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The Rundown - July 17

RFE/RL In The Media
# RIAN cites RFE/RL Russian Service reporting on the local media in Krymsk
# An alleged Nazi war criminal has been arrested in Hungary

International Press Review

# Hossein Mousavian and Kaveh Afrasiabi on Iran's nuclear program
# Alexander the Great's conquests through Persian eyes
# Iran's morality police have set their sights on coffee shops
# "Time" asks cabbies in Tehran about Iran's next political stars

# "President Putin's First 60 Days" - Rachel Denber, "The Wall St. Journal"
# A former Mocow cop has been charged in the killing of Anna Politkovskaya
# "The Flood That Changed Russia" - Masha Gessen, "The New York Times"

# How much money actually came out of the Tokyo conference?
# "Constitutional Boxing in Pakistan" - Saad Rasool, "Newsline"

Of Interest
# "Europe’s Last Dictatorship" - Andrej Dynko, "International Herald Tribune"
# Kyrgyzstan is turning to China as an economic partner
# Katya Gorchinskaya thinks English should be a regional language around Kyiv
# Global organized crime is a trillion dollar industry

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "Obama's 'Global Jail' in Afghanistan" - Aram Roston, "The Daily Beast"
# The U.S. foreign service is suffering from a lack of mid-level personnel