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The Rundown - May 17

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Business Insider" cites RFE/RL reporting on the Navalny Card

International Press Review

# "Total Sanctions May Stop Iran" - Dagan, Hanning, et al, "The Wall St. Journal"
# "The Diplomacy Option" - Christopher Hill, "Project Syndicate"
# "Spiegel" reports on Iranian rapper Shahin Najafi

# "Opposition Needs to Reach Beyond Moscow" - Boris Kagarlitsky, "Moscow Times"
# "Moscow Should not Turn its Back on the West" - Editorial, "Financial Times"

# "Pakistan Blew its Chance for Security" - David Ignatius, "The Washington Post"
# "How to Keep Afghanistan Secure" - Zalmay Khalilzad, "National Interest"
# The U.S. will pay Pakistan $365 miilion per year for supply lines to Afghanistan
# The "LA Times" on NATO members looking for the exit in Afghanistan
# PHOTO ESSAY: "Guarding Route Jeep"

# Google search just got smarter
# "The Rise of Europe's Private Internet Police" - Rebecca MacKinnon, "Foreign Policy"
# "Facebook: The Ultimate Dot Com" - John Cassidy, "The New Yorker"

Of Interest
# Georgia's power struggle is playing out on K St. too
# "Taming Kiev" - Editorial, "The Wall St. Journal"
# "Life with Ukraine's Street Children" - Marcel Theroux, "The Guardian"
# Beware the omnipresent meeting

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# How U.S. supplies get to Afghanistan
# Matt Armstrong on The Smith-Mundt Act and the case for repeal