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The Rundown - June 15

RFE In The Media
# CPJ cites RFE reporting in a letter to Kyrgyzstan President Roza Otunbaeva
# "Columbia Journalism Review" profiles RFE's Khadija Ismayilova
# "Techmeme" links to Golnaz Esfandiari's piece on Facebook in Iran

International Press Review

# Pakistani authorities arrested CIA informants who provided info on the bin Laden compound
# "Why Pakistan's Ship Is Sinking" - Arif Rafiq, "The Diplomat"

# "Reclaiming Afghanistan" - Michael Daxner, "World Policy Journal"
# "A Sensible Way Forward" - Michael Cohen & Michael Hanna, "LA Times"
# "We’re Asking The Wrong Questions About Afghanistan" - Steven Metz, "The New Republic"

# "The Wall Street Journal" publishes comments from Mikhail Khodorkovsky (full transcript)
# "Road Rage In Russia" - Julia Ioffe, "Foreign Policy"
# "When A Murderer Becomes A Hero" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"

# "Iran's Nuclear Future" - Various, RAND Corp.
# An IMF press release on an official visit to Iran

Of Interest
# Full remarks of Phillip Gordon in Sarajevo
# Registan reports on Google in Kazakhstan
# "The Smart Power of the SCO" - Nursultan Nazarbayev, "Moscow Times"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# A U.S. House panel approved restrictions on aid to Pakistan
# House Republicans are challenging the legality of U.S. involvement in Libya
# Six visiting members of the U.S. House were asked to leave Iraq after requesting a visit to Camp Ashraf
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"