Kristen Mitchell

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Officials Cite 'Due Process' In Refusal To Stop Paying Contractors Who Support Taliban

John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction (SIGAR), said he was concerned by the Army's refusal to follow his office's recommendations to prevent alleged supporters of the Taliban, the Haqqani network and al Qaeda from getting or keeping U.S. government contracts.<p>"I am …

Scientists Are Petitioning NASA To Search For Martian DNA

In order to investigate the possible origin of life on Mars and Earth, a team of researchers from MIT, Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) want NASA's next Mars rover to probe the Red Planet's surface for genetic material by analyzing soil and ice samples with a DNA-sequencing …

UN criticises Chile for using terror law on Mapuche

<b>A senior United Nations lawyer has launched a blistering attack on Chile for its treatment of the country's Mapuche indigenous minority.</b><p>Ben Emmerson, the UN's special rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, said a long-running dispute over land rights could boil over into serious violence …

Obama Would Like McCain and Graham to Go to Egypt

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, two of the most influential Republican hawks in Congress on …