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The Rundown - November 23

RFE/RL In The Media
# Nenad Pejic looks at Wahabbi militancy in The Balkans
# The Reuters Trust reprints an RFE/RL piece on a newspaper in Uzbekistan closing

International Press Review

# "How to Deter Iran When it Goes Nuclear" - Joshua Rovner, "National Interest"
# "How To Topple The Ayatollah's" - Jamsheed Choksy, "The Wall St. Journal"
# An interview with former Iranian nuclear advisor Seyed Hossein Mousavian
# "Syria, Iran, and the Balance of Power in the Middle East" - George Friedman, "Stratfor"

# Husain Haqqani has resigned as ambassador to the U.S.
# Shamila Chaudhary on Haqqani's resignation
# "Hamid Karzai's Poison Pill" - Robert Dreyfuss, "The Diplomat"
# The Taliban says a truce in South Waziristan is holding

# "Putin Meets His Critics" - Serge Schemann, "International Herald Tribune"
# "Medvedev as Cheerleader-in-Chief" - Nikolai Petrov, "Moscow Times"

Of Interest
# "The Arab Winter Approaches" - Bruce Thornton, "Defining Ideas"
# Al Qaeda's leadership has been all but wiped out
# Reuters' photos of the year
# The Facebook phone is coming

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# A look at the internet bill in Congress
# A live blog of last night's GOP debate