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The Rundown - November 16

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Arte TV" features RFE/RL's service in a report from Azerbaijan (in German, starts @ 15 min)
# Zaur Shiriyev notes RFE/RL broadcasts in the South Caucasus for "Zaman"
# Camilla Hawthorne on graphic photojournalism for "Partisans"

International Press Review

# "The Ayatollahs' Consigliere" - Bret Stephens, "The Wall St. Journal"
# Tony Karon on a covert war between Iran and Israel

# The "LA Times" reports on Russians leaving their country
# Vladimir Putin has won The Confucius Prize
# "Russia Recalls France's Revolutionary Slide" - Paul Saunders, "National Interest"

# Jeffrey Dressler on the Haqqani Network for "Foreign Affairs"
# Pakistan's former foreign minister is seeking a new political party
# "Reflecting on Afghan Public Opinion" - Ronald Neumann, "Foreign Policy"
# A drone strike in Waziristan killed at least 10 people

Of Interest
# An Austrian man is out of jail after a 4-year term for supporting al Qaeda
# "NATO's Mission Creep" - Geoffrey Wheatcroft, "The New York Times"
# Oil is starting to flow in (and out of) Libya again

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# A vote on Michael McFaul's ambassadorial nomination was delayed
# Members of Congress took $5 million in private trips this year
# Some republicans are disappointed in candidates' foreign policy knowledge