Texas Standard For July 3, 2018

Worried about a second American civil war? If it’s war we’re worried about, we may be facing the wrong direction. As Russia hosts the World Cup, no one seems to be paying attention to what the Kremlin is doing this moment in Syria: a bombing campaign and a fight that could eclipse the battle for Aleppo. Why do few seem to care, and is that not Vladmir Putin’s calculus? And: great expectations among Texans as they consider the promises of Mexico’s president elect. Also: The scourge of diabetes among Hispanics in Texas, we’ll have details. Plus: Remembering the long-forgotten trains that ferried orphans to America’s west. All that and much more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 3, 2018 11:22 am