Pakistan has suspended military and intelligence cooperation with the United States amid the diplomatic tensions between Islamabad and Washington, Pakistani Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said. Speaking at the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad on Tuesday, Khan said that the United States was using Pakistan as a “scapegoat” forRead More →

Weihnachtsgans with chestnut stuffing… rotkraut… salzkartoffeln… plus a steamed and roasted ente, and, of course, a ham. And don’t forget the mustard, scharfer senf. Yep… I’m still thinking of the Christmas supper I prepared for family and friends a week ago. As you can see, I decided to go full-onRead More →

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The number of Muslims living in the United States is expected to more than double in just over three decades, a PEW Research Center report revealed on Wednesday. “By 2050, the US Muslim population is projected to reach 8.1 million, or 2.1 percent of the nation’s totalRead More →

IT WAS A SECRET wartime project, with a code name and an urgent mission: develop a more powerful bomb, one that could be mass produced in time to fend off the German forces ravaging Europe. It was 1940. British chemists toiled with a tripod-shaped bond of nitrogen and oxygen molecules linkedRead More →

John Keane Professor of Politics, University of Sydney In March 2003, the Howard government involved Australia in an illegal military invasion of Iraq. The consequences of that war continue to be devastating for the people of Iraq and the wider Middle East. The prime minister was able to opt forRead More →

A former lobbyist for the pesticide industry now leads the deregulatory team at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Visitor logs show old ties remain strong. by Robert Faturechi, ProPublica, and Danielle Ivory, The New York Times. This story was co-published with The New York Times. At a private meeting in September, congressional aidesRead More →