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The Rundown - December 6

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Time" cites RFE/RL reporting on the Bonn II Conference
# "Commentary" quotes RFE/RL reporting on Russia-Georgia relations

International Press Review

# Thousands of Russians took to the streets last night
# "A Clear Message of Dissatisfaction With Mr. Putin" - Editorial, "Washington Post"
# "Putin’s Brezhnev Syndrome" - Pierre Buhler, "Project Syndicate"
# A photo gallery of the Russian opposition
# Madeleine Albright on Russia's elections

# The U.S. drone that crashed in Iran is reportedly a stealth aircraft operated by the CIA
# RAND releases a new report on dealing with a nuclear Iran
# Iran says oil will be $250 if it is sanctioned
# Iranians are generally not impressed with Western leaders

# Aid agencies in Afghanistan say progress may turn with the departure of U.S. troops
# "Laying the Groundwork for Civil War" - Christoph Reuter, "Spiegel"

# Mansoor Ijaz on "memogate"
# "Stumbling Over Pakistan" - Shuja Nawaz, "Foreign Policy"

Of Interest
# An interview with BBC global news head Richard Porter
# Leading a news organization in the digital age

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# How often do drones disappear?
# Hillary Clinton has started a Foreign Affairs Adivsory Board