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The Rundown - April 11

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Time" quotes Radio Farda's Mehrdad Mirdamadi in a report on Iran
# NASDAQ cites RFE/RL reporting on a mining deal between India and Afghanistan

International Press Review

# "Squandered Leverage Over Iran" - Michael Singh, "The Washington Post"
# Iran says it has arrested Israeli operatives
# The website for the London Olympics is blocked in Iran

# Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Astrakhan
# Berezniki is in danger of sinking into the Earth
# "Vladimir Vladimirovich Suharto" - Brian Whitmore
# "Siloviki in a Panic" - Alexander Golts, "Moscow Times"

# Pakistan will deploy 800 special forces troops to counter IEDs
# "Karachi: City of Blights" - Hamza Usman, "Newsline"
# "Fighting the Great Firewall of Pakistan" - Rebecca MacKinnon, "Foreign Policy"

# "India's Afghan Options" - C. Raja Mohan, "American Interest"
# A great photo essay from Afghanistan

Of Interest
# Remittances from Russia to Uzbekistan are up by nearly 50%
# "Heaven on Earth" - Sadakat Kadri, "Guernica"
# Former NHLer Kevin Dallman has been kicked out of Kazakhstan (here's why)

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Rick Santorum has suspended his campaign for the GOP nomination
# Even Hillary Clinton reads "Texts From Hillary"