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The Rundown - July 25

# An investigation shows U.S. aid money to Afghanistan has made it to the Taliban
# Robert Zoellick on the Afghan economy
# The Taliban have taken to killing children as a retaliatory measure

# The commission on the Abboottabad raid meets today
# James Traub on U.S. aid to Pakistan
# "The New York Times" reports on ISI efforts to spy on the diaspora
# "Newsline" reports on violence against Hazaras

# "Abkhazia With A Human Face" - Victor Erofeyev, "International Herald Tribune"
# "Putin's Quadriga Problem" - Alexei Bayer, "Moscow Times"
# "Look East, Russia" - Sergei Karaganov, "Project Syndicate"
# Miriam Elder on the tone of Russia's election season

# "The Prince of Persia" - Karim Sadjadpour, "Foreign Policy"
# A man killed in Tehran was mistakenly tied to Iran's nuclear program
# "The Guardian" reports on public executions in Iran

Broadcast Region
# "Serbia Sets Its Sights On Europe" - Editorial, "Financial Times"
# Georgia released 3 photographers on suspended sentences

# "A Crime Wave In Cyberspace" - Noah Schactman, "Washington Post"
# "Networked Knowledge, Decades Before Google" - Meike Laaff

Of Interest
# "Newsweek" interviews the maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of rape
# "Why Tyrants Love The Murdoch Scandal" - Bill Keller
# Fred Hiatt on democracy and aging populations

Rampage In Norway
# The killer's 1500-page manifesto
# The killings put a spotlight on anti-Muslim thought in the U.S.

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The latest on the debt negotiations
# "Budgetary Deceit and America's Decline" - Jeffrey Sachs
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks
# Josh Rogin reports on the foreign operations budget mark-up
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"