Deputy International Editor, Christian Science Monitor
Deputy International Editor for The Christian Science Monitor. Formerly a correspondent based in India and Northern California.
mobile.tolonews.com — Written by Saboory Ghafoor Jowzjan Governor Mohammed Alim Sayee on Tuesday said that the Founder of National Islamic Movement Party of Afghanistan Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum is illegally distributing weapons to his followers. The Governor said that Gen. Dostum is trying his best to make the northern part of the country insecure and distributing weapons to his followers.
washingtonpost.com — Michael Hastings, a contributor to Rolling Stone and BuzzFeed, died on Tuesday morning in a car crash at the unforgivably young age of 33. He is best known, rightly, for his 2010 Rolling Stone profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who as commander of the U.S.-led force in Afghanistan was the face of the war that Hastings saw as misguided and poorly managed.
Barack Obama’s objective in Syria: The president needs to explain why the United States plans to arm Syria’s rebels.slate.com — It's hard to assess President Obama's decision to send arms to the Syrian rebels because we still don't know what kinds of arms he's sending, how long he's willing to keep the stuff flowing, or what kind of outcome he's seeking-both to the civil war in Syria and to the...
csmonitor.com — Doctors say 'mass psychogenic illness' - not contaminated water - is to blame for recent outbreaks of sickness. Garment workers are fearful of workplace safety after a year of deadly accidents. Hundreds of garment workers fell ill on Sunday after drinking water of questionable quality at their workplace in Gazipur at the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.
csmonitor.com — But environmentalists worry that an expanded grid will help carry more dirty power. By Ben Arnoldy , Staff writer / December 29, 2008 Gov. Brian Schweitzer envisions a day when New Yorkers will be driving cars powered by the wind that howls across the Montana prairie.
politicalwire.com — Taegan D. Goddard is the founder of Political Wire, one of the earliest and most influential political web sites. Goddard spent more than a decade as managing director and chief operating officer of a prominent investment firm in New York City. Previously, he was a policy adviser to a U.S.
zdnet.com — Summary: AMENDED: In a classified briefing, the U.S. National Security Agency confirms that it can and does listen to phone calls of both U.S. residents and foreign nationals - without needing a court order, according to a report. The National Security Agency's headquarters in Ft. Meade, Md., in an undated file photo.
nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - NOT only is President Obama leading from behind, now he's leading from behind Bill Clinton. After dithering for two years over what to do about the slaughter in Syria, the president was finally shoved into action by the past and perhaps future occupant of his bedroom.
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