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The Rundown - September 21

RFE In The Media
# "The Daily Dish" links to Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's "NBC" interview
# "The Long War Journal" links to RFE's report on the murder of Burhanuddin Rabbani

International Press Review

# Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed by a suicide bomber
# Anand Gopal looks at the fallout from the Rabbani murder

# U.S. officials issued sharp warnings to Pakistan's security forces
# "Pakistan's Nuclear Calculus" (pdf) - Andrew Bast

# Hossein Aryan looks at the Iranian navy

# "Caving To The Kremlin" - Amy Knight, "NY Review of Books"
# "Why Prokhorov Quit" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# The "Christian Science Monitor" on corruption in Russia's far east
# An American will join the Bolsoi ballet

Broadcast Region
# "Serbia's EU Ultimatum" - Abramowitz & Hooper, "National Interest"

Of Interest
# "Al Jazeera" director Wadah Khanfar stepped down
# The year @Twitter
# "The Guardian" reports on France's "burqa ban"
# Nicholas Carr on why you can't escape the internet

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "U.S. Foreign Policy and Electoral Realities" - George Friedman, "Stratfor"
# The U.S. is setting up drone bases in Africa and the Arabian Peninsula
# "The Delusion Of Missile Defense" - Yousaf Butt, "International Herald Tribune"
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"