I realize that no one news agency or writer can always get the facts straight. However, the word "sect", in reference to Jehovah's Witnesses, in this article is of concern to those who look to you for facts. Such wording might instead of squashing the idea of bias, promote it. Perhaps, in the future, terms such as group, religion, or denomination would represent the facts better. I realize some publications may use the word "sect" but it is always appreciated when a journalist does what he or she can, in the borders of truth, to present information that would not be construed as "bias" or fitting one's own agenda.
See: The World Almanac and Book of Facts under Major Christian denominations. In addition see also: Adherents.com
http://www.adherents.com/largecom/com_jw.html Where they are part of the top 10 largest international religious bodies in the world, and top 10 religious bodies with the most meeting places/congregations.
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria