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The Rundown - April 19

RFE/RL In The Media
# Human Rights Watch and CPJ on a violent assault of a journalist in Azerbaijan
# "Bloomberg" cites RFE/RL reporting on Oleg Shein's hunger strike
# "Euractiv" cites RFE/RL reporting on tensions in Macedonia
# CIMA notes Khadija Ismailova's Frontline Club discussion

International Press Review

# "Why Iran's Mullah's Can't Rest Easy" - Ray Takeyh, "The New York Times"
# Peter Hellyer on Iran's claims on islands in the Persian Gulf
# Lawmakers submitted a letter critical of Mahmud Ahmadinejad

# "Taking Down Damascus in Moscow" - Bilal Y. Saab, "National Interest"
# Igor Sechin says there is a place for foreign energy firms in Russia

# "What Price for a Woman?" - Abdul Rahim Mohmand, "Afghanistan Today"
# New photos have surfaced of U.S. troops posing with dead insurgents

Of Interest
# "Ukraine at a Crossroads" - Damon Wilson, "The Washington Post"
# "Sakaashvili's Dilemma" - Yael Levine, "The Atlantic"
# "Using Science to Bring Together Enemies" - Madison Park, "CNN"

# "A Small World After All?" - Ethan Zuckerman, "Wilson Quarterly"
# "Can Twitter Replace the Newswire?" - Josh Sternberg, "Digiday"
# "The Guardian interviews Tim Berners-Lee

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "George Kennan, Michael McFaul, and Their Paranoid Hosts" - Timothy Naftali, "Foreign Affairs"
# "The New York Times" interviews one of the Colombian escorts involved in the Secret Service controversy
# Dick Clark has died