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The Rundown - July 11

RFE In The Media
# "Afghanistan: Quest for Peace" - Daud Khattak, "South Asia Global Affairs"
# CPJ cites RFE reporting on journalists abused in detention in Iran

International Press Review

Sunday Talk Shows
# "This Week" has White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley
# "Face The Nation" interviews Timothy Geithner
# Fareed Zakaria discusses South Sudan
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of David Brooks and Ruth Marcus

# The U.S. has suspended some military aid to Pakistan
# Shashank Joshi on the power of Pakistan's generals
# "The Origins Of Karachi's Wars" - Shaheryar Mirza, "Foreign Policy"

# Officials say Pakistan has launched 450 artillery strikes at targets in Afghanistan
# Graeme Smith reports on the Canadian withdrawal from Kandahar

# The latest on the boat accident on the Volga
# "Betting Against The President" - Leon Aron, "Foreign Policy"
# Might Alexei Kudrin be Russia's next PM?

# "The Washington Post" reports on sanctions on Iran
# "Reuters" reports on the effect of sanctions on rich and poor
# "Iran And Turkey Circle Syria" - Meir Javendafar, "The Diplomat"

# "GlobalPost" reports on the U.S. withdrawal from Kirkuk
# Moqtada al Sadr says he will not revive the Mahdi Army

# Mikhail Sakaashvili's personal photographer confessed to spying
# Paul Rimple on spy charges for journalists in Georgia

Of Interest
# "Europe's Last Dictator" - Kramer & Mitchell, "The Washington Post"
# "Europe Without Turkey" - Ian Buruma, "Project Syndicate"
# "Google's 'Monopoly' Hex" - L. Gordon Crovitz, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Anne Applebaum on the closing of "The News Of The World"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Myth Of American Isolationists" - Daniel Larison, "The Week"
# A deal on the U.S. debt fell through