moscow Times"Iraq
# "The National" reports on Iraqi Christians celbrating Christmas
# Nuri al-Maliki announced appointments
to over half of all government ministries
# "The Coming Iraqi Business Boom
" - Bartle Bull, "The Wall Street Journal"Of Interest
# "Eastern Europe's Tito Option
" - Andrew Wilson, "Moscow Times"
# "The Political Power Of Social Media
" - Clay Shirky, "Foreign Affairs"U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "When Foreign Policy Realism Isn't Realistic
" - Michael Gerson, "The Washington Post"
# The START Treaty looks more likely to clear the U.S. Senate