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The Rundown - August 4

RFE In The Media
# "UPI" quotes RFE's interview with Kosovar President Atifete Jahjaga
# The "Jerusalem Post" cites an RFE commentary on anti-Semitism in Hungary

International Press Review

# "McClatchy" reports from the Sarobi District
# "Obama and Karzai Need a Reset" - Zalmay Khalilzad, "National Interest"
# "The New York Times" on a new satire show in Afghanistan
# A senior intelligence official has been killed in Northern Afghanistan
# Anna Badkhen on security in Mazar-i-Sharif

# Stephen Tankel on the rise of LeT
# 16 Pakistani "slaves" were released from captivity in Afghanistan

# "The March Toward A Nuclear Iran" - Ray Takeyh, "The Washington Post"

# "The National" reports on a row over Iraq's election watchdog
# Iraq is "showing willingness" to allow some U.S. troops to stay

# Yulia Latynina on the Cardin list of sanctioned Russian officials
# "A Gazprom Renaissance" - Matthew Hulbert, "Moscow Times"
# "Russia’s Low-Tech-High-Tech Army" - Roger McDermott, Jamestown Foundation
# Mikhail Prokhorov's campaign started with a bit of a blunder

Of Interest
# "Vanity Fair on a massive cyber-espionage scandal
# Joshua Muravchik on the doctrine of "responsibility to protect"
# Three Chinese journalists has been suspended over coverage of a train accident

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Wobbly West" - Anders Åslund, "Project Syndicate"
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"