Shakeup in Leadership for Ground Zero Mosque

The head of the Ground Zero mosque project has been replaced by a new cleric, one who organizers hope will be less controversial. Imam Abdallah Adhami, the new head of the “Park51” project as the Islamic Center project is being called, has long been active in New York’s Muslim community, according to a report published […]

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China Global Investment Tracker: 2011

This week The Heritage Foundation released the 2011 China Global Investment Tracker. Heritage Asian Studies Center Derek Scissors explained the product: China’s investment overseas is increasingly important to the United States and the international community. The China Global Investment Tracker created by The Heritage Foundation is the only publicly available, comprehensive dataset of large Chinese […]

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More Than Half of All States Now Suing to Stop Obamacare

This Wednesday Maine Attorney General William Schneider announced that the Pine Tree State would become the 23rd state participating in Florida’s multi-state suit against Obamacare. With Oklahoma and Virginia each pursuing their own seperate suits, that brought the number of states fighting Obamacare’s budget busting Medicaid expansion to 25. It didn’t take long for that […]

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Economic Freedom: America vs. China

According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center for the People the Press, 47% of Americans incorrectly see China as the world’s leading economic power. Only 31% of Americans get it right and name the United States. This study reveals some interesting realities about Americans’ perceptions of China. Another important fact that Americans […]

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Turkish PM: Hamas is a ‘Political Group,’ Not Terrorists

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday night that his nation “stands by Hamas,” which he called “a political group.” According to a report published on the Al Qassam website, Erdogan told the pan-Arab Al-Jazeera satellite television network that Hamas is not a terrorist movement. “We stand by Hamas when they are right, because […]

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Students First: Michelle Rhee Releases Agenda for National Education Reform

Treating teachers like professionals, giving parents school choice, and using education dollars wisely: these three priorities frame the agenda of Students First, the newly established nonprofit headed by former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. The plan, released Tuesday on and outlined by Rhee in The Wall Street Journal and an on Fox News Wednesday, […]

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