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The Rundown - July 27

RFE In The Media
# "The Guardian" links to Luke Allnutt's interview with Sam Bowne
# Daud Khattak on the Pakistani Taliban for the "CTC Sentinel"
# "Registan" quotes Muhammad Tahir's piece on Central Asian water supplies

International Press Review

# The U.S. imposed visa bans on officials connected to the Magnitsky case
# "No. 1 In Man-Made Disasters" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# Is the "reset" in peril?
# "Russia's Ghost Towns" - Howard Amos, "GlobalPost"

# "The guardian" reports on flood relief in Pakistan
# "Newsline" reports on Pakistan's defense budget
# Tax collectors are being asked to spy on militants

Of Interest
# "The World" reports on Nizari Ismailis in Tajikistan
# "Gigaom" on integrating social media in web design
# Noah Shachtman on internet piracy
# A photo gallery from North Korea

# "Spiegel" reports on the far-right in Europe
# Anne Applebaum compares the killer to "birthers"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The latest on the debt negotiations
# Josh Rogin reports on the House version of the foreign affairs budget
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"