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The Rundown - November 12

RFE/RL In The Media
# Read RFE/RL in "The Atlantic" on the death of Leonid Brezhnev
# "NBC" and "Euronews" on Radio Liberty in Russia

International Press Review

# Russia is urging direct talks between Iran and the U.S.
# A new survey on web use in Iran
# Why didn't Iran shoot down the U.S. drone?

# "The Odessaphiles" - A.D. Miller, "Intelligent Life"
# Russia wil help probe the death of Yasser Arafat

# Pakistan will set up a committee to assess how to filter YouTube
# "Pakistan's Territorial Disunity Stirs Ghosts of a Violent Past" - Sajjad Ashraf, "The National"
# AQ Khan hits the campaign trail

Of Interest
# "The Washington Post" on Greeks in Ukraine
# "The Daily Star" reports from a camp on the Iraq-Syria border
# EU officials say they were hacked in Baku
# A new telescope looks at the birthplace of stars
# The new KFC in Baku is enormous

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The latest on the David Petraeus resignation [NYT][New Yorker][WSJ]
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields and Brooks