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The Rundown - March 21

News & views on RFE's broadcast region

RFE In The Media

# "Japan's Rebound" - Christian Caryl, "Foreign Affairs"
# "The Wall Street Journal" links to RFE reporting on EU sanctions against Belarus

International Press Review

Sunday Talk Shows

# "Meet The Press" talks to Admiral Mike Mullen
# "This Week" interviews Saif Gadhafi
# The analysis of David Brooks and Mark Shields

Middle East
# Ordinary citizens can listen to military operations in Libya
# Egyptians approved a series of constitutional changes
# "The New York Times" reports on clashes in Bahrain
# Niall Ferguson thinks the U.S. acted too late on Libya
# Haroon Siddiqui on why Rashid Gannoushi doesn't want power in Tunisia

# "Der Spiegel" has images of a U.S. "kill team" posing with dead Afghan civilians

# The government has begun peace talks with the TTP
# Haider Warraich on social media in Pakistan
# "The Forgotten Genocide" - Sanjeev Sanyal, "Project Syndicate"
# "A New Cold War" - Talib Qizilbash, "Newsline"

# "Resetting On The Libyan Front" - Dmitry Trenin, "Moscow Times"
# Robert Gates is traveling to Moscow

Of Interest
# "The Economist" on the technology of dissent
# "The Myth Of The Useful Dictator" - James Traub, "Foreign Policy"
# Google accuses China of "interfering" with Gmail

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The BBC World Service will receive funds from the State Department
# "Petraeus's Progress In Afghanistan - And Washington" - Fred Hiatt
# Stephen Miller remembers Warren Christopher