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The Rundown - March 29

RFE In The Media
# An op-ed in the "Globe and Mail" on cyber warfare mentions Radio Farda

International Press Review

Middle East
# President Barack Obama's public remarks on Libya [fact-checked by the "AP"]
# Libya is getting its first independent TV channel
# "Who Are Libya's Rebels?" - John Lee Anderson, "The New Yorker"
# "Libya A Last Hurrah For The West" - Gideon Rachman, "Financial Times"
# "The Arab World's Agents Of Change" - Jeffrey Sachs, "The New York Times"
# "Dawn Of A New Arab Nationalism" - Hubert VĂ©drine, "Financial Times"

# "The Guardian" reports on the situation in Helmand
# "Stalemate In Afghanistan" - David Axe, "The Diplomat"
# Afghanistan's Central Bank denies reports that it will dissolve the Kabul Bank
# "The New York Times" reports on the lending practices of the Kabul Bank

# Sherry Rehman is under de facto house arrest in Karachi
# Sadia Ahmed wonders if the CIA-ISI deal for Raymond Davis will be made public
# "Karachi Awash With Blood" - Saba Imtiaz, "Foreign Policy"

# "Clarity On Who Rules Russia" - Victor Davidoff, "Moscow Times"
# Vladimir Ryzhkov on local election results for United Russia
# Dmitry Medvedev toughens up on graft and corruption

Of Interest
# "The Wall Street Journal" on Western tech products used to filter the web in the Middle East
# "Time" lists the top 140 Twitter feeds

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Matt Armstrong is the new Executive Director of the Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy
# Laura Rozen on potential replacements for Robert Gates
# "The Daily Beast" on Mitt Romney's fundraising prowess