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The Rundown - October 10

RFE/RL In The News
# "UPI" cites RFE/RL reporting on an expanding presidential field in Kyrgyzstan
# "GlobalPost" quotes RFE/RL reporting on the 10-year anniversary of the Afghanistan War

International Press Review

# "Putin's Risky Course" - Amy Knight, "NY Review of Books"
# Vladimir Frolov on Vladimir Putin's "lifetime rule"

# "Where We Went Wrong In Afghanistan" - Dov Zakheim, "National Interest"
# Michael Hughes on how the ISI undermines Afghan sovereignty

# "Bashar al-Assad for President ... of Pakistan" - Robert Grenier, "Al Jazeera"
# Huma Yusuf on U.S.-Pakistan relations

# Iran has "warned" Turkey over its geopolitical aims

Of Interest
# At least 24 are dead after riots in Cairo
# "Spiegel" on Novak Djokovic as the pride of Serbia
# A special report on the rise (and potential fall) of the Euro
# Syria is using Facebook to track down protesters

# "The Guardian" is opening up its "newslist" to the public
# "How To Lead Clever People" - Karen Christensen, "Forbes"
# Walter Isaacson remembers Steve Jobs

# "Coming Soon: The Drones Arms Race" - Scott Shane, "The New York Times"
# "The Economist" on the rise of drone warfare

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks
# Michael Cohen on Mitt Romney's foreign policy
# "Obama, The Loner President" - Scott Wilson, "The Washington Post"
# The secret memo that said it would be legal to kill Anwar Al Awlaki
# Al Kamen's "In The Loop"