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The Rundown - September 21

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Global Post" and "NPR" cite RFE/RL reporting on an Iranian woman who put a beating on a cleric
# "The Huffington Post" notes RFE/RL in a report on Poland and Belarus

International Press Review

# Iran says it was spreading disinformation about its nuclear program
# "Lessons From an Iranian War Game" - David Ignatius, "The Washington Post"

# Ellen Barry on the end of all that was Dmitry Medvedev
# An inquiry has started in London into the Litvinenko murder
# "Foreign Policy" interviews Pussy Riot's (male) spokeman

# The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is spending $70k on ads against the anti-Islam film
# "What Happens When the Lights Go Out in Karachi?" - Shamila Chaudhary, "Foreign Policy"
# "America's Faltering Afghanistan Strategy" - Josh Foust, "PBS"

Of Interest
# Kazakh investor Kenes Rakishev is pouring money into tech startups
# A history of local defense forces
# "Forgetting bin Laden" - James Wertsch, "Foreign Affairs"

# How "NPR" and others are tightening comments policy
# "The New York Times" is not in the quote approval business
# Some tips for maximizing Google search results
# Tough times for "CNN"

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The White House's Benghazi Problem" - Louis Klarevas, "Foreign Policy"
# "Why Presidents Love Foreign Affairs" - Dan Drezner, "The New York Times"