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The Rundown - August 22

RFE In The Media
# "The Daily Beast" quotes RFE's interview with Mikhail Gorbachev

International Press Review

# The latest from Tripoli

# "The Lost Lessons Of Freedom" - Nina Khrushcheva, "Foreign Policy"
# "Time" on whether Dmitry Medvedev will run for president again
# Dmitry Medvedev will meet with Kim Jong-Il this week
# "The KGB's Bathhouse Plot" - Victor Sebesteyn, "International Herald Tribune"

# The AAN on the election commission decision
# Podesta, Katulis and Wadhams on the U.S. exit from Afghanistan
# Anna Badkhen on Afghanistan's looming water problem

# "Dozens" of unmarked mass graves have been dug up in Kashmir
# A summary of recent violence in Karachi
# "Dawn" with a photo gallery of gold scavengers in Pakistan

# Iran sentenced two U.S. hikers to eight years in jail
# "The National" interviews Shirin Ebadi

Of Interest
# FP has a series of articles and a photo gallery of the former Soviet Union
# A photo gallery of prisoners in Russia and Ukraine

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Jake Tapper interviews Jon Huntsman
# "Face The Nation" interviews Senator John McCain
# Hendrik Hertzberg thinks Jon Huntsman is priming for 2016