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The Rundown - December 14

RFE/RL In The Media
# "National Geographic" reprints a piece on Radio Mashaal's SMS project in Pakistan
# "CNN" links to RFE/RL's Russia coverage

International Press Review

# Kremlinology is making a comeback (was it ever gone?)
# Vladimir Putin will host his annual call-in show tomorrow
# Is the Prokhorov bid the real thing?

# The Abbottabad commission is wrapping up its investigation
# The transition to Afghan-led security operations may come faster
# "The Guardian" profiles Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari

# A photo retrospective of the war
# The last security details are being handed off to Iraqis

Of Interest
# Carrier IQ has released a report on the data it collects
# Some people (even young ones!) just resist Facebook
# "Caspian Legal Settlement Remains Elusive" - Sergei Blagov, Jamestown Foundation

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Unfinished Business" - Klotz, Koch & Miller, "The New York Times"
# "America's Afghan Supply Problem" - Joshua Kucera, "The Diplomat"