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The Rundown - September 7

RFE In The Media
# Reporters Without Borders and the Index on Censorship report on an RFE correspondent expelled from Azerbaijan to Iran
# Reporters Without Borders reports on past harrassment of RFE journalists in Azerbaijan
# "CBS" cites RFE's interview with Marc Grossman
# "The Atlantic" cites RFE reporting on illegal water fights in Iran
# "South Africa Stands With Gadhafi" - James Kirchick, "The Atlantic"

International Press Review

# Afghan authorities have been accused of torture
# Army recruitment is down among Pashtuns
# Declan Walsh profiles Talib-turned-businessman Mir Tohmas Wazir
# Journalists were allowed to visit Pakistani boys being held by the Taliban

# "Warming Up To The CIA" - Suzann Koster, "GlobalPost"
# "Lashkar-e-Taiba's American Connections" - Stephen Tankel, "Foreign Policy"

# "The Washington Post" editorializes on Iran's nuclear program
# Authorities have shut down a publication for chiding Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
# An Iranian hacker may be behind a cyber attack on a Dutch firm

# "The Kremlin's Spin Machine And Me" - Julia Ioffe, "Foreign Policy"
# "Taking the Reset to the Oil Rigs" - Anders Aslund, "National Interest"
# One group thinks Dmitry Medvedev needs to think like Lee Kuan Yew...
# ...Yulia Latynina doesn't think that will happen

Of Interest
# The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal sentenced Momcilo Perisic to 27 years in prison
# "Spiegel" reports on the arrest of al-Qaida operative Younis al-Mauretani

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "9/11 And The Successful War" - George Friedman, "Stratfor"
# The 7 things you don't know about the War on Terror