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The Rundown - November 6

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

RFE/RL in the Media
Nazenin Ansari & Jonathan Paris discuss Iran and Radio Farda
# Democracy Digest reprints Jeff Gedmin's Berlin Wall oped

On the RFE/RL Website
The 20th anniversary of the fall of the Wall
# Islamic leaders make headway on climate change

Int'l Press Review

Abbas Milani on the Green Movement
# TIME on the media wars in Iran
# Hossein Askari thinks Iran is at the tipping point
# A profile of an Iranian journalist arrested in Iftar
# The Washington Post ed board on Iran's stalling

Ellen Goodman on Afghan women and the burqa
# Nader Mousavizadeh says Afghanistan is at civil war
# Elise Jordan on Obama's false assumptions in Afghanistan
# Andrew Exum compiles Afghan strategies

The Berlin Walls of today
# Roderic Braithwaite on the role of Mikhail Gorbachev
# Josef Joffe on German reunification
# A photo essay of 1989

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