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The Rundown - June 26

RFE/RL In The Media
# "The Guardian" cites Golnaz Esfandiari's reporting on death sentences for alcohol consumption in Iran
# CPJ cites RFE/RL reporting on the case of Hilal Mamedov

International Press Review

# "How to Stop the Lose-Lose Game" - Mousavian & Shabani, "National Interest"
# Iranians protested rises in food prices over the weekend
# What the "Fars" Muhammad Morsi interview controversy says about Iranian media

# Afghan militants attacked Pakistani soldiers, killing at least 13
# Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan are up 21%
# "Down by Law in Pakistan" - Shahid Javed Burki, "Project Syndicate"
# "The Court Rules in Pakistan" - Paula Newberg, "Real Clear World"

# An alleged accomplice to Anna Chapman has been arrested in Holland
# "Criminalizing the Right to Assembly" - Vladimir Ryzhkov, "Moscow Times"
# An "authorized" walk through Yekaterinburg
# Russia says the U.S. report on trafficking is wrong
# The Kremlin wants its own Darpa

Of Interest
# Skype has a new Uzbek interface
# Kazakh mining companies are concerned about labor unrest
# Iraq has cut cooperation with the U.S. on archaeological exploration
# What happens if the Euro crashes? (an interview with Germany's finance minister)

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Gideon Rachman says Pakistan is the threat, not Iran
# Jillian Burns has been named National Intelligence Officer for Iran