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The Rundown - October 4

RFE/RL In The Media
# Read RFE/RL in "The Atlantic" on the lawyer who defends Anonymous
# "The New York Times" credits Golnaz Esfandiari on coverage of protests in Iran

International Press Review

# 11 people have been arrested for selling military technology to Russia
# "The New York Times" reports from Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region
# "Navalny 1, Udaltsov 0" - Yulia Latynina, "Moscow Times"

# A fall in the rial sparks protests in Iran
# "Is Ahmadinejad Facing a Final Showdown with Rafsanjani?" - Shahir Shaidsaless, "Al-Monitor"
# Officials say Iranian networks have been hit be cyber attacks

# "A Framework to End the Afghan War" - David Ignatius, "The Washington Post"
# Sergei Lavrov is in Pakistan
# General Kayani weighs in on the Balochistan issue

# Paul Rimple dines with Bidzina Ivanishvili
# Liz Fuller on transition in Georgia
# "Could the Georgian Dream Turn into a Nightmare?" - Molly Corso, "Eurasianet"

Of Interest
# Police have cancelled Belgrade's gay pride parade
# Turkey has shelled targets inside Syria
# Polar and grizzly bears are mating

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Full transcript and video of last night's presidential debate
# "Why we Can’t Stop Watching the Stupid Presidential Debates" - Jack Shafer, "Reuters"
# Stanley McChrystal's book is delayed pending DoD approval