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The Rundown - September 11

RFE/RL In The Media
# "The New York Times" and "The Guardian" cite RFE/RL in obituaries of Said Aburish

International Press Review

# "Flying Putin, Fired Editor" - Masha Gessen, "International Herald Tribune"
# The BBC on reporting from Beslan
# Three short essays on Russia from the Jamestown Foundation
# "Mixing Turncoats and Terrorism" - Simon Saradzhyan, "Moscow Times"

# Iran converted half of its nuclear fuel to a "peaceful" form
# Iran is discussing potential oil sales to Egypt

# "Palace of Abandoned Dreams" - Mariam & Ashraf Ghani, "NY Review of Books"
# "State of Terror" - C. Christine Fair, "Foreign Policy"
# Major flooding has hit Punjab Province

# "Iraq Back to the Future" - Editorial, "The Guardian"
# The Obama Administration will nominate Robert Stephen Beecroft as Ambassador to Iraq

# Shaun Walker is on the campaign trail in Georgia with Bidzina Ivanishvili
# "Georgian Democracy and Russian Meddling" - Urmas Reinsalu, "The Wall St. Journal"
# Nicholas Clayton on the terror operation that may not have been

Of Interest
# Kyrgyzstan is revising its military agreements with Russia
# China wants to ramp up the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway project

# "Filling In The Gaps -- Reading The Ramil Safarov Case In Azerbaijan" - Katy Pearce
# Iranian intellectuals have launched Charter 91

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Deafness Before the Storm" - Kurt Eichenwald, "The New York Times"
# Michael Hayden on the war on terror under Presidents Bush and Obama
# U.S. agents knew the Soviet Army committed the atrocities at Katyn