RFE/RL In The Media
# "Handmaidens to Censorship
" - Luke Allnutt, "The Wall Street Journal"
# CPJ cites Radio Farda reporting
on the sentencing of Mehdi Khazali
International Press Review
# A Russian sub that burned in December was reportedly armed
with nuclear weapons
# "Putin's List
" - Masha Gessen, "International Herald Tribune"
# "From South Ossetia to War With Georgia
" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"
# There were scattered protests
in Iran yesterday
# "The Unknown Unknowns
" - Gavin & Steinberg, "Foreign Policy"
# "Next Up: Turkey vs. Iran
" - Soner Cagaptay, "The New York Times"
# "Containment Won't Work Against Iran
" - Daniel Schwammenthal, "The Wall Street Journal"
# Wealthy Afghans are "pouring" money
into the UAE real estate market
# "The Afghan Conundrum
" - Ahmed Rashid, "NY Review of Books"
# "Ghosts of Afghanistan
" - Roy Gutman, "Foreign Policy"
# Pervez Musharraf is accused of having known where Osama bin Laden was
# "Eurasian Abrasions
" - Charap & Troitski, "American Interest"
# Some Serb communities are holding local referendums
on Kosovo's independence
# Hackers took down the web site of an American arms manufacturer
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Case for Foreign Aid
" - Emma Welch, Council on Foreign Relations
# Gideon Rachman and Bob Kagan debate America
in the world
# Congress has a tentative agreement
on the payroll tax