EXC: Biden Picks Chinese Military Ally As Under Secretary Of Defense Policy.

Colin Kahl – President Biden’s pick for Under Secretary of Defense for Policy – led a Stanford University center with a “years-long” relationship with the Chinese Communist Party and People’s Liberation Army, including attending conferences “sponsored” by the Chinese government. Kahl joined the center in January 2018 as a Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, serving as Co-Director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC). The appointment followed his work as National Security Advisor to then-Vice President Biden – also earning him a gig as Strategic Consultant at the University of Pennsylvania’s Biden Center. In addition to

CNN-Linked Paper Threatens Satirists of Muhammad After Teacher Beheading… ‘Don’t Take a Pen to a Gunfight’

A U.S. newspaper that boasts of its links with CNN, the New York Times, and Time magazine has published an opinion piece which appears to endorse violent reactions to the satirization of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. The article – which appears to endorse a kind of blasphemy law for protecting Islam from critique or ridicule – focuses on the Charlie Hebdo magazine’s depictions of Muhammad. It comes just days after a teacher, Samuel Paty, was decapitated by a Muslim refugee for discussing depictions of Muhammad with his class. Writing in The Signal – a widely circulated George State University paper