Defense Panel: Obama Administration Defense Strategy ‘Dangerously’ Underfunded

Chinese, Russian aggression cited by defense experts
U.S. F18 Hornet fighter attack aircraft prepare to take off from the deck of the U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS George Washington during a military exercise off South Korea's West Sea

The Obama administration’s four-year defense strategy lacks funding needed for fulfilling global military missions and the U.S. military faces “high risk” in the world unless changes are made, according to a bipartisan report by a congressionally backed panel of defense experts.

China Ramping Up Persecution of Christians

Issued orders to demolish more than 100 churches in the province
In this photo taken July 16, 2014, a church member of Zengshan Village Christian Church stands near rocks piled up in front of the gate to prevent government workers from moving in equipment to demolish the cross

Chinese authorities are ramping up their persecution of Christian churches in response to what they perceive as an emerging threat to the communist regime, according to reports.

Chinese Police Shoot Dead Dozens After Attack in Xinjiang

Chinese police officers keep guard in the Xinjiang Uyghur region

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.

China Continues Crackdown on Free Speech

Activist sentenced to six and a half years in prison for 'creating a disturbance'
Chinese activist Dong Rubin / Chinanews.com

A Chinese online activist was sentenced to six and a half years in prison on Wednesday amid an ongoing crackdown on free speech in the country, Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) reports.

Plagiarist Not Worried About Global Instability

Noted plagiarist Fareed Zakaria / AP

Political analyst and confirmed plagiarist Fareed Zakaria is not concerned about the unraveling geopolitical situation under President Obama. In a Washington Post article published Thursday, Zakaria observed that the world “seems very messy these days.” However, he’s not worried, writing that it is not “the worst of times.”

American Federation of Communists

Pro-communist literature handed out at AFT conference
Chinese protestors touting pictures of Mao Zedong / AP

Communist pamphleteers are using the American Federation of Teachers annual convention as a recruiting ground, according to a new video.