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The Rundown - July 15

RFE In The Media
# "The Guardian" cites RFE reporting on a Moscow fundraiser that didn't raise funds
# "Foreign Policy" quotes RFE's report on a freedom prize for Vladimir Putin
# A. Ross Johnson on liberation technologies for the Hoover Institution

International Press Review

# "Newsline" interviews Shehrbano Taseer
# The ISPR says there are militant havens in Afghanistan
# Data on militant/terrorist attacks in Pakistan

# Joshua Foust on the aftermath of the death of Ahmed Wali Karzai
# Reports say Karzai's killer was a foe of the Taliban

# Rights groups are calling for renewed investigations into the Estemirova murder
# Moscow will double in size geographically to deal with overcrowding
# Kevin Rothrock on turf wars in Sagra
# Vladimir Putin wants a monument to Pyotr Stolypin

# "Foreign Policy of the Internet" - Kornbluh & Weitzner, "The Washington Post"

Broadcast Region
# Ellen Barry on post-Soviet protests
# "Spiegel" reports on ongoing protests in Belarus

Of Interest
# "Smith-Mundt, RIP" - Dan Whitman, "Pundit Wire"
# "The Rise Of Moderate Islam" - Bobby Ghosh, "Time"
# "Why Is China Afraid Of The Dalai Lama?" - Fred Hiatt
# Scott Feschuk offers PR advice for despots
# "U.S. Propaganda Disguised as Journalism" - Alexei Pushkov, "Moscow Times"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Panetta's Challenge" - Andrew Krepinevich, "The Washington Post"
# A cyber attack on the Pentagon led to the stealing of 24,000 files
# Seized documents show Osama bin Laden was planning further attacks
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"