Three hundred Chinese citizens, members of the country’s Uighur ethnic group, have recently traveled to the Middle East to join Islamic State. Those Uighurs are part of a broader Muslim migration, spurred by a government crackdown, away from China’s western province of Xinjiang, where Muslims have lived for over 1,000 years. Although they were designed to dampen Islamic separatism, Chinese policies in the region are creating fertile ground for Islamic extremism.
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Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday sent his five “emergency items” to the 84th Texas Legislature to work on within the first 60 days of the legislative session and wrote about them in a column.
Instead of extending Greece’s credit line for another four months, European officials should have cut Greece off from the financial lifeline it’s been abusing.
Greece has been dragged through a lot of mud in the media over the past few years because previous governments over-borrowed, and that contributed to the initial crisis that — we should remember — Spain, Portugal, Italy and almost everyone else in the Eurozone had to go through.
The controversial education law known as No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization, and amid the nuances under debate one question stands out: Will pressures from the left and right force the federal government to abandon its annual, statewide testing requirements?
We’ve had a terrific demonstration over the last week or so of why the belief in liberal media bias is so strong.
A recent report focuses on an overlooked segment of the population: black girls.
The way stories get told about politics, Washington doings and government issues generally these days is too often backwards, twisted, confused, confusing, and half-baked even if delivered with pizzazz.
WASHINGTON — Bake sales aren’t about the sweets.
Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology. But these days the state is shaking way more often than California, and giving many people there an unwanted crash course in seismology.