DesPardes Report: Nov 2022 As the World Turns…

US names anti-Pakistan groups TTP and al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent as “Specially Designated Global Terrorists.”…Pak…

Rich nations agree to pay climate loss and damage

A fraught UN summit wrapped up on Sunday with a landmark deal on funding to help…

DesPardes Report: Oct 2022 As the World Turns…

Iran to hold public trials for 2,000 detained in protests… Netanyahu Aims Comeback… Developing… UPDATE: ‘Those…

Elections in US & Brazil; COP27 & G20

Ahead of midterm elections in the US that are expected to tip the balance of power…

The Roots of War

Chris Blattman in the Boston Review: The globe is a patchwork of rival territories. Controlling them…

The Ancient Super Grain That Could Help Feed the World

Once headed for extinction, nutrient-dense millet (باجرا) is now being recognized as a solution to global…

World’s First World Fair: The Palace and the Water Lily

The building’s chief architect, Joseph Paxton, was not an architect by training. He was a gardener.…

Is the Age of Fusion Upon Us?

Economically viable fusion energy will be one of the greatest boons in human history, but it…

The Best in West About Islam

“Welcome to the dark ages or as it should be known as the golden ages…it’s all…

Switching to Renewable Energy Could Save Trillions

Jonah Fisher at the BBC: Switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy could save the world…