RFE/RL In The Media
# Read RFE/RL in "The Atlantic" on new rules
for the Russian political elite
# RFE/RL's Golnaz Esfandiari was interviewed
by the Italian daily "L'Espresso"
# "The Huffington Post" cites
RFE/RL reporting on a controversial hug in Caracas
International Press Review
# Iran may promise
the UN that it will not seek nuclear weapons
# A UN investigator raps Iran over arrests of journalists
and other things in the lead-up to elections
# "Iran Can’t Follow North Korea’s Nuclear Example
" -- Meir Javendafar, "The Diplomat"
# "A Colorful New Vision of Old Iranian Folklore
" -- Steven Heller, "The Atlantic"
# Iran wants to sue
over "Argo" -- does it have a case?
# Andrei Lugovoi will not talk to British investigators
in the Litvinenko case
# "The World Needs to Understand Putin
" -- Alexandr Dugin, "Financial Times"
# "The Putin Doctrine
" -- Leon Aron, "Foreign Affairs"
# Russian hackers may have been responsible
for hacking Michelle Obama, Beyonce, and others
# "Karzai’s Bet: Vilifying U.S.
" -- Alissa Rubin, "The New York Times"
# The Taliban are stopping polio vaccinations
# Christian leaders in Lahore say the population had received several threats
# Afghanistan has asked Australia not to return
failed asylum-seeking Hazaras
# The Afghan Army needs to face reality on civilian casualties
RFE/RL Target Region
# "The Iraq War That Might Have Been
" -- Gordon & Trainor, "Foreign Policy"
# U.S. intelligence thinks Central Asia's threats are internal
# Can't get enough of those old war bunkers
# "Preventing an Arctic Cold War
" -- Paul Arthur Berkman, "The New York Times"
# Five corporate enemies of the Internet
# Pictures of children with their most-prized posessions
Science & Technology
# "Welcome to Facebook's Mid-Life Crisis
" -- John Herman, "Buzzfeed"
# Life almost certainly could have existed on Mars
U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Congressman Paul Ryan has released
his budget proposal
# "What Vali Nasr Gets Wrong
" -- Sarah Chayes, "Foreign Policy"
# Listen to Bradley Manning's full opening statement