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The Rundown - February 13

RFE/RL In The Media
# "The Atlantic" links to RFE/RL reporting on the Internet slow-down in Iran
# RFE/RL intern Deana Kjuka reports on baby boxes in the Caech Republic

International Press Review

# "The Snow Revolution’s Orange Shadow" - Anders Åslund, "Project Syndicate"
# The "Financial Times" on oligarch Suleiman Kerimov
# "Putin 4.0" - Editorial, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Victor Davidoff compares Nashi to Cosa Nostra

# "No Hotline to Tehran" - Bilal Y. Saab, "National Interest"
# The Turkish Foreign Minister says Iran is ready to cut a deal
# The U.S. Navy says Iran is preparing "suicide boats"

# "Hardnews (In.)" interviews Imran Khan
# Yousaf Reza Gilani has been charged with contempt
# Casualties are higher for contractors than for soldiers in Afghanistan

Broadcast Region
# "AFP" reports on guns and fighters moving from Iraq to Syria
# Michael Dobbs tracks the Srebrenica massacre
# Nathan Hamm on the SNB in Uzbekistan

Of Interest
# "The Ethics of Internet Piracy" - Peter Singer, "Project Syndicate"
# Osama bin Laden reportedly told his kids to go get an education in America

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Obama, Explained" - James Fallows, "The Atlantic"
# "Why The World Needs America" - Robert Kagan, "The Wall Street Journal"
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks