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The Rundown - July 30

RFE/RL In The Media
# NYU reprints RFE/RL's report on Nigora Hidoyatova's fleeing from Uzbekistan
# "UPI" cites RFE/RL reporting on Iran's concern for Myanmar's Muslims

International Press Review

# "Ha'aretz" reports on potential U.S. military plans for a strike against Iran
# Iran's new census numbers are out
# Video from Iran's first Olympic gold medal in 1948

# Ellen Barry profiles Russian playwright Vassily Sigarev
# "Putin Goes From The Repressive to the Absurd" - Editorial, "The Guardian"
# "Who Will Take Care of Central Asia?" - Fyodor Lukyanov, "Russia in Global Affairs"

# The inspector general's office questions U.S.-led construction projects in Afghanistan
# NATO rebukes Pakistan's claims that it did nothing to stop cross-border raids from Afghanistan

Of Interest
# Tourists are documenting the fighting in Tajikistan (analysis from Zohra Ismail-Beben)
# Europe is turning away gay asylum seekers
# Syrian refugees say they are receiving a hostile welcome at the Iraqi border
# Romania's prime minister says democracy there is working well
# Charles Murray on capitalism's image problem

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# A collection of op-eds on the Obama Administration's foreign policy
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks