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The Rundown - August 15

RFE In The Media
# "The New York Times" embeds RFE's video of the destruction of a human rights organization's building in Azerbaijan
# The Index on Censorship cites RFE reporting on political trials in Belarus
# "VOA" cites RFE's interview with Kamiar Alaei

International Press Review

# "Influencing Afghanistan" - Rahimullah Yusufzai, "Newsline"
# "The Washington Post" profiles U.S. diplomat Carter Malkasian
# Stephen Biddle on the war in Afghanistan

# Pakistan showed Chinese intelligence the ruins of America's stealth chopper
# "Pakistan's Flood Victims Need Support" - Ajay Chhibber, "The Washington Post"
# An American consultant was kidnapped in Lahore

# A detailed report on Iran's nuclear program
# Ehsan Yarshater is *still* working on his encyclopedia of Iran
# Elizabeth Rubin on support in the U.S. for the MeK
# The "Christian Science Monitor" on the MeK's patrons

# Jeffrey Tayler on the personality of Dmitry Medvedev
# "The Reset Is Fizzling Out" - Vladimir Frolov, "Moscow Times"
# Fred Weir on Russia's Arctic Sea grab

Of Interest
# "Repressing The Internet, Western Style" - Evgeny Morozov
# Robert Levine on the internet and the news business

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Drones Alone Are Not the Answer" - Dennis Blair, "The New York Times"
# Susan Glasser interviews Bob Woodward on Presidential power
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"