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The Rundown - November 29

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Global Post" cites RFE/RL reporting on Iran's nuclear program
# A short piece on Congressman Ed Royce mentions RFE/RL
# Read RFE/RL in "The Atlantic" on Vladimir Putin and an interview with Vladimir Pozner

International Press Review

# IISS on Rusia's strategy in the Arctic
# A Russian arms broker says it has not lost a tender in India
# It wasn't the Russian winter that stopped Napoleon
# Marketing the 1930s Soviet Union as a travel destination

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists does not agree with "AP" reporting on "the graph"
# "Why did Khamenei Stop Ahmadinejad Grilling?" - Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, "Al-Monitor"
# "Iran's Nuclear Program: A Shift in the Winds?" - Shaul Bakhash, "Tehran Bureau"
# Standard Chartered is nearing a deal with regulators over its Iran dealings
# This picture reportedly shows Paula Broadwell meeting Mohammad Khatami

# "The News International" goes after Human Rights Watch
# "DW" on Uzbekistan as the way out of Afghanistan
# The "Abbotabad doctor" has started a hunger strike

# Google's news business is "under seige"
# on wasting time online at work
# How to set up a truly (kind of) anonymous email account

RFE/RL Broadcast Region
# In pictures: being a conscript in Belarus
# The Femen effect on feminism (counterpoint here)
# Bidzina Ivanishvili is not thrilled with an editorial by "The Washington Post"
# CPJ on pressure on the media in Kazakhstan

Of Interest
# RSF launches a site for censored content
# One NYT journalist is getting an editor for her social media feeds
# Is warp drive actually possible?

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# In 2013, no major committees in the House will be chaired by a woman
# A fight is brewing in the Senate over the Magnitsky bill