International Rundown-DC


Biggest in my book: The US is the top country for targeted killings in the world-UN says

International Headlines

CNN: Another Gaza showdown is in the offing

BBC: Catholic Bishop stabbed to death in Turkey

Ukraine rejected all measures to join NATO

Deadly shooting in Belgian court

Slackman: Fatalities on the Gaza Flotilla said to Include US Citizen

The Ayatollah pardons 81 in the opposition as “good will”

FREEDOM OF PRESS: One of the U.S.’s most-qualified critics is no longer embedded in Afghanistan because, he says, the government didn’t like his reporting. Read on the Atlantic

Is Afghanistan ‘Medievil’?” – Thomas Barfield, “Foreign Policy”

Is this Japan’s new Prime Minister?

Gates rejected from visiting China–could have to do with Taiwan

Taliban attacks the peace jirga (surprised?)

Ukraine: Banned from protesting at “100 days of Shame and Betrayal”

Worst of the Worst countries report by Freedom House released

In Washington

All about India: Obama Participates in U.S. India Strategic Dialogue reception at the State Department

Biden is scheduled to meet with senior officials on Iraq

Clinton opens the plenary session of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue with Indian Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna at the Department of State.

The Teach Africa Summit: More than 300 high school student leaders from across the U. S. will meet with ambassadors, policymakers, and professionals during the Teach Africa Leadership Summit, a day-long Africa immersion and leadership program.
SAIS hosts “One Hundred Days of Yanukovych: Where Is Ukraine Heading?” Taras Kuzio, 2010 Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow at CTR, chaired the discussion

USIP:  Held a talk today on: Could Pakistan’s Private Sector Promote Stability and Peace?

TOMORROW: Wilson Center hosts: Iran-A Year of Reckoning with Iran experts