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The Rundown - June 17
June 17, 2011
# The Pentagon is asking that the troop
surge be extended
# Afghan security forces killing U.S. troops is "
a systemic problem
End Of The Love Affair With Pakistan
" - David Ignatius
# A reporter who
filmed police shooting suspects
in Quetta has been threatened
Iran: A Widened Distance
" - Najmeh Bozorgmehr, "Financial Times"
What Would War with Iran Look Like?
" - Jeffrey White, "American Interest"
launched a new satellite
Simon Shuster on the secrecy of
Vladimir Putin's private life
# Dmitry Medvedev has
fulfilled some of his economic promises
Manufacturing Your Way to Modernization
" - Vladislav Inozemtsev, "Moscow Times"
Zawahiri At The Helm
" - Lawrence Wright, "The New Yorker"
# Wright's 2002
profile of Ayman al-Zawahiri
A New Path For Al Qaeda
" - Yassin Musharbash, "Der Spiegel"
# "Reuters" reports on the
# Syrian tycoon
says he will leave business
Call Off the Global Drug War
" - Jimmy Carter, "The New York Times"
# How Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest
# A U.S. journalist and British activist
# Julian Assange released a
video of his house arrest
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# In the cyber fight,
the government can't keep up
Does Foreign Policy Matter?
" - Roger Cohen, "The New York Times"
# Al Kamen's "
In The Loop
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