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The Rundown - May 23

Sunday Talk Shows
# Fareed Zakaria broadcasts from Tahrir Square in Egypt
# "This Week" interviews Jordan's King Abdullah and George Mitchell
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks
# "Meet The Press" has Representative Paul Ryan
# "Face The Nation" interviews Newt Gingrich

# "Dawn" reports on the attack in Karachi
# The "AP" reports on militant training camps in Pakistan
# "The Ombudsman" - Christopher Beam, "Slate"
# "The Day After" - Rahimullah Yusufzai, "Newsline"

# Afghanistan and Pakistan will hold talks on the Taliban
# K.C. Singh on India's strategy in Afghanistan
# "Finally, A Fighting Force" - Michael O'Hanlon, "The New York Times"
# Erin Cunningham on the Taliban's embracing of new media

"Was It Something I Wrote?" - Valery Panyushkin, "International Herald Tribune"
# Alexander Lebedev throws his support behind Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Frolov offers mild praise for Dmitry Medvedev
# Richard Lourie on an ad campaign by "Rossiiskaya Gazeta"

# Government officials were among the arrested in a spy sweep last week

Middle East
# "The Syrian Problem" - Steve Coll, "The New Yorker"
# Salman Shaikh on the Arab-Israeli conflict
# "The Egypt Test" - Ellen Bork, "The Weekly Standard"

Of Interest
# "Revolutionary Fervor Sweeps Georgia" - Tsotne Bakuria, "National Interest"
# "The IMF After DSK" - Harold James, "Project Syndicate"
# William Dobson on Gulnara Karimova's case against "Rue89"
# "Reinventing The Veil" - Leila Ahmed, "Financial Times"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2011 has been introduced
# "Half A Doctrine Will Have To Do" - David Sanger, "The New York Times"
# Barack Obama's full remarks to AIPAC