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The Rundown - March 29

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Spiegel" on threats against Khadija Ismailova (DE)
# Azeri journalist Idrak Abbasov mentions Khadija Ismailova at the Index on Censorship awards

International Press Review

# Brian Whitmore on a possible pardon for Mikhail Khodorkovsky
# "The Fight Against Corruption Is Simple" - Konstantin Sonin, "Moscow Times"
# "The Not-So-Evil Empire" - Scott Clement, "Foreign Policy"

# The "BBC" reports on Afghan girls who grow up as boys
# U.S. military commanders are meeting with their Pakistani counterparts
# "Newsline" reports on violence in Karachi
# "U.S.-Afghan Codependence" - Javid Ahmad, "National Interest"

Broadcast Region
# Viktor Yanukovych wants better relations with the U.S.
# Meghan O'Sullivan on potential success of the Iraqi economy
# Mark Perry on the relationship between Azerbaijan and Israel

Of Interest
# The "PBS Newshour" reports on CCTV in the U.S.
# "My Call for an Open, Inclusive World Bank" - Jim Yong Kim, "Financial Times"
# One billion Euros in Gadhafi assets were seized in Italy

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Richard Clarke invokes "Blade Runner" in an interview about Stuxnet
# A Canadian spy may have leaked info to Russia