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The Rundown - September 25

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Kicked Off Airwaves, Radio Liberty Rethinks Strategy" - Jonathan Earle, "Moscow Times"
# "The Atlantic" reprints RFE/RL's report on protests over the "Innocence of Muslims"
# "The Guardian" cites Golnaz Esfandiari on Iran's blocking of Google

International Press Review

# Room for Debate: Should the U.S. Be a Political Player in Russia?
# A year since Vladimir Putin's announced return to the Russian presidency

# Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the things he usually says
# The U.S. says Iran's state oil firm is tied to the IRGC

# "Letter from Lahore: 'Don't Angry Me'" - Mohsin Hamid, "The New Yorker"
# The BBC goes inside Camp Bastion
# A court has found accusations against Rangin Dadfar Spanta to be false

# "Do Oil Companies Have the Power to Break up Iraq?" - Steve LeVine, "Quartz"
# "The Iraq Red Team" - Michael Gordon, "Foreign Policy"

Of Interest
# Charles Fairbanks on the Georgian prison abuse scandal
# Shaun Walker on the MTS saga in Uzbekistan
# "Der Spiegel" reports on elections in Belarus

# "Who Watches the Drones?" - Omar S. Bashir, "Foreign Affairs"
# "Global Post" on the booming international market for drones

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The Washington Post" on U.S. policy towards Iran
# A "Buzzfeed" reporter and an aide to Hillary Clinton have an e-spat
# "The New York Times" profiles Tom Donilon