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The Rundown - November 9

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

RFE/RL in the Media
Laura Rozen & Andrew Sullivan post RFE/RL's Khamenei hostage video
# The NYT on music and the fall of the Wall
# Arch Puddington discusses RFE's role in 1989

On the RFE/RL Website
Michael Meyer on his reporting from E. Germany
# "Bans, Burqinis, & Bad Hijabs"

Int'l Press Review

Sunday Morning Talk Shows

# General Casey discusses Afghanistan on Meet the Press
# Fareed Zakaria talks to Pervez Musharraf
# The analysis of Shields & Brooks
# Face the Nation on health care and the Ft. Hood shooting

Josh Rogin says there will be an Afghan strategy soon
# Seymour Hersh on the safety of Pakistan's nukes
# Les Gelb questions McChrystal's math

Joost Hiltermann on 2010 being difficult in Iraq

Ahmadinejad was againstthe 1979 seizing of the US Embassy
# David Ignatius on Iran's "Great Satan" complex

John McCain on human rights as ends unto themselves
# Robert Zoellick on German re-unification
# The WSJ ed board on the lessons of 1989
# Anne Applebaum on Central Europe since the fall of the wall
# Joshua Tucker on the EU and democracy promotion

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