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The Rundown - June 13

RFE In The Media
# "Democracy Digest" quotes Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Facebbok in Iran
# "The Future Of The Turkmen Opposition In Exile" - Muhammad Tahir, "Jamestown Foundation"
# "ISAF's Latest Ally" - Joseph Hammond, "The Diplomat"
# "UPI" cites RFE reporting from Osh, Kyrgyzstan
# The "Asia Times" reprints Abubakar Siddique's piece on the IMU in Afghanistan

International Press Review

Sunday Talk Shows
# Fareed Zakaria has Henry Kissinger and David Ignatius
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks
# "Face The Nation" interviews Reps. Paul Ryan and Steny Hoyer

# 15,000 people gathered in Tehran to mark two years since mass protests following the 2009 presidential elections

# "Dying To Tell The Story" - Umar Cheema, "The New York Times"
# "Pakistan's General Problem" - Mohammad Hanif, "Open"

# "The Afghan Withdrawal" - Editorial, "The Washington Post"
# Some police in Afghanistan are imposing "Islamic taxes"
# "The Guardian" on grafitti in Kabul

# "The Kremlin's Loyal Opposition" - Owen Matthews, "Newsweek"

Middle East
# U.S. auditors are looking at cash spent in post-invasion Iraq
# Syrian forces are launching a raid on the town of Jisr al-Shughour
# The "Gay Girl In Damascus" was actually a straight American guy in Istanbul

Of Interest
# "Engaging the Anti-NATO" - Julie Boland, "National Interest"
# A photo gallery of confessions in Ukraine
# The IMF is not releasing details of a cyber attack against it

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The New York Times" on U.S. efforts to aid dissident communicatiosn networks
# Robert Gates: NATO has become a two-tiered alliance
# "USA Today" reports on the intelligence gathered at the bin Laden compound