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The Rundown - January 9

RFE/RL In The Media
# "The Atlantic" cites RFE/RL reporting on Turkmenistan
# "CNET" cites RFE/RL reporting on Internet restrictions in Iran
# "Killing Two Birds" - Daud Khan, "Express Tribune"
# "Reforms Are Needed, Not Registration"- Ahmad Shah Azami, "Daily Times"

International Press Review

# Iran says it will open a second Uranium enrichment site soon

# "Protests, Putin and the Russian Elite" - Paul Saunders, "National Interest"
# Photoshop is the latest tool for political smears in Russia

# "Pakistan's Slow-Motion Coup" - C. Christine Fair, "Foreign Policy"
# "A Pakistani Spring?" - Huma Yusuf, "The New York Times"
# Husain Haqqani is under de facto house arrest in Pakistan

# Things are complicated at the Bagram Air Base detention facility
# Fawzia Koofi could be Afghanistan's first female president

Of Interest
# Sarah Kendzior on the "cute cats theory" of the Internet
# "Islamic Finance Unbound" - Mahmoud Mohieldin, "Project Syndicate"
# "Notes From a Guantánamo Survivor" - Murat Kurnaz, "The New York Times"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Devaluing the Think Tank" - Tevi Troy, "National Affairs"
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks