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The Rundown - April 26

RFE In The Media
# Yahoo! News" cites Golnaz Esfandiari's report on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
# "Gloal Voices" cites RFE reporting on a Swedish film crew's deportation from Azerbaijan
# A report on media in Belarus by "The New York Times" mentions RFE
# "Global Post" cites RFE reporting on Camp Ashraf in Iraq
# "Ynet" cites Radio Farda reporting on condom ads in Iran
# "AFP" cites RFE reporting on Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov

International Press Review

# "The Daily Beast" interviews two prison escapees in Kandahar
# The Afghan Interior Ministry failed an accounting audit
# "The Jihadi High School" - Ron Moreau, "Newsweek"

# Iran says it has been targeted by a new advanced computer virus
# "Iran Splits Over Intelligence Chief" - Semira N. Nikou, USIP
# "Ha'aretz" has pictures of Iranian Jews celebrating Passover

# Dmitry Medvedev says he may want to lead a tech firm rather than run for president
# "Reuters" reports on Blackberry's moves in Russia

# "Anatomy Of A Gang-Rape" - Urooj Zia, Jinnah Institute
# Leaked documents show the U.S. referred to the ISI as a sponsor of terrorism

Middle East
# A Libyan opposition leader is a former Guantanamo detainee
# "Egypt's Liberals Are Losing The Battle" - Gideon Rachman, "Financial Times"
# "Obama's Serial Indecision" - Michael Gerson, "The Washington Post"

# The Blackwater manslaughter case is being re-opened

Of Interest
# Some details from an inquiry into ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan have been leaked
# "Why Facebook Needs A Foreign Policy" - Christopher Mondini, "Huffington Post"
# "Lies And Videotape" - Walker & Orttung, "The New York Times"
# Ukraine's president says his country will not join a Russia-led trade bloc

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# "The New Yorker" on the Arab Spring and Barack Obama's foreign policy
# Eric Alterman sees shades of Jimmy Carter in Barack Obama
# "The Hill" reports on the State Department's shift to social media tools