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The Rundown - November 21

# "The New York Times" interviews Mohammad Javad Larijani
# Roland Elliott Brown on heavy drug use in Iran
# Iran may have supplied Libya with sheels for chemical weapns

# Anthony Cordesman asses the war in Afghanistan
# "What The Anthropologists Say" - Alexander Star, "The New York Times"
# "Why Are We Still Backing Hamid Karzai?" - Fouad Ajami, "The New Republic"

# "Memogate" continues apace
# "The Silver Lining in 'Memogate'" - Mosharraf Zaidi, "Foreign Policy"

# Kevin Rothrock on the Internet in Russia
# How Vladimir Kekhman lured Bolsoi dancers to St. Petersburg
# "Russia’s War Against Rainbows" - Masha Gessen, "The NY Times"
# Vladimir Putin was booed at a martial arts event in Moscow

Middle East
# Protesters and police clashed in Tahrir Square
# Saif Gadhafi and Abdullah Senussi were arrested in Libya

Of Interest
# Haroon Siddiqui on "the long Balkan endgame"
# India plans to open a military base in Tajikistan
# Nick Bilton interviews Walter Isaacson

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Authorities have arrested a man plotting an attack in New York
# The debt committee deadline is fast-approaching
# "Meet The Press" interviews Senator John Kerry