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The Rundown - February 2

News & views on RFE's broadcast region

RFE In The Media

# Khadija Ismayilova on reactions to Egypt in Azerbaijan
# James Kirchick reviews "A Journey: My Political Life" by Tony Blair
# The "AFP" quotes Alexander Lukashuk in an article on Belarus

International Press Review

# "Déjà Vu in Cairo" - Eli Lake, "The New Republic"
# "Exit the Israel Alibi" - Roger Cohen, "The New York Times"
# Comments from Francis Fukuyama, Ryan Crocker, Maajid Nawaz and Amr Bargisi
# How hackers worked to get Egypt back online
# Pictures of world leaders with Hosni Mubarak
# "Foreign Affairs" publishes archived articles on Egypt

# "The New Iron Curtain" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# "The Roots Of Moscow's Chechen Problem" - Elena Milashina "The Wall Street Journal"
# Dmirty Medvedev ordered the Kremlin to investigate the Magnitsky and Khodorkovsky cases
# "The Downside Of High Oil Prices" - Matthew Hulbert, "Moscow Times"

# Swat Valley is hosting a professional skiing event
# 9 people were killed in a bombing in Peshawar
# "Free Baluchistan" - Selig Harrison, "National Interest"
# "Lahore Shooting: Some Questions" - Ejaz Haider, "Express Tribune"

# The "BBC" reports on negotiations with the Taliban
# General James Mattis on the U.S. timeframe in Afghanistan

# "A Glimmer Of Hope Over Iran" - Robert Dreyfuss, "The Diplomat"
# "Egypt Revolt Has Iran In A Spin" - Simon Tisdall, "The Guardian"

# Human Rights Watch says the government continues to run secret prisons

Of Interest
# Steve LeVine on reactions to Egypt in other autocracies
# "These Revolutions Are Not All Twitter" - Andrew Woods, "The New York Times"
# "The Shame Factor" - Christopher Hitchens, "Slate"
# "From Tahrir To Tiananmen" - Abraham Denmark, "Foreign Policy"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "America's 'Islamist Dilemma'" - Shadi Hamid, "LA Times"
# "The State Dept's School For Revolutionary Bloggers" - Michael Giglio, "Newsweek"