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The Rundown - November 3

A first look at the news on RFE/RL's broadcast region

RFE/RL in the Media
The Georgian gov't is considering broadcasting to the Caucasus
# Danger Room cites RFE/RL's interview w/ Hamid Karzai
# Robert Amsterdam on David Milliband's trip to Moscow

Int'l Press Review

Obama called Karzai yesterday
# Peter Galbraith on Karzai's electoral victory
# Peter Beinart thinks AQ & the Taliban are weakening in Pakistan
# Christopher Hitchens blames the UN for the Afghan election
# The WSJ ed board on Obama's Afghan policy
# The NYT ed board weighs in as well

# Mikhail Gorbachev on the lingering effects of Cold War politics
# Masha Lipman on Russia's identity crisis
# On David Milliband's trip to Moscow

Roger Cohen on Iran in terms of 1989
# Bret Stephens on negotiating with Iran

Of Interest
# Anne Jolis on dealing with Islamic extremists
# Gareth Harding on the last 20 years in Europe

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
Al Kamen's "In the Loop"
# "Embassy Row" - the Washington Times

From the Blogs
Will Inboden assesses Obama's first year
# Room for Debate on the brothers Karzai
# Ashan Butt calls the US-Pakistan relationship "dysfunctional"
# Andrew Exum interviews Greg Jaffe