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The Rundown - March 3

RFE In The Media
# Hillary Clinton discusses the BBG in testimony before the Senate
# "EurasiaNet" cites RFE reporting on Twitter in Uzbekistan

International Press Review

Middle East
# Libayan rebels repelled an attack in the port city of Brega
# Two U.S. assault ships have cleared the Suez Canal and are headed toward Libya
# "The Wall Street Journal" reports on post-revolution Tunisia

"Iran’s State of Fear" - Haleh Esfandiari, "NY Review Of Books"
# "What About Iran?" - Emanuel Ottolenghi, "The Wall Street Journal"
# "Vanity Fair" goes in depth on the Stuxnet virus

# "Iraqis Get The Tahrir Spirit" - Sami Ramadani, "The Guardian"
# "The Washington Post" reports on protests in Iraq

# "A Return To Hell In Swat" - Tara McKelvey, "Foreign Policy"
# "A Victim Of Mob Rule" - Mustafa Qadri, "The Guardian"
# Salman Taseer's daughter on the killing of Shahbaz Bhatti

# "Echoes Of The Soviet Surge" - Niels Annen, "Foreign Policy"
# 9 Afghan boys were killed in an ISAF air strike
# The Afghan National Army is facing attrition problems
# "West Of Kabul" - Editorial, "Financial Times"

# "Russian Revolution? No Thanks." - Miriam Elder, "Foreign Policy"
# Vigilantes are threatening to take on Islamic militants in The North Caucasus
# "Serdyukov 4 Years On" - Ruslan Pukhov, "Moscow Times"
# "How Putin Turns Foes Into Fleas" - Editorial, "Moscow Times"

Of Interest
# "Counterpoint: Yanukovich’s First Year" - Alyona Getmanchuk, "International Herald Tribune"
# The UN has apologized to Belarus over allegations of arms trafficking
# "Why The World Needs Virtuous Autocrats" - Robert Kaplan, "Financial Times"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Spiegel" reports on the two U.S. Army soldiers killed in Frankfurt
# Sirhan Sirhan was denied parole for the killing of Robert Kennedy